The Golden Gammon Players Championship
The Players Championship returns at the Ambassadors Hotel in Central London on the 11th and 12th December 2021.
We have an amazing top prize of a tournament Golden Gammon board and, as ever, there are seven great prizes for the other winners and runners up including Erhan and Silverman Boards.
Entry for this event is just £50 or £55 for non UKBGF Members, which includes Arrival tea, coffee and light snacks. There will be additional discounts available for food at this venue.
The event will our usual format of a Saturday "double eliminator" and a Sunday Main, Consolation and Last Chance. There will be side pools available at £10, £20 & £50 with a 100% which are payable at the event.
Covid 19 - We want to keep a safe environment for all our players and staff. You may be asked for your vaccine status or to take a LFT. If you register and can't come because of Covid we will give a full refund. Please check the UKBGF page for details.
See the bottom of the page for each days format. All matches will be All matches are UKBGF rated, and likely to be our first entry to the WBGF World Ratings.
All Sunday Main 11pt matches are clock preference with a setting of 90+12s. Baffle box is optional. The TD's reserve the right to put any match on a clock with a time setting of their choice to enable matches that fall behind schedule to catch up.
UKBGF rules apply, however, if required the TD's decision is final.
You are expected to start your next round match within 15 minutes of both players finishing their match. A player not ready to play they will forfeit that match. There will be a 30 minute lunch break to be taken after your first round has finished.
Registration from 9.30am with side pools open until 10.30. Play due to start at 11am.
The final and selected matches throughout the tournament will be recorded and livestreamed.
Main: 1st Aref Alipour, 2nd Cecilia Rogers, 3rd Larry Smyth, 4th Michael Kamintzi
Consolation 1: Anna Clarke, 2nd Danny DeMeester
Consolation 2: Julian Minwalla, 2nd Saravanan Sathyanandha
Consolation 3: Stuart Mann, 2nd Tim Line
Last Chance: Radu Ciortan
Additional 8 player knockout won by Adam Taylor
Use the links below to take you to the start of each match.
You can find a list of the results here
Backgammon London are committed to supporting the UKBGF We offer discounts to members at our events, and also run competitions in partnership with the UKBGF. Membership is £25 per year or £60 for three years. Youth membership* is free for under 26 year olds and students* (conditions apply*)
We are offering UKBGF members discounts on these events:
The Players Championship - £5
The Memorial - £5
UK National Online Championships - £5
The London Open - £5
The UK National Online Championships - £5
The Backgammon Hub Challenge - Free
The UKBGF National League - Free
The UKBGF National Knockout - Free
3 Silverman, 4 Erhan and a Golden Gammon board