Affiliated Clubs

             
If you are a local club director and would like your club listed, please e-mail clubs@usbgf.org with name of club, city/state, number of club members, contact person and their mailing address, playing venue/dates/times, and website, if any. Clubs listed in the USBGF Affiliated Club Network will receive an official Affiliated Club placard, which can be displayed at club events. An Affiliated Club logo image can be emailed to you, which is suitable to use on club websites, newsletters and in other promotional materials. Either Affiliated Club format can be requested by emailing info@usbgf.org. The USBGF Local Club Network, arranged by state, currently includes:
 
 

ALABAMA

1. FLORENCE

FLORENCE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Jean Mammen- 256-856-4846 & Frank DeSandre– 731-607-0982

Email: Frank DeSandre

Venue: Flobama Sports Bar, 311 North Court Street, Florence, 35630

Meeting: Mondays at 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

ALASKA

1. ANCHORAGE

ANCHORAGE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Robert E. Stoller – 907-277-1798 or 907-522-2299 or Ed Sawyer – 907-952-6641

Email: Robert Stoller

Venue:Fred Meyer Super Store, 1000 East Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage

Meeting: Thursdays and Saturdays from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm (Thursdays and Saturdays)

 

ARIZONA

PHOENIX

1. ARIZONA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: arizonabackgammon

Contact: Doug Amenda, Director

Email: Doug Amenda, 480-284-6400, cell 602-762-2288

Venue:18 ° Neighborhood Grill, 9375 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Schedule: 2nd Monday of each month 6:30 pm, tournament at 8:00 pm.

2. PHOENIX BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-Backgammon-Meetup

Contact: John Stetenfeld, Director, 623-229-9887, 10320 Sierra Dawn Drive, Sun City, AZ 85351

Email: John Stetenfeld

Venue: Various locales, see website for details.

Schedule: 8 tournaments held monthly throughout the valley. See website for details.

 

ARKANSAS

1. near WITCHERVILLE

PIG HILL BACKGAMMON

Website: Arkansas Backgammon

Contact: Quint Hodges 479-806-6321 cell

Email: Quint Hodges

Venue: Check website for current location

Meeting: Check website for current date and time

 

CALIFORNIA

1. BERKELEY/CUPERTINO

BACKGAMMON BY THE BAY

Contact: Ted Chee – Ted Chee – 831.261.4583

Venue: Berkeley: Kip’s Restaurant, 2439 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Meeting: 2nd Saturday of every month – Register 11:00 am – Play 12:00 pm

Venue: Cupertino: Britannia Arms 1087 De Anza Blvd – 408.252.7262

Meeting: 4th Saturday of every month – Register 12:00 pm – Play 1:00 pm

2. BURBANK

GAMMON ASSOCIATES (PRIME CLUB)

Website: GammonAssociates.com

Contact: Patrick Gibson 818/901-0464

Venue and Schedule: El Torito; 3113 W. Olive Street; Burbank, California, Wednesday at 5:00 p.m., Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

3. LOS ANGELES
A.R. PRIVATE CLUB

Contact: Perry Firooz, Manager. 323-655-9330.
perryfirooz@yahoo.com

Venue: 8471 Beverly Blvd., Suite 201; Los Angeles, California

Schedule: Chouettes and heads up play every day (except Friday) from 4 pm to 2+ am

4. SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:Sacramento Backgammon Club

Contact: Mona Mazza (916)706-9064

Venue:Lakeview Village Clubhouse, 6211 Summerset Lane, Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Schedule:4th weekend, every month (Sat/Sun alternates)

5. SAN DIEGO

SAN DIEGO BACKGAMMON

Contact: Tom Fahland, joplindrop@yahoo.com, 858-472-1516

Venue: Embassy Suites La Jolla, 4550 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego,CA 92122

Schedule: Every Tuesday at 6:30pm

6. SANTA ANA

ORANGE COUNTY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Justin Nunez Justin Nunez – 619-316-0982

