Saturday, 26 November 2016

7 November 2016

Our November meeting was won by Paul who beat Ian Baker in the final. Gary gave a well received lecture & the new visitors were John Horton & Jamie as well as Dexter (Paul's dog) as you will see below. 

24 October 2016

A special club evening took place at the G Casino on 24th October for league matches.

3 October 2016

13 players pitched up & we were pleased to welcome Jonathan Backhouse for the first time. Paul started the evening with a lecture on the doubling cube & in the knock-out Paul shared first place with Ian Baker. Jonathan reached the semi-final on his first visit.

 Alan on his way to a win against Martin

 Jonathan beats Graeme

 Another first time visitor, Pippa rests while Gary plays

Mike against joint champ, Ian

Monday, 21 November 2016


Remember the article on the British Backgammon Federation web site last autumn about the pros and cons of baffle boxes?  This was followed up by a poll to evaluate members' attitudes to using them in match play, the results of which can be found here.

Well, for those of you who are in favour of such devices, you might want to have a try at building your own.  Make: magazine has just published an article with links to how-to guides and resources for those who want to give it a go, you can find it here.