Newcastle Backgammon Club
@ Club Charlestown

 

The Newcastle Backgammon Club commenced it's 2024 season on the 9th and 23rd of January with social games nights. The Club Championship started on January 30th and will continue on the dates available on the Dates Page.

The club is based upon friendly competition with the main emphasis on a Club Championship rather than money play.

Membership fees are $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 and 2021 was held online as "The Newy". 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. The 2022 edition was able to be run live at Club Charlestown on the second Sunday in September.

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 Australia.

A slightly longer history of the club can be found here .

Current Venue

From TUESDAY July 27th, 2021 we moved back to Club Charlestown, 5 Lincoln St, Charlestown. Slightly earlier start time of 6:45pm for 7:00pm start.

Many thanks to the staff of Shortland Public school for hosting the club for the first half of 2021.

2024 Club Championship

The 2024 Club Championship begin on January 30th. Dates for the year are here

The Club Championship table can be found here.

Latest Club News

For the latest Newcastle Backgammon Club Web-Blotter, click here

 

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