Events

Upcoming tournaments:

Persian Rose Monthly Tournament
2nd SUNDAY of the Month, February through to October
ENTRY FEE: $50

2020 Melbourne Backgammon International
24-30 January 2020

New Zealand Backgammon championships

March 21st and 22nd in Auckland

 

South Australian Open Backgammon Championship

March 22nd

 

Sydney Open 2020 Backgammon Tournament

April 5th 2020

 

South Australia “Angie Hambour” Tournament

July 5th

 

South Australia Spring Tournament

November 22nd

 

 Persian Rose Monthly Tournament

2nd SUNDAY of the Month, February through to October
ENTRY FEE: $50
All entry fees will be returned in prize money.
Persian Rose Backgammon Club will be hosting a monthly tournament. The format will be round robin. Registration will be 9:30am with play starting at 10am. Players who are knocked out of the tournament will be able to participate in either chouettes or jackpot tournaments. Optional side pools will be available for the main tournament.
Any enquiries please contact the Tournament Director Taeed Athari. Ph: 0418207708 or Email taeed.athari@gmail.com

 

2020 Melbourne Backgammon International

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2020 Melbourne Backgammon International

 

New Zealand Backgammon championships

 

Date:                                        March 21, 2020 / March 22, 2020

Place:                                       Auckland Bridge Club                                           

                                                     273 Remuera Rd Auckland

Time:                                       10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

Entry Fee:                                $ 30.00 NZD

 

Two days of full on Backgammon.

March 21st Standard Swiss Format. Everyone is guaranteed to play 5 – seven point Matches. The pairings are random in the first Match. Players are not eliminated if they lose the first Match. No Player meets the same opponent twice. Successive rounds match Players with scores as similar to each other as possible. By the 3rd Match Experts are playing Experts, Average are playing Average and Novices are playing Novices.

March 22nd  Top sixteen (16) Players from the Swiss Format will play Knockout Matches to determine 1st 2nd 3rd places.

Clocks may be used for the final (8) Players in the Knockout Matches.

Silver Plate Tournament will be played on Sunday for all those who did not make it into the finals but still want to roll the dice. Standard Swiss Format to ensure everyone can play multiple times with multiple Players.

Prize:          Entry Fee’s will be used to fund the Venue, Prizes & Trophy’s

                    1st Place:      $ 200.00 estimate

                   2nd Place:     $ 100.00 estimate

                   3rd Place:     $   50.00 estimate

                   4th Place:     Bottle of Fine Wine

                   5th Place:     Bottle of Fine Wine

 

Silver Plate:

                   1st Place:      $ 50.00 estimate

                   2nd Place:     Personal Backgammon Lesson / Grant Hoffman

                   3rd Place:     Personal Backgammon Lesson / Grant Hoffman

                   4th Place:     Personal Backgammon Lesson / Grant Hoffman

Trophy’s will be given to 1st / 2nd / 3rd place.

Silver Plate will be given to winner of the Silver Plate Tournament.

 

We will also be soliciting sponsors. Any money or prizes donated by sponsors will be used to fund additional Prizes.

Purchase Tickets:  Click on Eventfinda Link

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/2020-new-zealand-backgammon-championship/auckland/remuera to purchase tickets. “Choose a Date”  Click on: Saturday March 21st. Ticket is good for both dates.

If you are unable to use Eventfinda you can e-mail me at morbeus@outlook.co.nz with your name, phone number and bring Entry Fee of $ 30.00 NZD (exact change) and pay at the door.

Doors open at 9:30 AM. Briefing at 9:45 AM. Tournament starts at 10:00 AM.

You don’t have to be an Expert to enter the Tournament. You are guaranteed to play at least 5 – Seven point matches against Players whose skill range is Expert to Novice. It is a lot of fun and a very excellent Backgammon learning experience. Give it a Go.

 

South Australian Open Backgammon Championship

March 22nd

Hotel Metropolitan, Grote Street, Adelaide. More information to follow

Sydney Open 2020 Backgammon Tournament

April 2020 Sydney Open

South Australia “Angie Hambour” TournamentJuly 5th

Hotel Metropolitan, Grote Street, Adelaide.  More info to follow

South Australia Spring Tournament

November 22nd

Hotel Metropolitan, Grote Street, Adelaide. More info to follow