Sunday, January 15, 2017

Al Cantito wins January Backgammon Tournament

Al Cantito won all his matches at the Coventry Backgammon Club on Jan 14. Gerhard Roland won 2nd place. Mark Denihan won 2nd of B section. Other players were Mike Agranoff and Rob Roy. Click here for photos and full report. ||| The club meets monthly. Next meeting is Sat. Feb. 11. ||| Click here to join our email list ||| Our Facebook Page ||| Rob Roy on TwitterFeb 11 Saturday || Please come for plenty of backgammon and our hospitality and friendship. || Location: 3111 South Street Coventry Connecticut ||| We draw Round One at 12 Noon, call if running late 860 742-5562 Cannot send text messages to this phone ||| EF: $30 Prizes: 1st-$160, 2nd-$80 b/8. 9-point matches ||| B section 2:00 pm. EF: $15 Prizes: 1st-$40, 2nd-$20 b/4 ||| Free drinks and snacks. $1 Chouettes. No Children ||| Spectators are welcome. Tournament play optional. We meet at 3111 South Street, Coventry CT. (18 miles East of Hartford) Map From Hartford take I-84 East, go 5 mi. Right onto I-384 East, go 8 mi. Right onto Rt-6 East, go 2.6 mi. Left onto South Street, East, go 1.9 mi. We are on right after Majus Drive. 3111 South Street. Please park in my driveway, or on my side of street. ||| Rob Roy on Twitter ||| Coventry Backgammon Club to meet monthly in 2017 => Feb 11 ||| Mar 18 ||| Apr 15 ||| May 13 ||| Jun 10 ||| Jul 15 ||| Aug 12 ||| Sep 16 ||| Oct 14 ||| Nov 11 ||| Dec 9 ||| Connecticut Backgammon Magazine celebrates four years on Facebook with more than 450 backgammon lessons, stories, photos, puzzles, and tournament reports. Please click here and LIKE our page. As many of you already know, chess benefits from the U.S. Chess Federation, who administers, among other things, a nationwide rating system. Backgammon has no equivalent, and as a result makes it much more difficult to grow a club. It's been a slow climb for the Coventry Backgammon Club. || Here are some statistics that show that my chess program is growing at twice the rate my backgammon program is. || Please join Connecticut Backgammon Society on Facebook These statistics are compiled from the five chess events and the five backgammon events we had in 2016. || Ave. Turnout: BG=6 Chess=10. Total Number of Players: BG=12 Chess=34. Subscribers: BG=37 Chess=105. Facebook Page: BG=198 Chess=3280. || Visit us on Facebook

Monday, January 9, 2017

Sat Feb 11 - Coventry Backgammon Club

Coventry Backgammon Club meets Saturday, Feb. 11 ||| Our hospitality, friendship and plenty of backgammon ||| 3111 South Street, Coventry Connecticut ||| We draw Round One at 12 Noon, call if running late 860 742-5562 Cannot send text messages to this phone ||| Entry Fee is only $30. ||| Prizes: 1st-$160, 2nd-$80 b/8. 9-point matches ||| B section 2:00 pm. Entry Fee is only $15. Prizes: 1st-$40, 2nd-$20 b/4 ||| No children. Spectators are welcome. Tournament play optional. Free drinks and snacks. $1 Chouettes or $2 Chouettes. ||| Free Wifi. Free NetFlix. Free Amazon Prime. Free pool table. Free i7 Laptop PC with XG2 Backgammon loaded. ||| Visit our famous Facebook Page Feb 11 ||| Mar 18 ||| Apr 15 ||| May 13 ||| Jun 10 ||| Jul 15 ||| Aug 12 ||| Sep 16 ||| Oct 14 ||| Nov 11 ||| Dec 9 ||| Rob Roy on TwitterConnecticut Backgammon Magazine celebrates four years on Facebook with more than 450 backgammon lessons, stories, photos, puzzles, and tournament reports. Please click here and LIKE our page. As many of you already know, chess benefits from the U.S. Chess Federation, who administers, among other things, a nationwide rating system. Backgammon has no equivalent, and as a result makes it much more difficult to grow a club. It's been a slow climb for the Coventry Backgammon Club. || Here are some statistics that show that my chess program is growing at twice the rate my backgammon program is. || Please follow Connecticut Backgammon Magazine on Facebook These statistics are compiled from the five chess events and the five backgammon events we had in 2016. || Ave. Turnout: BG=6 Chess=10. Total Number of Players: BG=12 Chess=34. Subscribers: BG=37 Chess=105. Facebook Page: BG=198 Chess=3280. || The Coventry Backgammon Club will meet monthly during 2017: Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 13, Jun 10, Jul 15, Aug 12, Sep 16, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9. || Rob Roy on Twitter