ABT Online! Technology Training

Playing Platform(s)

  1. GridGammon
    1. System Notes: Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina) is not known to be supported, even when using emulator software. In order to use a Mac you must be running an earlier OS or windows.
    2. Account Creation
      1. Note: The tournament host may have an expedited process for creating an account. If so, do not use this process.
      2. Go to our GridGammon Account page
      3. Enter all required information
      4. Click submit
    3. Download
      1. Go to gridgammon.com
      2. Click the “here” button for either windows or mac OS
    4. Installation
      1. Chrome – Click the “GG-WINDOWS-896.EXE” box on the bottom left of your browser. If it is not there then download it again in step 3.
      2. Firefox –
      3. IE –
      4. Safari – For detailed information on finding a download and installing an application on Mac systems, check out this Apple support page.
    5. Playing a Match
    6. Finding a Player/Match
  2. Backgammon Galaxy
    1. Account Creation
    2. Playing a Match
      1. Creating a Match
      2. Joining a Match
    3. Finding a Match
  3. GammonSpace – Training Materials in development
  4. Heroes – Backgammon Studio – Training Materials in development

Communication Platform(s)

  1. Discord
    1. Installation
      1. Go to discordapp.com
      2. find the download button
      3. start the install
      4. open discord
    2. Account Creation
      1. Nickname
      2. Email Verification
    3. Adding a Server
      1. Click join server url from club’s website
      2. Alternative: Adding server in app
        1. Open discord application
        2. Click the large + button
        3. Copy & Paste Server invite into blank space
    4. Important Settings
      1. Closing Discord
      2. Changing Your Nickname
    5. Channels
      1. Interacting with Text Channels
      2. Interacting with Voice Channels
    6. Direct Text Conversations
      1. Find name
      2. Right Click
      3. Select “chat”
      4. Type your message in the open field at the bottom of the discord app
      5. Hit Enter
    7. Direct Voice Conversations
      1. Calling Server Member
        1. Find name in server member list in rightmost column of application
        2. Right click on name
        3. Select “Call” from drop down list
      2. Calling friend from friends list
        1. Find name in friends list in second from the left column of application
        2. Click phone symbol center right at top of window
      3. Answering a call
        1. Pop Up – When another person calls you there should be a pop up in the bottom right corner of your screen. Click the pop up to answer the call.
        2. No Pop Up – Sometimes you will only get a red number notification below the home button in the top left corner of the discord app. Click that square to go to the direct messaging area then click answer.
  2. WhatsApp – WhatsApp is a mobile app that works just like text messaging
    1. Downloading & Installing
      1. Android
      2. iPhone
    2. Sending a new message
    3. Accepting a new conversation
  3. Skype
    1. Download
    2. Install
    3. Add Contact
    4. Send Message
    5. Start Call
    6. Recording Call
    7. Forwarding Recording
  4. Zoom
    1. Download
    2. Install
    3. Start a zoom call
    4. Join a zoom call
    5. Record a zoom call

Payment Platform(s)

  1. PayPal
    1. Creating an Account
    2. Sending Money
      1. Find Recipient
      2. Select Payment Type
      3. Fees
    3. Receiving Money
  2. Venmo
    1. Download & Install
    2. Create Account
    3. Important Setting – Privacy
    4. Sending Money
    5. Receiving Money
  3. Revolut – Training Materials in development
  4. Zelle – Training Materials in development

Bracket Platform(s)

  1. Challonge
    1. Creating an account
    2. Registering for an event
    3. Accepting an invite
    4. Reporting a win
  2. DrawBoss – Training Materials in development
  3. Bracket Ninja – Training Materials in development