Venue: Embassy Suites, 1325 East Dyer Road Santa Ana CA 92705 714-241-3800

Meeting: Thursday, 6:00 pm

 

COLORADO

BOULDER and DENVER

Contact: Lynda Clay info@coloradobackgammon.com, 303-791-0271

Venue: Check the websites for the latest information- Colorado Backgammon and Colorado Backgammon Association

§ BOULDER BACKGAMMON CLUB § WHEN: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month TIME: Sign-in at 6:45 PM, Play begins at 7 PM. § DENVER BACKGAMMON CLUB § WHEN: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays. TIME: Sign-in at 6:45 pm. Play begins at 7 PM.

§ Ft. Collins: Website – Fort Collins Backgammon Club The 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11:45 am. Contact Ed Onny 973.652.5033, email Ed Onny or Lynda to join the mailing list.

 

CONNECTICUT

1. MILFORD

CONNECTICUT BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Ross Gordon;Ross@RossRunners.com;203-521-7866

Venues and Schedules: Check www.meetup.com/CT- Backgammon-Club, every Tuesday and first Saturday throughout the state. See also: Connecticut Backgammon

2. COVENTRY

COVENTRY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Connecticut Backgammon Blogspot/

Contact: Rob Roy – 860-742-5562  Email: Rob Roy

Venue: www.facebook.com/ConnecticutBackgammon

Meeting: Contact Rob Roy for details

3. WATERBURY

BRASS CITY BACKGAMMON

Website: BrassCityBackgammon.com

Contact: Jim Sisti, jim@brasscitybackgammon.com, (203) 592-6125 or Al Cantito, Al Cantito, (203) 217-1271

Venues: Pies & Pints, 143 Oxford Rd, Oxford, CT (6 PM, first Thursday of every month) and Thomaston Savings Bank Community Room, 985 Watertown Avenue, Waterbury, CT (6 PM, third Thursday of every month)

Meetings: Single or double elimination tourney & chouette at both locations.

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

WASHINGTON, D.C.

1. BELTWAY BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Beltwaybackgammon

Contact: Larry Brown Larry Brown

Venue: Bangkok Bistro, 715 N.  Glebe Road, Arlington VA 22203.

Schedule: 2nd and 4th Sundays at noon, check website for dates. Registration 12:00-12:15 pm, Tournament begins at 12:30 pm

 

2. DC-METRO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: DC-Metro-Backgammon-Club

Contact: Karen Davis, 917-488-5364, karen@usbgf.org

Venue: Third Eye Tavern, 1723 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington DC, 20009 – four blocks north of Dupont Circle,  Third Eye Tavern

Schedule: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, registration at 6:30 pm; tournament play begins promptly at 6:45 pm.

FLORIDA

1. CLEARWATER

SUNCOAST BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Contact: Bob Carpenter; 727/771-6544 or 727/424-9019

Venue: New York, New York Lounge; Clearwater, Florida

Schedule:Monday & Friday at 6:30 pm

2. MIAMI

MIAMI BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Miami Backgammon Club

Contact: Leo Bueno 305-669-5260 Leo Bueno

Venue: Biltmore Hotel’s 19th Hole The 19th Hole Bar and Grill. Coral Gables, Florida

Meeting: Tournaments Wednesdays at 7:00 PM, Chouette at 6:00 PM

3. PALM BEACH

PALM BEACH CHAPTER

Website: Coming soon.

Contact: Jason Briggs; email: Jason Briggs, (917)-834-7637;

Venue: 220 Eden Road, Palm Beach, Florida 33480

Schedule: Call Jason for dates and time.

