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

FLORENCE

FLORENCE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Jean Mammen, 256-856-4846 or Frank DeSandre, 731-607-0982

Email: Frank DeSandre

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

Schedule: Mondays at 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

ALASKA

ANCHORAGE

ANCHORAGE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

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

Contact:Email: Robert Stoller

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

Schedule: 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: Phoenix Backgammon Club

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

near WITCHERVILLE

PIG HILL BACKGAMMON

Website: Arkansas Backgammon

Contact: Quint Hodges 479-806-6321 cell

Email: Quint Hodges

Venue: Check website for current location

Schedule: Check website for current date and time

CALIFORNIA

1. BERKELEY/CUPERTINO

BACKGAMMON BY THE BAY

Contact: Ted Chee, email: Ted Chee 831.261.4583

Venue: Berkeley: Kip’s Restaurant, 2439 Durant Ave – 510.848.4181

Schedule: 2nd Saturday of every month – Register 11:30 am – Play 12:00 pm

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

Schedule: 4th Saturday of every month – Register 11:30 am – Play 12:00 pm

2. BURBANK

GAMMON ASSOCIATES (PRIME CLUB)

Website: GammonAssociates.com

Contact: Patrick Gibson 818/901-0464

Venue and Schedule: Wednesdays: B. B. SAARA; 15928 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91436, at 5:30 PM.
Sundays: Pips Club, 8471 Beverly Blvd, Suite 201; Beverly Hills, California. Sunday at 2 PM.

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: Facebook: Sacramento Backgammon Club or Meetup: Sacramento Backgammon

Contact: Mona Mazza (916)706-9064

Venue:Godfather’s Pizza, 6716 Madison Ave., Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Schedule: Usually on Saturday. See website for details.

5. SAN DIEGO

SAN DIEGO BACKGAMMON

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

Venue: Marriott La Jolla, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego,CA 92037

Schedule: Every Tuesday at 6:00pm

6. SANTA ANA

ORANGE COUNTY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:Orange County Backgammon.

Contact: Co-Directors Paul Mangone 562-301-4268 and Mario Savan 949-433-2014 or Club Coordinator Vera Holley, 949-735-4635

Venue: Embassy Suites Hilton-Irvine, 2120 Main St., Irvine, CA 92614

Schedule: Monthly, see website for details.

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: Contact Rob Roy for details

Schedule: 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 (6:00 PM, first, second, and last Thursday of every month) and Thomaston Savings Bank Community Room, 985 Watertown Avenue, Waterbury, CT (6:00 PM, third Thursday of every month)

Schedule: 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, 571-214-8298, Larry Brown

Venue: Bangkok Bistro at Balston, 715 N Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA.

Schedule: Usually the 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: James Hoban’s Irish Bar & Restaurant, 1 Dupont Cir NW, Washington, DC 20036

Schedule: Every two weeks on Tuesdays, registration at 6:45 pm; tournament play begins promptly at 7 pm. Check
DC Metro Backgammon and DC Metro Backgammon Club Events for information.

FLORIDA

1. CLEARWATER

SUNCOAST BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

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

Venue: Contact Bob for details.

Schedule: Tuesdays & Saturdays, at 11:00 am

2. MIAMI

MIAMI BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Miami Backgammon Club

Contact: Leo Bueno 305-669-5260, Leo Bueno

Venue: Fritz & Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, Florida 33134.

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

3. 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, Thursdays at 7:00 pm.

Chouette: Mondays at 7:00 pm, Steak ‘n Shake, 3853 Tampa Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677.

4. PALM BEACH

PALM BEACH CHAPTER

Contact: Jason Briggs (917) 834-7637

Venue: 220 Eden Road, Palm Beach, Florida 33480

Meeting: Call Jason for dates and time.

5. BOCA RATON

SOUTH FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Karen Davis

Venue: Chili’s, 21078 St Andrews Ave., Boca Raton, Florida

Schedule: Typically first Saturday in month, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Call 917-488-5364 to confirm.

GEORGIA

ATLANTA

1. ATLANTA NORTHSIDE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Northsidebg.org

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

Director: Jeff Proctor, Director, Email: jp30115@gmail.com404-645-2138

Venue: Wednesday: The Hudson Grill, 6317 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328 and Last Sunday each month: The Ship and Anchor Pub, Hammond Springs Shopping Center, 5975 Roswell Rd NE E361, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Schedule: Wednesday at 6:00 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:Pub Club, 105 E North Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181 (and other locations from time to time; please call 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: Amy Trudeau, Amy Trudeau, 847-933-7720

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: Crazy Pour, 105 E North Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181

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: Mariachi Mexican Restaurant, 1818 West Memorial Drive, Peoria, IL, 60614.

