We’re nearly to the end of the year, and the UK Tour is drawing to a close…
Archives for December 2018
It was a great shock last week to hear of the death of George Miltiadou on 6th December at the much too early age of 64. George had been having treatment for an aggressive form of cancer for some months, although most of the backgammon community were unaware that he was ill.
BMAB UK reached the milestone of 20 tournaments this weekend. However, this achievement was tempered by the very sad news that founder and regular TD Rick Janowski would not be able to be with us.
It is with great sadness that we report the death last Thursday of Erhan Doğrusöz, who many of you will know from his career as a manufacturer of backgammon boards.
With the caffeine highs now subsiding after a very successful inaugural year, a freshly brewed Harris + Hoole Cup begins on 01 March.
2019 sees a World Cup-style format for the tournament, a blend of group stage [6 x 9 pts.] and knockout phase [17 pts.] spread over the year, winners filtering down to a finals day in London on 30 November.[Read more…]