The Old Coach Horses,

Church Hill,





01227 766609

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This event has been cancelled due to Coronavirus.

We look forward to arranging the next event as soon as its safe to do so.



The East Kent Backgammon Club Spring Tournament will be held on ..................

Start time 11:30

Entry fee £10

Registration fee £5 (To cover trophies & bottles of wine & room hire)

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)

4 groups, Round Robin 5pt matches (aim for minimum of 4 matches each)

Winner of each group to play 5pt semi final, with the winners going through to the final. (longer matches time permitting)

Format may change depending on numbers. Although I aim for us to play at least 4 x 5pt matches.


Group auction:

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  

Scotland Hills

Littlebourne Road





We have secured a large room in the club house for the spring tournament.

They have a good selection of meals at reasonable prices. Menu attached (Meal and coffee/tea/soft drink for £10).

Meals can be ordered and paid for upfront with the other fees.

Free parking.



Registration & Entry fee's to be paid upfront.

No refunds for no shows.

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)

Food optional to be paid upfront with the above fee's.


Very Important:

I will need confirmation if you are attending ASAP.

Confirmation via e-mail only please so I can keep a record.

The tournament will be limited to a number of players to make the Round Robin format work.

This will be advised once all confirmations are in or closer to the event.

Ideally this will be either 18, 20, 24, 28 or maximum 32 players.

Any additional entries over these numbers means you will be held as a reserve player until the upper number is achieved.


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



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


Local accommodation:

The Evenhill, 62 The Hill, Littlebourne, Kent, CT3 1TA - (2.1 miles)

Cost from: Single £85, Double/Twin £95, Family £140 including breakfast

The Evenhill website


Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, A2 Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, CT2 9HX - (5 miles)

Cost from £71

holiday-inn-express-canterbury website


The Victoria Hotel in Canterbury, 59 London Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JY. Telephone: 01227 459333 - (2.6 miles)

Cost from £49

The Victoria Hotel website




Sean Thomas


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