THE EAST KENT BACKGAMMONCLUB

Queens Head,

111 The Street,

Boughton,

Nr Faversham,

Kent,

ME13 9BH

01227 751369

Queens Head
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The East Kent Backgammon Club Winter Tournament will be held on Saturday 22nd January 2022

Start time 10:30 finish time around 7pm

Entry fee £15

Registration fee £10 (To cover trophies, bottles of wine, Coffee/Tea/Water)

Entry fee and Registration fee to be upfront (see below details)

£360 prize money (based on 24 players - last number at tournament)

All entry fee's go into the prize money

 

Semi finalists receive a bottle of wine & their entry fee

 

Optional £10 side pool (Winner takes all)

 

Winner & runner up both receive a trophy, bottle of wine and the remainder of the prize money split between the finalists

 

Format: (dependant on numbers)

Swiss Tournament

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.

 

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.

 

Venue:

Canterbury Golf Club  

Scotland Hills

Littlebourne Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT1 1TW

 

We have secured a large recently extended room in the club house for the Winter tournament.

They have a good selection of meals and light snacks at reasonable prices.

Food can be ordered on the day.

Free parking.

Rectangular tables will be in use for the event

 

Fees:

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.

Any player arriving late without calling me will not be able to play once the tournament has started and will not be entitled to a refund.

Contact me for bank details or PayPal (friends and family to be used otherwise you will have to pay the charge)

 

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 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.

 

p.s.

I organise this event purely for the love of the game and receive no money for doing so.

The venue is only charging us £5 a head and that includes coffe, tea & water. 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

 

 

Regards

Sean Thomas

07925861873

[email protected]

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