Schedule:Thursday at 6:30 pm

7. SPRINGFIELD

SANGAMON VALLEY BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Website: 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 Wabash Ave., 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: Trader’s Mill Grill & Bar, 5650 W 86th St., Indianapolis, 46278

Schedule: Wednesday at 6:30 pm

2. PORTER

NORTHWEST INDIANA BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Website: Northwest Indiana Backgammon Association

Contact: Charlie Halberstadt, chbug@yahoo.com, (219) 617-5566 or 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

3. BLOOMINGTON

BLOOMINGTON BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Bloomington Backgammon Club

Contact: Chuck Bower, Chuck Bower or Donna Lafferty, 812-327-5056.

Venue: Indiana Memorial Union food court when university is in session; contact organizers for venue at other times

ContactSchedule: Every Thursday; beginner lesson 6pm, play starts 6:30pm.

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 Wednesdays 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 BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Backgammon Underground

Contact: Brian Lonergan, onitech2002@yahoo.com (504) 621-4699;

Venue: Flora’s Cafe, 2600 Royal St., New Orleans, LA

Schedule: Two Wednesdays per month Jan – Nov. Check website for details.

MARYLAND

1. BALTIMORE

BALTIMORE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://www.baltimorebackgammonclub.com

Contact: Vic Morawski, Director, 443-401-0837, 3358 Hickory Avenue, Baltimore MD 21211,
Vic Morawski or Larry Cecchetti, 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: Albert Steg asteg@mindspring.com; 617-417-6743

Venue: Frank’s Steak House, 2310 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 0214

Schedule: Monthly Sundays at noon from September to June – checkwebsite 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:Arclight Brewing Company, 544 N. Main St., Watervliet, MI 49098

Schedule:Mondays 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 registration at 6:30 pm, tournament at 7:00 pm

3. GRAND RAPIDS

GRAND RAPIDS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Grand Rapids Backgammon Club

Contact: Bob Kamp, 4thekamps@comcast.net

Venue: Anazeh Sands West, 1339 28th St SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

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: Anazeh Sands West, 1339 28th St. NW, Wyoming, MI 49505

Schedule: Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS

TWIN CITIES BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Facebook, Twin Cities Backgammon Club or
Meetup: Twin Cities Backgammon Club.

Monday Night Backgammon

Contact: April Kennedy or Michael Mesich, spyglassweb@gmail.com or 612-703-3211

Venue: Minneapolis/Richfield American Legion Post 435, 6501 Portland Ave, Richfield, MN 55423

Schedule: Every Monday at 6 p.m.

Master Points: Master Points

Thursday Night Backgammon

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

Venue: Minneapolis/Richfield American Legion Post 435, 6501 Portland Ave, Richfield, MN 55423

Schedule: Every Thursday at 7PM.

Master Points: Master Points

MISSOURI

KANSAS CITY

KANSAS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:Kansas City Backgammon

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 Wednesday at 6:30 pm

ST. LOUIS

SAINT LOUIS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: St. Louis Backgammon Club

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

Venue: 612 Kitchen & Cocktails, 612 W. Woodbine Ave., Kirkwood, 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: Calico Jack’s, 8200 W Charleston Blvd @ Cimmaron, Las Vegas, NV (702)255-6771

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, 505 310 7815

Venue:Contact Barbara McIntyre for information.

Schedule: Private club with a weekly game for invited guests.

3. TAOS

TAOS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: none

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

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

Schedule: Thursday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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: St. Nicholas Chess and Backgammon Club, 91 Edgecombe Ave., 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: Cornerstone Bar and Grill, 288 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, NY 11501.

Schedule: Mondays, 7 PM.

5. BEACON NY CHESS AND BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Beacon NY Chess and Backgammon

Contact: Garrett Duquesne, 822 Wolcott Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508, (845)233-6833.

Venue: Chil Wine Bar 173 Main St., Beacon, NY, 12508

Schedule: Second Thursday 8:00 PM to 11 PM.

NORTH CAROLINA

1. CHARLOTTE

CHARLOTTE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Director: Jeb Horton, Jeb Horton, 704-651-2949.

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

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

Schedule:Monthly tournament Third Thursday 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: Brubaker’s Pub, 357 S. Main St., Akron, OH 4311

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: Chris Yep, chris@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, director@datonbg.org

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

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

OKLAHOMA

TULSA

TULSA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Tulsa Backgammon Club

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

Venue: Books-A-Million, 7404 S Olympia Ave West, Tulsa, OK 74132.

Meeting: Wednesday 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 5:00 PM Chouette. Tournament starts 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: Summers Restaurant and Sports Bar, 1520 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22203.

Schedule: Tournaments weekly on Monday nights starting at 7 pm; 6:45 pm registration.

2. McLEAN

BELTWAY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:Beltway Backgammon Club

Contact: Larry Brown, luckylarry@lsbrown.com

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

Schedule: Usually 2nd & 4th Sunday morning at noon but check the website for exceptions. Registration ends at 12:15 pm, Tournament begins at 12:30 pm

3. 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;

Website: Puget Sound Backgammon Club

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: Dave Meyer meyerdavid75@gmail.com or phone 608-332-9504. .

Venue: Twist at the Radisson Hotel, 6617 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 608-833-0110

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.

updated: 6/1/18