4. SARASOTA

SUNCOAST BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Contact: Bob Carpenter. 727/771-6544 or 727/424-9019

Venue: Perkins Restaurant; 5921 Fruitville Road; Sarasota, Florida

Meeting: Monday & Friday at 6:30 PM

5. TAMPA BAY

TAMPA BAY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Tampa Bay Backgammon

Contact: Dimitur Alipiev; bgchump@yahoo.com, 727-786-9133;

Venue: Hampton Inn, 39284 US 19N, Tarpon Springs, Florida

Schedule: Thursday at 7:00 pm

GEORGIA

ATLANTA

1. ATLANTA NORTHSIDE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Northsidebg.org

Contact: Jerry Godsey, President, Email: jerrygod2000@hotmail.com 770-612-0818

Director: Stuart Thomson, Director, Email: stutom60@gmail.com404-645-2138

Venue: The Hudson Grill, 6317 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Schedule: Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Monthly Sunday tournament, 1:30 pm. Check for dates.

ILLINOIS

1. BLOOMINGTON

BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Michael Flohr, Director;michael.flohr@frontier.com 309- 662-7967

Venue: Ride-the-Nine, 503 N Prospect Rd # 304, Bloomington, IL; 61704-7723;(309) 662-1009

Schedule: Mondays at 6:00 pm

2. CHARLESTON

CHESS, BACKGAMMON, & GO CLUB

Contact: Jonathan Hunt, Director; Jonathan Hunt@jjh_1967@yahoo.com 217-348-8869

Venue: Charleston County Market’s mezzanine

Schedule: Fridays from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Now also playing Mahjong and Poker!

3.CHICAGO

THE THIRD COAST BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Phil Simborg, President;psimborg@sbcglobal.net; 312-543-0522;

Venue:Starbucks, Division and Dearborn (and other locations from time to time, pleasecall Phil)

Schedule: Meets 1:00 PM, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday every week

4. CHICAGO

CHICAGO BAR POINT CLUB

Website: http://www.chicagopoint.com/bpc.html

Contact: Bill Davis, 773-583-6464

Venue:Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, 7070 Carpenter Road Skokie, Illinois

Schedule:Tuesday, Masters at 5:30 pm, open at 6:30 pm, 1st Sunday bi-monthly at 12:00 pm (see website)

5. CHICAGO (WESTERN SUBURBS)

PUB CLUB

Contact: Tim Mabee; timmabee1@gmail.com, 630-606-2388;

Website: www.pubclubchicago.com

Venue: Club Shotz Eatery & Pool, 720 East North Avenue, Carol Stream

Schedule: Thursdays at 6:45 pm

6. PEORIA

PEORIA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Sue Will; cruiserbag@comcast.net, 309-699-6005

Website: www.peoriabg.com/index.php

Venue: Donnelly’s Irish Pub, 4501 Rockwood Drive
Peoria, IL, (309) 681-0800

Schedule:Thursday at 6:30 pm

7. SPRINGFIELD

SANGAMON VALLEY BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Phil Simborg, President; psimborg@sbcglobal.net; 312-543-0522;

Contact: Randy Armstrong, randya1@comcast.net, 217/622-9447

Venue: Capitol Teletrack; 1764 W. Wabash; Springfield

Schedule:Wednesday at 6:00 pm

  • Springfield SeriesVenue: Various Central Illinois locations. Schedule: 1st Saturday monthly, November – April at 11:30 a.m.

8. WINNETKA

WINNETKA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Trudie Chibnik, winnbackgammon@aol.com, 847/446-0537

Venue: Winnetka Community House; 620 Lincoln; Winnetka, Illinois

Schedule: Wednesday at 7:00 pm

 

INDIANA

1. INDIANAPOLIS

HOOSIER BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Hoosier Backgammon Club

Contact: Sean Garber,seagar1824@yahoo.com, (317) 241-0605; or Scott Day (317)374-5983

Venue: Buffalo Wild Wings, 2514 Lake Circle Drive (the corner of 86th and Township Line Road), Indianapolis

Schedule:Wednesday at 6:30 pm

2. PORTER

NORTHWEST INDIANA BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Website: Northwest Indiana Backgammon Association

