111 The Street,
The East Kent Backgammon Club Autumn Tournament will be held on Saturday 29th January 2022
Start time 11:00
Entry fee £10
Registration fee £7 (To cover trophies, bottles of wine, Coffee/Tea/Water)
Entry fee and Registration fee to be upfront (see below details)
£200 prize money (based on 20 players - to be split between finalists, all entry fee's go into the prize money)
Winner & runner up both receive a trophy
Semi finalists receive a bottle of wine
Format: (dependant on numbers)
We aim to play a minimum of 4 main matches (either 5pt or 7pt)
Semi-final and a final. (longer matches time permitting)
Format may change depending on numbers.
The players will be chosen at random into groups of players, the highest bidder for each group gets a chance to win all the money if the winner is within their group.
Canterbury Golf Club
We have secured a large recently extended room in the club house for the Autumn tournament.
They have a good selection of meals and light snacks at reasonable prices. Menu attached.
Food can be ordered on the day.
Registration & Entry fee's to be paid upfront to secure a place. - 2 weeks in advance.
No refunds for no shows, although refunds will be paid if the tournament is cancelled.
Reserve players will be refunded if they don't get to play.
Refunds only to made for any cancelations before 72hrs before the event.
Contact me for bank details or PayPal (friends and family to be used otherwise you will have to pay the charge)
I will need confirmation if you are attending ASAP.
Confirmation via e-mail only please so I can keep a record.
The tournament may be limited to a number of players so make sure you sign up quickly.
Any additional entries over these numbers means you will be held as a reserve player until the upper number is achieved.
Format will be advised on the day as may change dependant on no shows.
All match scores will be added to the UKBGF ratings
Usual club rules apply (as per UKBGF)
Based on the last tournament the mains finished about 7pm and the final finished about 8pm
Covid - Health & Safety:
Despite Government rules being lifted, players will be welcome to still wear face masks or visors if the so desire.
I would strongly suggest that all players wash their hands or use sanitiser on a regular basis.
I organise this event purely for the love of the game and receive no money for doing so.
The venue also receives no money for letting us play there. So please order drinks and food as this is their reward.
Any money left over from the registration fees will be offered to the Golf Clubs Captains Charity.
If anyone needs picking up from Canterbury train station please let me know and we can arrange it
The Evenhill, 62 The Hill, Littlebourne, Kent, CT3 1TA - (2.1 miles)
Cost from: Single £85, Double/Twin £95, Family £140 including breakfast
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, A2 Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, CT2 9HX - (5 miles)
Cost from £71
The Victoria Hotel in Canterbury, 59 London Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JY. Telephone: 01227 459333 - (2.6 miles)
Cost from £49