***Main flight registrations will be increased by £5 for last minute entries after 1st August 2023)
Registrations for all events close 2 hours before official draw times scheduled so please register for all events in advance where possible.
Players may enter one or any two adjacent side pools only, Pay-out only for side pools entered 65% / 35% furthest progression in main events.
Pay-out for all other events and side pools will be 65% / 35%
Additional Prize money / prizes to be announced dependent on Sponsorship
Additional Side Events.
Over the 4 days of the tournament there will be a number of additional side events. These are open to everyone and therefore beginners could end up playing the best players in the world (if they turn up).
Win a board for Charity
There will be a number of backgammon boards to be won during the tournament with multiple entries available in 32 player draws.
A Gunduz board, from Turkey (value £400) £15 entry.
A Cocoon board (Value £275) – £10 Entry.
And maybe others to be confirmed.
Starting on the Thursday there will be draws filled in groups of 8 using an 8 sided dice for positions until completed.
Have you ever played the game sitting next to your opponent on a board with 24 points in a row? Confusing and mind-bending but its exactly the same game. £5 entry (Equity to charity) in groups of 8. Winner receives £50
Raystede Animal Charity
Will be the recipient of profits from these events
There will be other events during the 4 days of the tournament subject to interest including but not limited to:
This will no doubt pop up all over the venue, some will be closed to cliques, but if you are interested in taking part we will get some lists up to group people together. Hopefully from £1 per point to get everyone involved, these will not be part of the tournament and will be self organised. Players in tournaments will be expected to play matches not Chouette.
Texas Holdem Poker £50 entry (10% to charity) as long as at least 8 players interested.
Please note that all tournament events will be played to UKBGF / WBGF rules and any disputes will be adjudicated by the directors or selected tournament committee. Penalty points will be imposed at the discretion of director where applicable for players not turning up for matches as scheduled. Does not apply to Round Robin groups, if a player does not complete all matches those not completed will be scored a 1-0 win.
All details subject to change at time of tournament including match lengths and clock times.