Contact: Charlie Halberstadt, chbug@yahoo.com, (219) 785-2082;

Alternate Contact: Randy Pals rjpals@comcast.net, (219) 926-2266

Venue: VFW Hall, 1290 Wagner Road, Porter, Indiana 46304

Schedule: 2nd Saturday monthly at 12:30 pm, central time

 

KANSAS

KANSAS CITY

KANSAS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Kansas City Backgammon Club

Contact: Eric Barr, mister.eb@gmail.com, 816-237-8089

Venue: Fox & Hound, 10428 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212, Fox and Hound

Schedule: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 pm

 

KENTUCKY

1. LEXINGTON

LEXINGTON BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: coming soon on Facebook

Contact: Frank Niro, 503-347-0750 email: Frank Niro

Venue: Stratford Games, c/o Frank Niro, 637 Stratford Drive, Lexington, KY 40503

Schedule: Thursdays 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Monthly tournament last Saturday of each month beginning August 2013

  2. LOUISVILLE

LOUISVILLE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Louisville Backgammon Club

Contact: Frank Frigo, email: Frank Frigo

Venue: Bonneycastle Club, 1951 Bonneycastle Ave., Louisville, KY 40205 – 502-451-3299 Ring the bell for admittance.

Schedule: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. 5 and 7 pt matches beginning August 2013

 

LOUISIANA

NEW ORLEANS

GAMMON UNDERGROUND

Website: Gammon Underground

Contact: Brian Lonergan, email: Brian Lonergan, 504-621-4699

Venue: 820 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, LA 70005.

Schedule: Usually 2nd and last Wednesdays of each month. Always check the Facebook website for the most up to date information on dates.
Monthly chouette is held on the third Wednesday of every month, including December, at Building 106 on 504 1st St. in Gretna, LA 70053.

MARYLAND

  • 1. BALTIMORE

BALTIMORE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://www.baltimorebackgammonclub.com

Contact: Vic Morawski, Director, 3358 Hickory Avenue, Baltimore MD 21211 = Vic Morawski Larry Cecchetti is Asst. Director/Statistician

Venue: Hightopps Backstage Grill, 2306 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

Schedule: 1st & 3rd Mondays at 6:30 pm

  • 2, WHEATON

DC METRO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Metro-Backgammon-Club/

Contact: Ken Indart, 11jetguy66@gmail.com  (504) 366-7498

Venue: Bar Louie, 11006 Viers Mill Road,  Wheaton, MD 20902 next to the Wheaton Mall (240) 283-1680

Schedule: Tuesdays after the 1st and 3rd Sunday at 6:30 pm registration, 7:00 pm play begins (play on weeks when the Beltway Backgammon Club does not meet)

MASSACHUSETTS

  • BOSTON

NEW ENGLAND BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: nebackgammon.org

Contact: Alex Zamanian Alex Zamanian 781-354-6466 or Albert Steg Albert Steg (617) 417-6743

Newsletter Editor: Alex Zamanian;

Webmaster: Tom O’Riordan

Venue: Frank’s Steakhouse, 2310 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140, Frank’s Steakhouse

Schedule: See Club website for dates

MICHIGAN

1. BENTON HARBOR

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Southwest Michigan Backgammon Club

Contact: Marc Churchill, marcchurchill170@comcast.net, (269) 207-9996

Venue:The Livery, 190 5th St., Benton Harbor

Schedule:Tuesdays at 7:30pm

2. FLINT

FLINT AREA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Flint Area Backgammon Club

Contact: Carol Joy Cole, 3719 Greenbrook Lane, Flint, MI 48507, USA 810-232-9731

Venue: Sharky’s Sports Bar:4050 S. Center Road, Burton, Michigan 48519 Phone: (810) 742-6185 website: http://www.sharkyssport.com/index.html

