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:

Effective March 15, 2020 & Updated July, 2021

 

The following clubs announced that their local meetings are suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 threat. Please check their individual websites for additional information.

 

California

Backgammon by the Bay
Gammon Associates
Orange County Backgammon Club

 

DC

DC-Metro Backgammon Club

 

Florida

Miami Backgammon Club
Palm Beach Chapter

 

Indiana

Hoosier Backgammon Club

 

Massachusetts

New England Backgammon Club

 

Minnesota

Twins Cities Backgammon Club

 

New Mexico

Albuquerque Backgammon Club

 

New York

New York Backgammon Meetup

 

North Carolina

Charlotte Backgammon Club

 

Virginia

Beltway Backgammon Club

 


 

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: Anchorage Alaska Backgammon Club

Contact: Robert E. Stoller, 907-277-1798, or Ed Sawyer, 907-952-6641

Email: Robert Stoller

Venue: Dimond Center Mall, 800 E Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99515

Schedule: Thursdays and Saturdays from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

 

ARIZONA

PHOENIX

1. ARIZONA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Doug Amenda, Director

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

Venue: Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Restaurant located at 8787 East Frank Lloyd Wright, just off the 101 in Scottsdale. Twin Peaks Sports Bar

Schedule: 1st Tuesday of each month. Register for the draw by 6:30 pm or you won’t be eligible for a bye. Tournament at 7:00 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 (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Backgammon by the Bay

Contact: Ted Chee, 831-261-4583

Email: Ted Chee

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

Contact: Patrick Gibson, 818-901-0464

Email: Patrick Gibson

Venues 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, at 2:00 PM.

3. LOS ANGELES

A.R. PRIVATE CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Perry Firooz, Manager 323-655-9330

Email: 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

WebsiteSacramento Backgammon Club Website and Sacramento Backgammon Club – Facebook

Contact: Mona Mazza, 916-706-9064

Email: sacramentobackgammon@gmail.com

Venue: Round Table Pizza, 7873 Lichen Dr, Citrus Heights, 95621

Schedule: Every month; usually on the fourth Saturday. See website for details.

5. SAN DIEGO

SAN DIEGO BACKGAMMON

Website: SanDiegoBackgammonClub

Contact: Tom Fahland, 858-472-1516

Email: joplindrop@yahoo.com

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 (PRIME 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

Email: MarioSavan

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

Schedule: Monthly, see website for details.

7. ARCADIA

PASADENA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Pasadena Backgammon Club

Contact: David Gillett, 973-600-5414, or Patty Johnson

Email: DavidGillett

Venue: Emmanuel AOG Church, 23 W Foothill Blvd, Arcadia CA 91006

Schedule: Alternate Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

 

COLORADO

1. DENVER

COLORADO BACKGAMMON CLUB – DENVER (PRIME CLUB)

Websites: Colorado Backgammon & MeetUpPage

Contact: Dan Minardi, 303-356-3679

Email: Dan Minardi

Venue: Hangar 101 Bar & Grill, 7575 W Jewell Ave #6801, Denver, CO 80232

Schedule: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

2. FORT COLLINS

FORT COLLINS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Fort Collins Backgammon Club

Contact: Ed Onny, 973-652-5033

Email: Ed Onny

Venue: C.B. & Potts – Collindale Golf Course, 1441 E. Horsetooth Rd, Fort Collins, CO

Schedule: 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 11:45 AM

 

CONNECTICUT

1. MILFORD

CONNECTICUT BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Connecticut Backgammon & www.meetup.com/CT- Backgammon-Club

Contact: Ross Gordon, 203-521-7866

Email: ross@ctbackgammon.com

Venue: O’Neill’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 93 N Main Street, Norwalk, CT

Schedule: Club meets on Tuesdays

2. MILFORD

COVENTRY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None.

