Events

Upcoming tournaments:

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

Angie Hambour Memorial Backgammon Tournament (Adelaide)
July 7th 2019

New Zealand Backgammon Championship
6th and 7th July 2019

2019 Queensland Open Backgammon Championship
9th-11th August 2019

Newcastle Open
15th September  2019

Spring 2019 Sydney Open Backgammon Tournament
6th October 2019

2020 Melbourne Backgammon International
Official event date to be announced but work on late January at this stage

 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

THE 2019 ANGIE HAMBOUR MEMORIAL DOUBLE ELIMINATION BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT
And Free, Unlimited Consolation Tournament

Date: Sunday 7th JULY 2019.
Place: The Metropolitan Hotel, 46 Grove Street , Adelaide

The Eighteenth (18 th ) Angie Hambour Memorial Backgammon Tournament will be held on
Sunday 7th JULY 2019 at METROPOLITAN HOTEL, 46 GROTE STREET, Adelaide.
The venue will be open from 8:30am with registration on the day and the draw occurring at 8:45am and play
starting promptly at 9:00am and points lost (1 point) for lateness starting at 9:05am. This will be a DOUBLE
ELIMINATION tournament. Every entrant will be have one loss but will be eliminated following a second
loss. A detailed draw sheet will be available on the day. Merit Tournament Rules & time limits apply.
PLEASE READ BELOW IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON
FINAL MATCHES THAT COULD BE RESCHEDULED.
A free unlimited entry consolation tournament will be organised.
Entry fees $85.00 financial members : $95.00 non-members
PLAYERS ARE REQUESTED TO BRING THEIR OWN BOARDS.
An unlimited, free entry into the Consolation Tournament will be available to all players eliminated from the main round.
Note all entry fees are returned to players less any administration and trophy expenses.
For example, if 16 entries are received with an average entry fee of $75.00, out of the prize pool of
$1,200.00, the following prize money could be paid, gross of trophy expenses;

FIRST PRIZE—$600 (50% + Engraved Trophy) / FINALIST—$300 (25% + Engraved Trophy)
FINALIST (LF) – $150 (12.5% + Medal) / CONSOLATION – $150 (12.5% + Medal)

The Backgammon Association gratefully acknowledges the kind assistance of the Metropolitan Hotel.

ENTRY FORM : PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Please make cheques payable to “Backgammon Association of SA Inc” and post to
PO Box 450 Mitcham SA 5062 or hand deliver to a committee member on a club night.
I agree to abide by the tournament rules as posted and understand the tournament committee’s
rulings are final. Only financial members can claim the members rate.
Payment of entry fees signifies acceptance of the tournament rules and conditions.
NAME …………………………………MOBILE PHONE No………………..
E-MAIL……………………………………………………………………………………………………
I UNDERSTAND NO REFUNDS + SPECIAL CONDITIONS APPLY.
SIGNED ……………………………………………….. DATE ………………………………………..
NOTE: in the interests of completing the tournament and associated events, final matches
may be rescheduled to a later time/day, subject to time issues.
In particular, they may be played on Tuesday 9th July 2019.
Non attendance on 9 th July 2019 will result in forfeiture of the matches to be played.

REMEMBER,
the $15 early bird
discount date is
TUESDAY
2nd JULY

New Zealand Backgammon Championship 

Date: July 6, 2019 / July 7, 2019
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.
July 6th 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.

July 7th 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.
Consolation 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

Consolation:
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.
Trophy will be given to winner of the Consolation 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/2019/2019-new-zealand-backgammon-championship/auckland/remuera
to purchase tickets. “Choose a Date” Click on: Saturday 6 July 2019. Ticket is good for both dates.
If you are unable to use Eventfinda you can e-mail me: Name / Phone Number / 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.

2019 Queensland Open Backgammon Championship and
Inaugural Australian Speedgammon Championship

For further information please refer to the Queensland Backgammon Facebook Page

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2019 Newcastle Open

September 15th 2019 at Club Charlestown (same venue, new name)
Lincoln St, Charlestown.

Information as it comes to hand….

 

Spring 2019 Sydney Open Backgammon Tournament

2019 Spring Sydney Open Flyer
Match Format

 

 

 

 

2020Melbourne Backgammon International

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Sydney Backgammon External Flyer July 2019
SYDNEY BACKGAMMONERS EXTERNAL TOURNAMENTS
# 2019 Angie Hambour Memorial Tournament