Schedule: Thursday at 7 pm

3. GRAND RAPIDS

GRAND RAPIDS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Grand Rapids Backgammon Club

Contact: Bob Kamp (4thekamps@comcast.net)

Venue: Anazah Sands West, 1339 28th St. SW Wyoming, MI 49509 – 616-538-0810

Schedule: Weekly Tournaments: Tuesdays at 7:15pm

Entry: $10 Main, $5 Side, freeroll for new players

4. PLYMOUTH

PLYMOUTH BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Dean Adamian 734-981-5706, 42954 Barchester Road, Canton, MI 48187

Venue: Super Bowl Lanes, 45100 Ford Road, Canton, MI 48187

Schedule: Wednesdays 7:00 pm

5.TRAVERSE CITY

TRAVERSE CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:www.facebook.com/TraverseCityBackgammonClub

Contact: Dan Wittkopp- 231-421-1970

Email: Dan Wittkopp

Venue: Horizon Books, 243 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 in the lower level coffee shop.

Schedule: Thursdays at 6:00 pm – Free instruction by appointment, consulting chouette followed by double elimination tournament

6. WARREN

METRO NORTH BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Paul Berg, 921 Winchester, Lincoln Park, MI 48146; cell: (313) 330-7803

Venue: Bombshells, 24200 Dequindre, Warren, MI, (586) 619-7927

Schedule: Monday at 7 pm

MINNESOTA

  • MINNEAPOLIS

TWIN CITIES BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://twincitiesbackgammon.org

Contact: David Minikus tcgammon@comcast.net or phone 612-718-2613.

Venue: Champps in Richfield, Intersection of 66th and Lyndale Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN

Schedule: Thursday. Chouette action at 6 PM & Tournament play at 7PM.

MISSISSIPPI

  • OLIVE BRANCH
  • DeSOTO CLASSIC BOARD GAME SOCIETY

    Website: meetup.com/Desoto-Classic-Board-Game-Society

    Contact: Quentin Laymon 901-568-1290 quentinlaymon@gmail.com .

    Venue: Starbucks, 180 Goodman Rd. East, Southaven, MS 38671

    Schedule: Thursdays at 6:30 PM

    MISSOURI

    • KANSAS CITY

    KANSAS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website:Kansas City Backgammon Club

    Contact: Eric Barr, mister.eb@gmail.com, 816-237-8089

    Venue: Fox & Hound, 10428 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212, Fox & Hound

    Schedule: 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 pm

    • ST. LOUIS

    SAINT LOUIS BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: St. Louis Backgammon Club

    Contact: Jana Bohrer or Jim Painter, bggammon@att.com, 314-698-2023

    Venue: Kirkwood Station Brewing Co., 105 E. Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63122

    Schedule: Every Monday at 6:30 pm

    NEVADA

    • LAS VEGAS

    1. LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: www.vegasbg.com

    Contact: Tony Anton, tonyanton@earthlink.net, (702) 458-0926

    Venue: Jackson’s Bar & Grill, 6020 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas 89103, (702) 362-2116

    Schedule: Tuesdays, tournaments start @ 7:00 PM, sign-ups @ 6:40 PM. Event entries available until 9:30 PM.

    2. NEVADA BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

    Website: Nevada Backgammon Association

    Contact: Howard Markowitz HowardMarkowitz@yahoo.com, (702) 218-8238

    Venue: Flamingo Hotel & Casino, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV

    Schedule: Two major tournaments annually.

    NEW JERSEY

    • KEYPORT

    MID-JERSEY BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact: Alan Grunwald, agwald@gmail.com

    Venue: Town & Country Diner, 35 State Route #35, Keyport NJ 07735

    Schedule: Thursday chouettes at 7:30 pm until 2:00 am, occasional monthly tournaments

    NEW MEXICO

    1. ALBUQUERQUE

    1. ALBUQUERQUE BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: Albuquerque Backgammon Club

    Snail-mail: 100 Gold Avenue #601, Albuquerque NM 87102

    Contact: Ed Rosenblum, 505-795-3382 (cell), Email: Albuquerque Backgammon

    Venue: Flying Star, 4026 Rio Grande Boulevard NW., Albuquerque,NM

    Schedule: Wednesdays at 6:00 pm. We welcome players from beginner to advanced and regularly offer free teaching lessons. C’mon over, have a bite at the Flying Star, and join in the fun.