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 (PRIME CLUB)

Website: BrassCityBackgammon.com

Contact: Jim Sisti, 203-592-6125, or Ed Corey

Email: jim@brasscitybackgammon.com or Ed Corey

Venue: Bistro 143, 143 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT

Schedule: Thursdays, with free play and chouettes starting at 6:00 PM and a weekly tournament beginning at 7:00 PM

4. NORWALK

NORWALK BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Norwalk Backgammon Club

Contact: Larry Roberg, 203-247-4123

Email: norwalkbackgammon@yahoo.com

Venue: Panera Bread, 650 Main Ave., Norwalk

Schedule: Every Wednesday at 6:00 pm.

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

WASHINGTON, D.C.

DC-METRO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: DC-Metro-Backgammon-Club & DC Metro Backgammon Club Events

Contact: Vinson Blanton, 571-766-8395

Email: DCMetroBG@gmail.com

Venue: Board Room, 1737 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009

Schedule: Every two weeks on Tuesdays, registration at 6:45 pm; tournament play begins promptly at 7 pm.

 

FLORIDA

1. CLEARWATER

SUNCOAST BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Website: None

Contact: Bob Carpenter, 727-771-6544 or 727-424-9019

Email: Bob Carpenter

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

Email: Leo Bueno

Venue: Rice Mediterranean Kitchen,164 Giralda Ave , 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, 727-786-9133;

Email: bgchump@yahoo.com

Venue: Social Play, Hampton Inn, 39284 US 19N, Tarpon Springs, Florida; Chouette Play, Steak ‘n Shake, 3853 Tampa Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Schedule: Social Play, Thursdays at 7:00 PM; Chouette Play, Mondays at 7:00 PM

4. PALM BEACH

PALM BEACH CHAPTER (PRIME CLUB)

Website: None.

Contact: Jason Briggs, (917) 834-7637

Email: JasonBriggs

Venue: 220 Eden Road, Palm Beach, Florida 33480

Schedule: Call Jason for dates and time.

5. NORTH MIAMI BEACH

SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Sunny Florida Backgammon

Contact: Karen Davis, 917-488-3564

Email: Karen Davis

Venue: Duffy’s Sports Grill, 3969NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, Florida 33160

Schedule: Once monthly, typically on the third Saturday (next tournament July 17, 2021).  Registration at 11:00 am, play starts at 11:30 am. Call or email Karen Davis to confirm.

6. BOCA RATON

SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Sunny Florida Backgammon

Contact: Karen Davis, 917-488-3564

Email: Karen Davis

Venue: Boca Biergarten, 309 Via De Palmas #90, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Schedule: Once monthly, typically on the first Saturday (next tournament August 7, 2021).  Registration at 11:00 am, play starts at 11:30 am. Call or email Karen Davis to confirm.

7. DeLAND

DeLAND BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: DeLand Backgammon Club

Contact: Deborah Cedar

Venue: The Perfect Spot Restaurant, DeLand Municipal Airport, 1600 Flight Line Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724

Schedule: The last Monday of every month at 6:30 pm

 

GEORGIA

ATLANTA

ATLANTA NORTHSIDE BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: AtlantaNorthsideBackgammon

Contact: Jeff Proctor, Director, 404-645-2138

Email: jp30115@gmail.com

Venues: On Wednesdays, The Hudson Grill, 6317 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.  On the last Saturday or Sunday of each month, Napoli Pizzeria, 276 Hammond Dr, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.

Schedule: On Wednesdays, registration begins at 5:45 PM and the tournament starts at 6:30 PM.  On weekends, registration begins at 12:45 PM and the tournament starts at 1:30 PM.

 

ILLINOIS

1. BLOOMINGTON

BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None.

