Bank Holiday Weekend 27/28th May 2023
One weekend - Two events
Ambassador Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H 0HX
Saturday: London Intermediates Championship
UKBGF Tour Winners Qualifier
+ Open flight competition
4 ArtGammon Boards to be won*
As well as the London Intermediates Championship with 64 players, we are also running an Open competition. with up to 64 players.
The registration for Singles day is £35/£40 non UKBGF members.
The Intermediates will have a Main, Consolation and last chance with boards for the winners and the Main runner up.
The Open flight is a 7pt knockout with a fighters bracket and a Lucky Loser competition. £15 of each players registration will be put into the prize fund for the 1st & 2nd places.
The Intermediates will also be a UKBGF Tour Winners Invitational Qualifier. You're UKBGF rating must be below 1600 to enter the Intermediates. Once the Intermediates is full, players will be automatically placed in the Open flight.
There will be additional side pools with 100% return to be paid during registration
Open £10, £20, £50
Intermediates £10, £20
Intermediates Draw | Open Flight Draw
Saturday 27th May
London Intermediates 2023 - 64 players (live)
1st David Tulip
2nd Becca Bell
1st Paul Moulton
2nd Paul Ryb
1st Hannah Parente
2nd Aniel Ciobanu
Open flight - 48 players (live)
1st Danny De Meester (undefeated)
2nd David Brown
3rd Reza Aghdam
There will be a maximum of 64 players in each flight. Undefeated players will play 7 point matches, otherwise matches will be 5pts Clock settings are 90s and 12s clock preference in the Intermediates and mandatory the Open flight.
Play starts at 11am with morning registration from 10am.
Sunday: UKBGF Clubs Championships 2023
Backgammon London are proud to be hosting the UKGBF Clubs Championships this year. Registration is from just £15 per team member + £15 entry to the prize pool. This includes a buffet lunch.
If you would like you to reserve a place for your team please fill out the registration form below. Preference will be given to clubs on the UKBGF clubs page, then second teams, then other clubs. There is space for 32 teams.
Central London location: Ambassador Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H 0HX
Near Euston and Kings Cross stations.
Registration and Entry £150 per team (+ £10 for each player who is not a UKBGF Member)
50% of this goes into the prize pool - 70/30 split between Main and Consolation, 70/30 split for winners/runners up with 100% return.
Each team must be 5 players. Maximum of 32 teams can enter.
Stage 1: Round Robin groups of 4 teams. with 5pt matches
Stage 2: Main flight - Division winners knockout with 5pt matches
Consolation flight - 5pt knockout
Play starts at 11am.
Registration is now closed. We have 26 teams booked in. The draw is here
Sunday 28th May
UKBGF Clubs Tournament 2023 - 130 players in 26 teams (live)
1st East Kent Backgammon Club "The Peasants Revolt" (Peter Finnimore(c), Martin Taylor, Larry Smyth, David Tingey, Gary Brooker)
2nd Bristol "A" (Andy Boysan(c), Stuart Mann, Safi Tracey, Ian Hedges, Neil Young)
1st Clissold Arms, North London B (Martin Sher(c), Aydin Kolcak, Ivan Scheer, Guy Levi, Harvey Kass)
2nd Birmingham Bulls (Richard Carter(c), Rob Perry, Matthew Fisher, Peter Hodson, Steve Moxley)