    • 2. SANTA FE

    1. BACKGAMMON CLUB OF SANTA FE

    Contact: Barbara McIntyre, 505 820 1815

    Honorary President: Ed Bennett

    Venue: The Library at La Posada de Santa Fe Hotel, Resort & Spa, La Posada de Santa Fe, 330 East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM; 505-986-0000

    Schedule: Tuesday night at 6 pm with an annual New Mexico State Tournament at the end of January each year.

    • 3. TAOS

    TAOS BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: taosbackgammon.com and MeetUP at Taos-Backgammon-Club

    Contact: Maia’ma (Ama) Khan Taos BG Club

    Venue: KTAOS Solar Bar, #9 State Rd 150, Taos, NM 87571.KTAOS Solar Radio

    Schedule: Thursday, 6pm – 9pm – check website for dates/details.

    NEW YORK

    NEW YORK CITY

    1. NYAC BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact: Leyla Zaloutskaya, President cell:646-420-7262 email: nycmayorscupbackgammon@yahoo.com

    Venue: NYAC Backgammon Club, 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10022

    Schedule: Every Tuesday night at the NYAC at 7p.m. The games are open to NYAC club members and their guests (by invitation)

    2. NYC BACKGAMMON (PRIME CLUB)

    USBGF Liaison: Richard Munitz rich@usbgf.org

    Venues and Schedule: Once monthly on Tuesday nights; register through meetup/nycbg

    Website: NYC Backgammon or meetup-nyc-bg

    3. PAIR-O-DICE

    Tournament Director: Antoinette-Marie Williams, montecarloamw@gmail.com, 135 West 106th Street, #4C, NY NY 10025, 212-222-7177; cell 917-538-7039

    Venue:The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, next door to 1881 Broadway between West 61st and 62nd Streets, Manhattan

    Schedule: Monthly – call for dates.

    4. LONG ISLAND BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Tournament Director: John Barnett, BGplusUSA@gmail.com, 309 Wellington Road, Mineola, NY 11501, 516/741-1428.

    Website:Long Island Backgammon Club.

    Venue:Eleanor Rigbys, 133 Mineola Blvd., Mineola, NY 11501

    Schedule: Mondays, 7 to 11 PM.

    NORTH CAROLINA

    1. CHARLOTTE

    CHARLOTTE BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: Charlotte Backgammon Club

    Contact: David Rogers (704) 965-3573 Dave Rogers

    Venue: Libretto’s Pizza, 1600 E Woodlawn Rd, Charlotte, NC

    Schedule:Monthly tournament First Monday at 7:00 PM, Every Tuesday at 7:00 PM

    OHIO

    1. AKRON

    OHIO STATE BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: Ohio State Backgammon Club

    Contact: Joe Miller, Director; osbc@neo.rr.com;

    Venue: The Azteca Mexican Restaurant, 1779 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44305, 330-794-9091

    Schedule:Usually the first Sunday each month at 2:00 pm. No event in December.