Contact: Michael Flohr, Directorm 309-662-7967

Email: michael.flohr@frontier.com

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

Schedule: Mondays at 6:00 pm

2. CHARLESTON

CHESS, BACKGAMMON, & GO CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Jonathan Hunt, Director, 217-348-8869

Email: Jonathan Hunt@jjh_1967@yahoo.com

Venue: Charleston County Market’s mezzanine

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

3. CHICAGO

1. THE THIRD COAST BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Phil Simborg, President, 312-543-0522

Email: psimborg@sbcglobal.net

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

2. PRIME TIME CHICAGO BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: https://www.primetimebackgammon.com/

Contact: Steve Klesker, Director

Email: Steve Klesker

Venue: Village Roadhouse, 7070 Carpenter, Skokie IL 60077

Schedule: Tuesdays at 6:30 pm

4. CHICAGO (WESTERN SUBURBS)

PUB CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: www.pubclubchicago.com

Contact: Tim Mabee, 630-606-2388

Email: timmabee1@gmail.com

Venue: Two Chefs, 3 S. Center Street, Bensenville, IL 60106  TwoChefsWebsite

Schedule: Thursdays at 6:15 pm

5. PEORIA

PEORIA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: www.peoriabg.com/index.php

Contact: Sue Will, 309-699-6005

Email: cruiserbag@comcast.net

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

Schedule: Thursday at 6:30 pm

6. SPRINGFIELD

SANGAMON VALLEY BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Website: None

Contact: Randy Armstrong, 217-622-9447, or Phil Simborg, 312-543-0522

Email: randya1@comcast.net or psimborg@sbcglobal.net

Venue: Capitol Teletrack; 1764 Wabash Ave., Springfield

Schedule: Wednesday at 6:00 pm

SPRINGFIELD SERIES VENUE

Website: None

Contact: Randy Armstrong, 217-622-9447, or Phil Simborg, 312-543-0522

Email: randya1@comcast.net or psimborg@sbcglobal.net

Venue: Various Central Illinois Locations

Schedule: First Saturday of each month from November through April, at 11:30 am

7. WINNETKA

TRUDIE’S WINNETKA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Winnetka Backgammon

Contact: Bill Chibnik, 847-291-6768

Email: Bill Chibnik

Venue: Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln, Winnetka IL

Schedule: Wednesdays at 6:45 pm

 

INDIANA

1. INDIANAPOLIS

HOOSIER BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Hoosier Backgammon Club

Contact: Sean Garber, 317-241-0605 or Scott Day, 317-374-5983

Email: seagar1824@yahoo.com

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, 219-617-5566, or Randy Pals, (219) 926-2266

Email: chbug@yahoo.com or rjpals@comcast.net

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 or Donna Lafferty, 812-327-5056

Email: Chuck Bower

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

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

 

IOWA

DES MOINES

DES MOINES BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Des Moines Backgammon Club

Contact: Scott Henderson, 515-490-6659

Email: harvestreclaimed@gmail.com

Venue: Smokey Row Coffee Shop, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314

Schedule: One Sunday per month; check website or contact director for information.

 

KANSAS

KANSAS CITY

KANSAS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Kansas City Backgammon Club

Contact: Eric Barr, 816-237-8089

Email: mister.eb@gmail.com

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: None

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.

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.

 

LOUISIANA

NEW ORLEANS

GAMMON UNDERGROUND BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Backgammon Underground

Contact: Brian Lonergan, 504-621-4699

Email: onitech2002@yahoo.com

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 (PRIME CLUB)

Website: http://www.baltimorebackgammonclub.com

Contact: Mark Davis, Director, 443-280-0651

Email: None

Venue:Stratosphere Social Club, 1332 Londontown Blvd, Eldersburg MD

Schedule: Tuesdays at 3:00 pm

2. COLUMBIA

MD BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: https://mdbackgammon.wordpress.com

Contact: Genna Lee, Director, 410-905-6462

Email: MD Backgammon

Venue: Union Jack, 10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044

Schedule: 2nd Monday at 6:00 pm

 

MASSACHUSETTS

BOSTON

NEW ENGLAND BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: nebackgammon.org

Contact: Albert Steg, 617-417-6743

Email: asteg@mindspring.com

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

Schedule: Monthly Sundays at noon from September to June; check website for dates

 

