The U.S. Backgammon Federation Privacy Policy

6-7-2018 The U.S. Backgammon Federation (USBGF) has established this Privacy Policy to explain how your information is protected, collected, and used. The Privacy Policy may be updated by the USBGF in its sole discretion and without notice. Protecting your privacy We do not resell or share your information, including your email address, with third parties […]

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USBGF Tournament Rules

USBGF Board of Directors Approves Tournament Rules USBGF Tournament Rules Approved by U.S. Backgammon Federation Board of Directors September 22, 2016.

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Standards of Ethical Practice

Statement from the U.S. Backgammon Federation Board of Directors Certain members have recently asked the USBGF Board of Directors to develop and enforce a “Decorum Sanctions Code” to regulate instances of alleged poor sportsmanship. The Board has thoroughly considered the matter and shares the members’ desire to make backgammon a more enjoyable experience for all […]

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USBGF Streaming Funding Policy

USBGF Streaming Funding Policy Approved by USBGF BOD – 4/7/2015  Streaming major matches at tournaments is increasingly popular with backgammon players around the world. It is a valuable service to the backgammon community and to USBGF members. Accordingly, the USBGF is willing to work with interested USBGF Prime Tournament Directors to help arrange and finance […]

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USBGF Master Point System

USBGF Master Points System Richard Munitz and Joe Russell Effective May 2015   Quick Reference Master Points are awarded in two types: • Match Win Master Points • Placement Master Points Match Win Master Points = Event Weight * Division Weight * Match Win Points Placement Master Points = Event Weight * Division Weight * […]

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Standards of Ethical Practice

Last Update 3/8/2011 The USBGF has formed a Rules and Ethics Committee dedicated to helping the backgammon community achieve the highest possible levels of fair play, good sportsmanship, and appropriate behavior. We have two goals in seeking to maintain these higher ideals: 1) to assure that participation in organized backgammon play at all levels will […]

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