Welcome to The UK Open Backgammon Tournament  2021!

Could you be this year’s UK Backgammon Champion?

Key information

Date:    27/28/29 August 2021  (Friday/Saturday/Sunday of the bank holiday weekend)

Tournament Director:    Shaun Goode.   The TD team will include Kevin Jones, Mark Calderbank and Seán Jones

The venue:   Woodland Grange
The full address of the venue is Woodland Grange, Old Milverton Lane, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 6RN
The phone number is 01926 336621

Woodland Grange is a great venue for the tournament and, since this is our second year there, we will be able to improve on a couple of slightly problematic areas.  This venue has great facilities ranging from complimentary, superfast internet access to a state-of-the-art fitness room, sauna and jacuzzi.  We have been able to negotiate preferential rates for guest accommodation and you can find more information here – The Venue

How to register for the tournament: 
Fill in the registration form here – Register
You will immediately receive an email confirming your registration and you will be able to see your name here – Who’s registered?
If you have any difficulty or further questions please email shaungglobal@gmail.com

Events and Fees:

Masters Flight
Registration £50, Entry £100  (100% of Entry Fee returned)
This covers Main, Consolation and Grange Cup (aka Last Chance).
Masters Satellites – Entry £20 – prize = Registration and Entry to the Masters Flight
Side pools are available.
Intermediate Flight (eligibility rules will apply)
Registration £35  Entry £35  (100% of Entry Fee returned)
Again, side pools will be available.
For those who want to play but for a reduced cost it will be possible to pay just the entry fee and no prize money will be given.
Intermediate Satellites – Entry £10 – prize = Registration and Entry to the Intermediates Flight

Other events:  SuperJackpot, Doubles, Speedgammon, Satellites, Friday Freeroll and Cash Pot tournaments

Payment:  At the end  of July we will request payment of the registration fee and the entry fee for the main events to confirm places.  Side pools and minor events can be paid for on the day in cash.

UKBGF Membership
Registration fees for the 2021 UK Open do not depend on whether or not you are a member of the UK Backgammon Federation.  However, exclusive UKBGF member benefits will apply (to be announced).  If you are not yet a UKBGF member but wish to join, please do so in advance of the UK Open using the online form on the UKBGF website: Join the UKBGF

If you have any questions please contact Tournament Director Shaun Goode directly (shaungglobal@gmail.com)  or using the Contact Us form.

We look forward to seeing you at the tournament.
Shaun