MICHIGAN

1. BENTON HARBOR

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Southwest Michigan Backgammon Club

Contact: Marc Churchill, 269-207-9996

Email: marcchurchill170@comcast.net

Venue: Arclight Brewing Company, 544 N. Main St., Watervliet, MI 49098

Schedule: Mondays at 7:30pm

2. FLINT

FLINT AREA BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Flint Area Backgammon Club

Contact: Carol Joy Cole, 3719 Greenbrook Lane, Flint MI 48507

Email: Carol Joy Cole

Venue: Sharky’s Sports Bar, 4050 S. Center Road, Burton, Michigan 48519. Phone: (810) 742-6185;
website: Facebook – Sharkys-Sports-Bar

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

3. GRAND RAPIDS

GRAND RAPIDS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

Contact: Bob Kamp

Email: 4thekamps@comcast.net

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

Schedule: Tuesdays at 7:15pm.

4. PLYMOUTH

PLYMOUTH BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: None

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

Email: None

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

Schedule: Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

5. TRAVERSE CITY

TRAVERSE CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: Traverse City Backgammon Club

Contact: Michael Gellings, 920/296-0535

Email: None.

Venue: Silver Spruce Brewing Company. 439 E. Eighth St. Traverse City, MI 49686

Schedule: Wednesday 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

 

MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS

TWIN CITIES BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

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

Monday Night Backgammon

Contact: April Mesich or Michael Mesich, 612-703-3211

Email: spyglassweb@gmail.com

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

Schedule: Every Monday at 6 pm and 8:00 pm

Master Points: Master Points

Thursday Night Backgammon

Contact: Yury Millman, 612-810-6579, 7751 Western Ave, Golden Valley, MN 55427

Email: ymillman@yahoo.com

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

Schedule: Every Thursday at 7 pm

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 (PRIME CLUB)

Website: St. Louis Gateway Backgammon

Contact: Jim Feher, (636) 686-0338, Jim Feher or Gerry Tansey, Gerry Tansey

Venue: The upper level of Schnucks in Des Peres, 12332 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131 (Ballas and Manchester)

Schedule: Every Monday, registration at 6:30 pm. Play begins at 7:00 pm

 

NEVADA

LAS VEGAS

1. LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: www.vegasbg.com

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

Venue: Meepleville Board Game Cafe, 4704 W Sahara Ave @ Decatur, 89102 (702)444-4540

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: The Golden Nugget 129 Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV 89101

Schedule: Two major tournaments annually.

 NEW JERSEY

1. KEYPORT

MID-JERSEY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Alan Grunwald, agwald@gmail.com 908-770-4770 or Arthur Sutton

Venue: Manalapan Diner; 48 US Highway 9; Manalapan Township, New Jersey

Schedule: Thursday at 7:30 PM. Side play only.

2. MOUNTAINSIDE

MOVERS AND SHAKERS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: https://www.meetup.com/Movers-and-Shakers-Backgammon-Club/

Contact: Jared Schneider, Director

Email: Jared Schneider.

Venue: Varies – see website for information.

Schedule: Varies – see website for information.

NEW MEXICO

1. ALBUQUERQUE

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

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.

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/nycbg

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.

LONG ISLAND

1. BACKGAMMON ON LONG ISLAND (PRIME CLUB)

WebsitesBackgammon On Long Island & MeetUpGroupPage

Contact:  Co-Directors, Bill Lonergan, 646-249-0610, and Shahrooz Moreh

EmailBill Lonergan and Shahrooz Moreh

Venue: Cornerstone Bar & Grill, 288 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, NY  11501

Schedule: Tuesdays at 7:00 PM

2. LONG ISLAND BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Long Island Backgammon Club

Contact: John Barnett, 309 Wellington Road, Mineola, NY 11501, 516-741-1428

Email: BGplusUSA@gmail.com

Venue: Cornerstone Bar & Grill, 288 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, NY 11501

Schedule: Mondays at 7:00 PM

BEACON

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.

