Welcome to The Midlands Open Backgammon Tournament  2020!

2020 Tournament Cancelled!

2021 Tournament will take place in Moseley, Birmingham on the weekend of 25th/26th September 2021!

There are so many backgammon clubs and players in the midlands that we felt we should be represented on the backgammon major events calendar.  Thus here we are – and the Midlands Open Tournament is now open for registration.

This tournament is also stage 9 on the UKBGF Tour.  Read all about it here…. https://ukbgf.com/ukbgf-tour/

Key information

      • Stage 9 on the UKBGF Tour
      • 8th/9th August 2020
      • Moseley, Birmingham
      • 64 player event, swiss style (5 rounds) qualifying on Day 1 for the final 16 on Day 2 with Consolation and Last Chance
      • Doubles
      • Reg fee £30, Entry £45
      • First prize £1100

The tournament is now open for registration.  At the beginning of July we will request payment of the registration fee and the entry fee to confirm places.  Any unconfirmed places still remaining after a week will be offered to wait-listed players.

Format

Friday – There will be a social warm up on Friday night with a variety of events running all of which should be concluded by the end of the evening – the emphasis is on fun backgammon activities like chouettes and jackpots.
Saturday – Swiss format (7pt) qualifying rounds (5 rounds) on Saturday
Saturday Night – Doubles (5-pts) + other events as required
Sunday – Main last 16 KO (11pts) + Consolation (7pts), Last Chance (5pts) and Jackpots (as required)

Venue

The venue is Moseley All Services Club, 91 Church Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 9EA.  There is car parking on site and surrounding roads.
A buffet lunch and tea, coffee and water will be provided.  The club bar will be open all day/evening for other refreshments.
There are lots of restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars and supermarkets all within 5 minutes walk.  Moseley is a wonderful vibrant and historic area of Birmingham.  The Birmingham Backgammon Club is especially fond of the Farmers Market….

Finally

If you have any questions please contact Tournament Director Shaun Goode directly or using the Contact Us form.

We look forward to seeing you at the tournament.
Shaun