    2. CINCINNATI

    CINCINNATI BACKGAMMON PLAYERS CLUB

    Website: http://www.CincyBG.com

    Contact:Peter A. Carcieri, Director; PAC417@CincyBG.com401-286-7336;

    Venue: Max & Erma’s 3855 Hauck Road, Sharonville, OH

    Schedule:1st Sunday of the month at 12:00 noon

    3. COLUMBUS

    COLUMBUS BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: Columbus Backgammon

    Contact: Jason Marshall, jason@columbusbg.org, 614.633.6229

    Venue: 1233 Colston Drive, Westerville, Ohio 43081 (614) 428-7529

    Schedule: 2nd Sunday of the month at 12:30 pm

    4. DAYTON

    MIAMI VALLEY BACKGAMMON

    Website: Miami Valley Backgammon Club

    Contact: Teresa Wonderly, backgammonmv@aol.com

    Venue: CBCB Bar & Grill; 2495 Commons Blvd #A1; Beavercreek, Ohio

    Schedule: 2nd Sunday monthly at 12:00 PM.

    5. TOLEDO

    TOLEDO BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: www.firepitbg.com

    Contact: Dave Costano, dmcastano@yahoo.com, Text at 717-480-7352

    Venue: Firepit Grille; 7723 Airport Highway, Unit A, Holland, Ohio

    Schedule1st Sunday monthly at 2:00 PM

    OKLAHOMA

    1. TULSA

    TULSA BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: Tulsa Backgammon Club

    Contact: Joanna Mabee Lein, 2611 E 6th Street, Tulsa OK 74104, 630-606-2363.

    Email: Jo Lein

    Venue: Tulsa Hills Books-A-Million, 71st and U.S. 75, Tulsa, OK 74132

    Meeting: Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 pm

    PENNSYLVANIA

    1. PITTSBURGH

    STEEL CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact: Peter Swartwout at pswartwout@gmail.com, 218 Barth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15228.

    Venue: Duke’s Rib House and Grille, 1910 Cochran Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

    Schedule: Every Tuesday, 6:30pm..

    Website: http://steelcitybg.com

     

    2. BROOMALL

    COUNTRY SQUIRE BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact: Raymond Pasternak at rdpasterna@aol.com, 243 Wilde Ave, Drexel Hill, PA 19026.

    Venue: Country Squire Diner, 2560 West Chester Pike (Route 3), Broomall, PA.

    Schedule: Every Monday evening at 7:00pm – Please confirm dates at our website below.

    Website: http://https://www.meetup.com/Delaware-County-Backgammon-Meetups/

    SOUTH CAROLINA

    1. CHARLESTON

    Contact: Brett Meyer, mrbmeyer@comcast.net, (843) 532-5426

    Venue: O’Charley’s 2150 Northwoods Blvd., N.Charleston, SC; (843) 572-3420

    Schedule: Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm

    **Meyer Dice Tube: www.BrettMeyer.com

    2. COLUMBIA

    STRATEGERY CHESS AND GAMES CLUB

    Contact: Sam Copeland, 840 Sparkleberry Lane Apt. 1804 Columbia, SC 29229

    Venue: North Trenholm Baptist Church, 6515 North Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206

    Schedule: Tuesdays 7 – 10 pm Play, boards, basic instruction, and ladder play available!”

    Website: http://www.strategerycg.com

    3. HILTON HEAD ISLAND

    BACKGAMMON SOCIETY OF HILTON HEAD

    Contact: George Kops. 203/570-0599, George Kops

    Venue:Sea Pines Country Club; 30 Governors Road; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    Schedule: Thursday at 3:45 PM

    TEXAS

    1. AUSTIN

    AUSTIN BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact:Scott Butki sbutki@gmail.com,(240) 675-7142

    Website on Facebook: Austin Backgammon Club/

    Venue: Crown Plaza Austin, 6121 North Interstate Highway 35, Austin, TX 78752

    Schedule: Every Monday, 7:00 pm, tournament begins at 7:15 Bi-monthly tournaments at Noon on the first Sunday of the month. Next in September and then November 2016 Location: Austin’s Sixth Street Z’Tejas.

    2. DALLAS

    DALLAS BACKGAMMON LEAGUE

    Website: Dallas Backgammon League

    Contact: Tom Wheeler 972/484-3038

    Venue: IHOP, 3910 Belt Line Road, Addison, Texas.