HUDSON VALLEY

HUDSON VALLEY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Websites: HV Backgammon Club and MeetupGroup

Contact: Christopher Dino 845-541-3466

Email: hvbackgammon@gmail.com

Venue: Quinnz Pinz, 13 Railroad Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940

Schedule: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month

NORTH CAROLINA

CHARLOTTE

CHARLOTTE BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Charlotte Backgammon Club

Contact: Jeb Horton, Director, 704-651-2949, or David Rogers 704-965-3573

Email: Jeb Horton and David Rogers

Venue: TBD

Schedule: Every Tuesday at 7:00 PM.  Usually monthly tournament second (2nd) Saturday at 7:00 PM. Contact Jeb Horton or David Rogers to confirm, as it is subject to change.

OHIO

1. AKRON

OHIO STATE BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Ohio State Backgammon Club

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

Venue: The Workz, 2200 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

ScheduleUsually the first Sunday each month at 1:00 pm. No event in December.

2. CINCINNATI

CINCINNATI BACKGAMMON PLAYERS CLUB

Website: Cincybg.org

Contact: Peter A. Carcieri, Director; PAC417@CincyBG.com 401-286-7336;

Venue: Blondie’s, 7886 Cincinnati Dayton Road, West Chester Township, Ohio 45069

ScheduleFirst Sunday of the month at 12:00 noon

3. COLUMBUS

COLUMBUS BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: Columbus Backgammon

Contact: Chris Yep, chris@columbusbg.org, 614.208.3816

Venue: Polaris Fashion Mall Food Court, 1500 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH 43240, 614-846-1500.

Schedule: Usually 2nd Sunday of the month (check website or contact director). Registration 11:30-12:00, tournament starts at 12:00.

4. DAYTON

MIAMI VALLEY BACKGAMMON

Website: Miami Valley Backgammon Club

Contact: Teresa Wonderly, director@daytonbg.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 or Vinton Knarr, Vinton Knarr, 918-508-5898.

Venue: Buffalo Wild Wings, 7568 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: Steel City Backgammon

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

TENNESSEE

1. NASHVILLE

NASHVILLE BACKGAMMON ASSOCIATION

Contact: Rollow Mickle 615-942- 9979, Rollow Mickle

Venue:Edgefield Sports Bar & Grill; 921 Woodland Street; Nashville, Tennessee

Schedule: Monday at 6:30 PM

TEXAS

1. AUSTIN

AUSTIN BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

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

Website on Facebook: Austin Backgammon Club

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

Schedule: Every Monday, 7:00 pm, tournament begins at 7:15

Bi-monthly Sunday tournaments: Registration closes at 11:45 a.m. Location: Silver Grill Cafe, 4005 W Parmer Ln, Austin, TX 78727.

2. DALLAS

DALLAS BACKGAMMON LEAGUE (PRIME CLUB)

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 (PRIME 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.

UTAH

1. SALT LAKE CITY & PARK CITY

UTAH BACKGAMMON CLUB

Contact: Barry Gittleman (404) 433-2446, Barry Gittleman

Venue:TBD

Schedule: Monthly: tournaments start @ 6:00 PM, sign-ups @ 5:40 PM.

VIRGINIA

1. ARLINGTON

NORTHERN VIRGINIA BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website: NorthernVirginia Backgammon Club

Contact: Frank Raposa

Email: frankpraposa@yahoo.com

Venue: Irelands Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201, 703-525-3600

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

2. McLEAN

BELTWAY BACKGAMMON CLUB (PRIME CLUB)

Website:Beltway Backgammon Club

Contact: Larry Brown, luckylarry1001@gmail.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

WISCONSIN

1. MADISON

MADISON BACKGAMMON CLUB

Website: http://www.madisonbg.com

Contact: Keene Martin keene@ksmweb.com or phone (608) 320-5933.

Venue: Essen Haus, 514 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703

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. Register 15 minutes before!

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: 7/5/2021