Denver Backgammon Online Tourney 5/7

  • 16 Players
  • Double Elimination
  • Backgammon
  • May 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM MDT



WHEN: 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays
WHERE: Online
TIME: Registration begins at 5:00pm MDT and closes at 6:45pm MDT, play begins at 7:00pm MDT. To register:

New Players - If you have never participated in an online Denver event you must indicate your playing on Meetup, pay your entry fee (detailed below), and text Dan @ 3o3-356-3679 using WhatsApp; include your First and Last Name, Preferred Platform, and User Name.

Returning Players - If you're a returning player just indicate your playing in Meetup and pay your entry fee (detailed below).

DETAILS: $20 entry fee w/ optional $20 Side Pool. Double elimination (two matches guaranteed) - 7 point matches for the Main, 5 point matches for the Consolation.
DONATION: $10 (or 5% rounded to the nearest $5, whichever is >) of total entry fee and side pool from tournament will go towards Meetup, Colorado Backgammon, Denver Backgammon, future tournaments and the continued outreach for new players.

• Each match, players can decide which platform to use for play (Grid Gammon [the most preferred platform], Safe Harbor or Backgammon Galaxy). However, if a platform cannot be agreed to, then the match must be played on
• All communications to and from the Director should be via WhatsApp (match wins, problems, etc.). A Group WhatsApp will be created prior to 7:00pm MDT.
• All payments will be made through Venmo (payments must be made prior to tournament start), #Americanjam or 3o3-356-3679.
• Registration closes at 6:45pm MDT. Matches will be posted (including near real-time updates) and announced at 7:00pm MDT.
• Once the bracket is posted, contact your opponent DIRECTLY (phone or text). The number can be retrieved from the newly created Group in the WhatsApp application.
• Please DO NOT use the main Group WhatsApp for communication with your opponent, as there is way too much chatter. It should ONLY be used for communication with the Director.
• The Top player listed for the matches will set up the match on the agreed to platform. If using Backgammon Galaxy, be sure to select Clock Casual (15s +3m) to provide ample time should a problem occur.
• The Bottom player listed will Join the newly created match.
• The WINNER is responsible for reporting the match result, again using the main Group WhatsApp (3o3-356-3679). Once reported, your new match will be posted shortly thereafter. The match can begin once both players are available and the platform is determined.
• Should you lose in the Main bracket, you will have a second chance to cash in the Consolation bracket. All match lengths are 5 points in the Consolation.
• All winners will be paid via Venmo immediately following the completion of the tournament:

Payouts based on 16 players
1st/2nd Main
1st Consolation

REAL TIME UPDATES: For real-time bracket updates visit
Additional information can also be found here, including platform preferences and User Names.

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Win with Grace / Lose with Class / Play with Passion

Final Results

Supreme Champion: Cary SP (cgh31)
Worthy Adversary: Lynn SP (LynnL)
Maybe Next Time: Mary (Denvergal2)

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