    Schedule: Wednesday at 8:00 pm

    3. HOUSTON

    HOUSTON BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: none

    Contact: Bill Riles, 70 Champions Bend Circle, Houston, Texas 77069. 281-703-9304.

    Venue: Odd months will be at the King’s Head Pub, 1809 Eldridge (832-379-1000); the even months will be at the Stag’s Head Pub, 2128 Portsmouth, (713-533-1199).

    Schedule: Saturday at 12:30 pm. Call for other dates.

    VIRGINIA

    1. ARLINGTON

    NORTHERN VIRGINIA BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: NorthernVirginia Backgammon Club

    Contact: Frank Raposa: frankpraposa@yahoo.com

    Venue: Front Page, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203, directly across the street from the Ballston Mall.

    Schedule: Tournaments weekly on Monday nights starting at 7 pm; 6:30 pm registration.

    2. McLEAN

    BELTWAY BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website:Beltway Backgammon Club

    Contact: Larry Brown, Larry Brown

    Venue: Bangkok Bistro, 715 N.  Glebe Road, Arlington VA 22203

    Schedule: 2nd & 4th Sunday morning at noon. Registration ends at 12:15 pm, Tournament begins at 12:30 pm

    3. RICHMOND

    RICHMOND BACKGAMMON LEAGUE

    Website: Richmond Backgammon League

    Contact:Sean Huiras

    USBGF liaison: Dan Peters kdp920@hotmail.com

    Venue:Café Catura, 5811 Grove Ave., Richmond, Va. 23226 804 285 0690

    Schedule:Usually on Tuesdays at 5:30 pmbut it can vary; check the website for details

    4. TYSONS

    BACKGAMMON AND BEER AT TYSONS BIERGARTEN

    Website: meetup.com/U-S-Backgammon-Federation

    Contact: Larry Brown: Larry Brown 703-622-1554

    Venue: Tysons Biergarten, 8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA. 2298121, entrance to Greensboro Metro on Silver Line.

    Schedule: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays – instruction and social play

    WASHINGTON STATE

    SEATTLE

    1. PUGET SOUND BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact: Kristina Vig, Tournament Coordinator; justgammon@ymail.com, 1415 S. 17th St., Tacoma, WA 98405; 253-230-6561;

    Venue: HiLine Bowling Lanes, 15733 Ambaum Blvd., Burien, WA – Every Wednesday – 7:30 pm

    Schedule: Every Sunday at Mitzel’s Kitchen, Kent, WA- tournament 2 pm.

    2. SEATTLE BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Contact: Michael Tava 206-641-4323 or email info@seattlebackgammon.com

    Venue: Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park Towne Center, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Seattle, WA 98155

    Schedule: Saturdays 11am. (Twice a month).

    Website: Seattle Backgammon

     

    WISCONSIN

    1. MADISON

    MADISON BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: http://www.madisonbg.com

    Contact: Bill Minser bill@madisonbg.com or phone 608-354-7573.

    Venue:Basie’s in Radisson Hotel Madison, 6617 Odana Rd., Madison, Wisconsin (608) 833-011

    Schedule: Club tournaments are held on the first, second and fourth Tuesdays of every month starting promptly at 7:00 pm.The matches are 5-points with a two match guarantee. Chouette, mini-tournaments and heads-up play on the third and fifth Tuesdays at 6:30 pm.

    2. MILWAUKEE

    MILWAUKEE BACKGAMMON CLUB

    Website: http://www.mkebackgammon.org

    Contact: Peter Abbott info@mkebackgammon.org .

    Venue: Rounding Third Sports Bar & Grill, 6317 W Bluemound Road, Milwaukee WI, (414) 475-1982

    Schedule: Tournament: (5-point matches with a two-match guarantee) 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of every month at 7pm – Open Play (chouettes, heads-up play, lessons for beginners) 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 7pm.

     

    Information on other clubs may be found at Chicago Point.

    list updated: 11/22/17