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London Open 2014 Update and News

Posted By: stw672
Date: Sunday, 28 July 2013, at 3:13 p.m.

Dear bgonline reader,

We are still a good 10 months away from the London Open 2014 but we have already sold a quarter of the tickets. 64 players have signed up for what will be the largest backgammon tournament to be held in living memory in the UK. Places are strictly limited to 256 players.

For the first time we will be running a Super Jackpot alongside the London Open and the Professionals' Tournament. Registration for all three tournaments is 40. Entry is free to the London Open, 250 for the Pros and 1,000 for the Super Jackpot. 100% of entry fees are returned as prizes.

You can buy tickets for the tournament here:

http://londonopenbg.weebly.com/buy-tickets.html

Jason Pack has written a fascinating article on the London Open 2013 for Gammon Village that he has kindly given us permission to reproduce.

You can find it here:

http://londonopenbg.weebly.com/media.html

Sean Williams will be attending the World Championships in Monte Carlo at the start of August on behalf of the London Open 2014 Team and will be blogging about his experiences.

You can read his Monte Carlo blog here:

http://londonopenbg.weebly.com/blog.html

Finally, we have hours of footage from the live streaming of the 2013 tournament. We are going to start making this available over the coming weeks and months. A taster is available here:

http://youtu.be/EOvyOTOOCOU

We'll send another update next month.

The London Open 2014 Team

 

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