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In Abu Dhabi, During Holy Month of Ramadan…Play Backgammon

Here is an interesting way to pass the time of day if you happen to be spending time in Abu Dhabi during the most holy month of Ramadan. Play backgammon. This month, the Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi will offer a lavish Iftar buffet complete with Ramadan juices for only AED135 per person for adults and AED75 […]

The Road to the International Backgammon Championship Begins Here. Now!

Those of you who read this posting regularly KNOW that I HATE to use press releases as sources of information. I’d rather use my contacts (real people) around the world. Nevertheless, every once in a while an organization puts out a release that says it all. Hence this week, something from the U.S. Backgammon Federation…. […]

Push to Excite (and Teach) New Backgammon Players is On: High Schoolers and College Students the Target

I noted this item on a news web site and thought…in view of how much we all love backgammon, it would be good to get the word out about a growing movement: The US Backgammon Federation is starting backgammon clubs at  high schools and colleges all over the country. The Fed said, “We will help provide […]

Beautiful Setting, Awesome Tournament: Get Thee Over to Meribel, France

Top international BG players are coming to Meribel again this year. And why not? Check out the setting. [Got to] What I like about this tournament is it provides an opportunity for amateurs (like me) to watch, play and  learn from, top international players. The tournament will be held from 8 to12 December at the […]

Backgammon Expert Releases Excellent Book on How to Play

Before I begin, apologies to my regular viewers.  I was sick as a junkyard dog all last week, so I fell behind on my backgammon postings. Well, I’ll do two this week. I promise. Now to something pretty cool. Mary Hickey is a backgammon champion. And a stay at home mom. Now, she’s also an […]

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