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Sydney Backgammon Club Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Our year got off to a good start with a visit of my friend from the UK, Rosey Bensley and another Pom, Tim Combley.   We played a 5 person 5 point round robin. Martin Sagradian started the evening with … Continue reading

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Sydney Backgammon Club Tuesday 28th November 2017

A good night’s Backgammon was played by the 4 of us. 7 point round robin with Stephen taking home the $20 after beating me on DMP. Well played. Apologies for the photo quality. I’ll try harder. And here’s a little … Continue reading

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Inaugural Evening

It was a quiet first step in our new venue and because of that the new format remains untried. However, I played three 9 pointers and one seven pointer and finished before 10:30pm so the format is possible. Masoud and … Continue reading

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Why Video A Match?

This is a question I’ve been asked numerous times. Basically it helps me analyse my play and perhaps give insights where there’s a weakness. I recently played a series of 21 money games. At the conclusion I pocketed a small … Continue reading

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Sydney Backgammon Club resumption

My apologies, it has taken a little longer than anticipated but I’ve at last been given the green light by my Dr. I propose to start a weekly meeting on Tuesday 14th November 2017 at the Hero of Waterloo Hotel, 81 Lower Fort … Continue reading

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Experiment at The Hero of Waterloo Hotel

Last night had mixed results. The pub is lovely and the room allocated very quiet (background music which we may be able to persuade the publican to lower after becoming better acquainted ) and while the lighting on first entering … Continue reading

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Hello Sydney Backgammon Players

Having experienced a rather distressing and traumatic parting of the ways with the ABF board, it has taken awhile for me to regroup and assess my future involvement in the Australian Backgammon scene. My love of the game is undiminished … Continue reading

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