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 – 907-522-2299 Email: Robert Stoller & Ed Sawyer – 907-952-6641

Venue:Tidal Wave Books, 1360 West Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage

Meeting: Thursdays and Saturdays from 3:00 pm to 7:00 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.

CALIFORNIA

1. BERKELEY/CUPERTINO

BACKGAMMON BY THE BAY

Contact: Ted Chee – Ted Chee – 831.261.4583

Venue: Berkeley: Peking Express, 2518 Durant Ave

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. SOUTHINGTON

CONNECTICUT BACKGAMMON SOCIETY

Website: facebook.com/ConnecticutBackgammon

Contact: Rob Roy – 860-887-5052 Email: Rob Roy

Venue details: www.facebook.com/ConnecticutBackgammon

Meeting: Contact Rob Roy for details

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

  • WASHINGTON, D.C.

BELTWAY BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Beltwaybackgammon

Contact: Barry Silliman, P.O. Box 612, Walkersville, MD 21793, 240-674-7222 sillybaz@beltwaybg.org

Venue: Neighbor’s Restaurant, 262-D Cedar Lane, Vienna, VA 22182

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

4. 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;

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 BackgammonClub

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

Venue: Lew’s Grill and Bar,7539 Wornall Rd., Kansas City

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

NEW ORLEANS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://www.nolabackgammon.org/

Contact: Will Hunn, willhunn@cox.net (504) 366-7498;

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

Schedule:Wednesday at 6:30 pm

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 Starting 3/11/14: Ruby Tuesdays, 11160 Viers Mill Rd, Wheaton, MD 20895 in the Wheaton Mall (301) 962-4270

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: Herb Gurland herb.gurland@gmail.com; 781-324-0892; 62 Newman Rd., Malden, MA

Newsletter Editor: Alex Zamanian;

Webmaster: Tom O’Riordan

Venue: Dockside Restaurant, 229 Centre St., Malden, MA 02148; 781-321-3000

Schedule:Typically 2nd Saturday of the month at noon from September to June but 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: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

  • 1. HATTIESBURG

HATTIESBURG BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:Hattiesburg Backgammon Club

Contact: Gregory Smith, gws129@gmail.com

Venue: Java Werks Coffee and Tea, 2902 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, MS

Schedule: 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

  • 2. 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:http://usbackgammon.org/clubHome.php?id=1

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

Venue: Lew’s Grill and Bar,7539 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO

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, 723 Silver Avenue at 8th St.), 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, www.laposada.rockresorts.com 330 East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM; (866) 331-7625

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

2. SANTA FE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:

Contact: Ed Rosenblum 505.992.1162 505.795.3382 (cell)

Venue: The Flying Star Cafe in the Railyard District. 500 Market Street, Santa Fe, NM

Schedule: Every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Casual tournament with prizes

  • 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

2. DURHAM/CHAPEL HILL

DURHAM/CHAPEL HILL BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Durham/Chapel Hill Backgammon Club

Contact:Ken Larsen klarsen1@nc.rr.com

Venue:Jason’s Deli in the New Hope Commons Mall, 5408 New Hope Commons Dr #123a, Durham, North Carolina

Schedule: Mondays 6-10 PM. You must arrive prior to 6:15 PM to be eligible for the tournament(s).The club director, Ken Larsen, typically arrives by 5:30 and orders dinner. Please do likewise, if you can, and support our club venue.

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

PENNSYLVANIA

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

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

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: A-Town Bar and Grill, 4100 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA.

Schedule: Every Wednesday

Tournament Time: Registration at 6:45,Random Draw at 7pm sharp

2. McLEAN

BELTWAY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website:Beltway Backgammon Club

Contact: Barry Silliman, sillybaz@beltwaybg.org, P.O. Box 612, Walkersville, MD 21793, 240-674-7222

Venue: Neighbor’s Restaurant; 262-D Cedar Lane; Vienna, VA 22182

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

1. SEATTLE

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 Tuesday – Chouettes 7 pm; tournament draw 8 pm

Schedule: Every Sunday at Yankee Grill, 1 Grady Way, Renton, WA – Chouettes 1 pm, tournament 2 pm.

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: 2/10/17