@ Shortland Public School Library
The Newcastle Backgammon Club commenced it's 2021 season
on the 29th of January with a social games night. The Club
Championship started on February 5th and will continue on the dates available on
the dates page, Covis restrictions permitting.
The club is based upon friendly competition with the main emphasis on a Club Championship rather than money play.
Membership fees are $5-$10 per year and playing fees are $5 per
player per night.
There are 20 round robin Club Championship tournament nights per year along with 3 knock out tournament nights and a Presentation night (link to dates below).
The Newcastle Open Backgammon Tournament for 2020 has been held online as "The Newy" and is due for completion in October. This tournament is being run as a double elimination style tournament, different to the normal round robin qualifiers into an 8 person KO final. Results can be found through this link.
Telephone Club President Robert Disney 4946-9222 (Int'l
+61 2 49469222) or
email for more information.
There is a public group and a page on Facebook. Search Newcastle Backgammon Club
A slightly longer history of the club can be found here .
Newcastle Backgammon Club until further notice will meet on the dates listed here at Shortland Public School Library, Sandgate Rd, Shortland, from 6:45pm for 7:15 pm start.
2021 Club Championship
The 2019 Club Championship will begin on February 5th
The Club Championship table can be found here.
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