The UK Online National Championship

ONLINE EVENT

Backgammon London in association with Golden Gammon and the UKBGF are hosting the

The UK Online National Championships

From 1st February 2022 with rounds every 2 weeks


The first UKON's is underway with 143 players. Some of the notable players are Gaz Owen, Sebastian Wilkinson, Chris Rogers, Lawrence Powell, Charles Hill and the recent New York Open champion Mike Ireland. See the full list below.

We are currently in the first round.


Open to any players who are British Nationals’ or players that live in the UK.


Format: 13 Point Triple Elimination More Swiss with clock set to 90s+10. Matches will be played on Backgammon Hub.


We have three levels of entry:

Bronze: £15 or £10 for UKBGF Members - win a competition size Golden Gammon board worth $550

Silver: £20 or £15 for UKBGF Members - win £500 cash prize

Gold: £25 or £20 for UKBGF Members - win both the board and £500

Additional side pools of £10, £20 & £50 with 100% return.


The winner also receives the lovely trophy pictured on the right.


The draw for the first round will be on the 1st February 2022, and then each round will be drawn every 14 days. Play is on Backgammon Hub. You agree a start time with your opponent, then if one player doesn't turn up within 15 minutes of the scheduled time they forfeit the match. If the match isn't played within the period both players will lose.


All matches are UKBGF rated.

Check the current standings here

Winners Trophies

1st Prize: Golden Gammon
Full Sized Competition Board

Players

  1. Adrian Farthing

  2. Afshin Foulad

  3. Alex Polden

  4. Alex Ward

  5. Alexandru Pascu

  6. Alfie Kirkpatrick

  7. ANDREW DARBY

  8. Andrew Fotiadis

  9. Andrew Guthrie

  10. Andrew Hunter

  11. Andrew Selby

  12. Andrew Tucker-Peake

  13. Ann Pocknell

  14. Anna Price

  15. Becca Swetman

  16. Cato Fordham

  17. Cecilia Sparke

  18. Charles Hill

  19. Chris Filby

  20. Chris Hamilton

  21. Chris Rogers

  22. Christoph Deiter

  23. Colin Bryant

  24. Cristian Cozos

  25. Cristina Birsan

  26. Cynthia Roberts

  27. Damien Ricaud

  28. DAN PASCU

  29. Dan Rovira

  30. Danny Cohen

  31. Danny DeMeester

  32. Darryl Artt

  33. David Dennis

  34. David Lazarus

  35. David Lenton

  36. David Potter

  37. David Sharp

  38. David Tulip

  39. Denby Pettitt

  40. Ed Howey

  41. Eric Maillebiau

  42. Fabricio Cardoso

  43. Gareth Thomas

  44. Gary Watson

  45. Gaz Owen

  46. Geoff Hall

  47. George Jacobs

  48. George Toursoulopoulos

  49. George Vlachonikolis

  50. Graham Sievers

  51. Graham Sparshott

  52. Ian Gwynne

  53. Ian Hedges

  54. Jacob Atie

  55. James Newman

  56. Jamie MacPherson

  57. Jason Champion

  58. Jason Masimore

  59. Jay Hayter

  60. Jenny Cooper

  61. Jeremy Feldman

  62. Jerry White

  63. John Horton

  64. Jonathan Charles Lamb

  65. Julia Hayward

  66. June Williamson

  67. Karen Slawek

  68. Ken Gibson

  69. Kev Jones

  70. Kevin Bailey

  71. Kristian Mills

  72. Krzysztof Cebula

  73. Larry Smyth

  74. Lawrence Powell

  75. Lee Bakewell

  76. Luca Mills

  77. Lucy Winslow

  78. Marius Marin

  79. Mark Manley

  80. Mark Robinson

  81. Martin Mullard

  82. Martyn Hamer

  83. Maxim McDonald

  84. Michael Petrakas

  85. Michael Shewry

  86. Michele De Havilland

  87. Mike Grabsky

  88. Mike Ireland

  89. Mike Kenny

  90. Mike michaels

  91. Mike Murton

  92. Mike Nicholls

  93. Miron du Plessis

  94. Mitchell Connolly

  95. Murat Hatipoglu

  96. Mutlu Ustun

  97. Neil Clarke

  98. Neil Webb

  99. Nick Sandqvist

  100. Nicky Check

  101. Nils Figenschou

  102. Paolo Barone

  103. Paul Clark

  104. Paul King

  105. Paul Money

  106. Paul Statter

  107. Pete Heskett

  108. Peter Bennet

  109. Peter Booth

  110. Peter Daly

  111. Peter Hodson

  112. Plamen Sivrev

  113. Reece Hodges

  114. Rich Tegna

  115. Richard Carter

  116. Richard Halvorsen

  117. Roberto Rodriguez

  118. Roger Phillips

  119. Roland Archer

  120. Russ Clapham

  121. Safi Tracy

  122. Salvador Leong

  123. Sam Green

  124. Sarah Jolliff

  125. Saravanan

  126. Sean Clennell

  127. Sebastian Wilkinson

  128. Simon Carter

  129. Simon Morecroft

  130. Simon Tracy

  131. Sion Edwards

  132. Stefan Paliwoda

  133. Steve Fitton

  134. Steve Holman

  135. Steve Lee

  136. Steve Pickard

  137. Sue Keeble

  138. Sue Perks

  139. Tad Collins

  140. Tom Ovenall

  141. Tom Thorpe

  142. Vincent Nolan

  143. Wayne Joseph

Note: This is for British Nationals or players that live in the UK. If a non eligible player takes part, they will not win any prizes, will not have any refund after the first round draw is made and may be removed from the competition at any time. Players may be asked to prove their eligibility.


We reserved the right to record any match and to set the date and time of selected matches including the final.


The side pools will be 70/30 to the highest placed players in each side pool, unless players agree something different before the final commences.


The tournament directors are Andrew Selby, David Potter & Alfie Kirkpatrick


Our More Swiss format will generally follow the format developed by Rory Pascar. You can read more about it here https://www.moreswiss.com/

UKBGF Membership

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

  • Backgammon Hub Challenge - Free

  • The UKBGF National League - Free

  • The UKBGF National Knockout - Free