Saturday, March 18, 2017

Rob Roy of Coventry wins St Patrick Backgammon Open

Rob Roy of Coventry won the St. Patrick Backgammon Open with a 3-0 score. Adrian Costa of Bristol finalist, and Al Cantito of Naugatuck won consolation. || || || || || || 8 players at Coventry Backgammon Club held March 18; 3 local players, and 5 players from Brass City Backgammon Club that came in carpools from Waterbury area. || We wish to thank Elizabeth for our lunch. We are thankful for the voluntary donations towards lunch. || We thank the BCBC for their support, special thanks to Jim Sisti, Ed Corey, and Al Cantito for their special help with consolation flights and side pools. The BCBC also devised a system for chouettes that simplifies payment and the rotation of players. The BCBC now has a Facebook Page. The BCBC meets in Waterbury on the 3rd Thurs/mo. (next is April 20, 6pm) All other Thurs. they meet in Oxford CT. || Sat. April 1 is a special "April Fools Day" open house for backgammon at Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center in Storrs Center. Free competition starting at 10 am. The general public is invited, free backgammon lessons all day. || Next Coventry Backgammon is Sat. April 15

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