Backgammon Events, Tournaments & Venues

U.K. Backgammon Federation (UKBGF):

The UKBGF website provides details on all backgammon related subjects, including:

Regular Events

London Backgammon League

Monthly league where present clubs are Cumberland, Chelsea Arts, East India, Groucho, Home House, Union, Hurlingham, MCC, RAC and Roehampton

Backgammon London

Tournament Director: Andrew Selby (CLTC Member)

UKBGF rated events include:

  • 4th Monday of each month – at The Princess of Wales in Chalcott Road, NW1
  • 1st Sunday of each month – at the Britannia Hampstead Hotel in Primrose Hill, NW3


Four times a year at the Royal Automobile Club

By invitation – CLTC and HCC members should contact Raymond Kershaw ( who will forward your names to the organiser

London Players’ Backgammon League

Organises competition between players in London area.  Several Cumberland members participate.

Annual Events:

London Backgammon Open

Tournament Directors: Andrew Selby (CLTC) & Simon Morecroft

The 2019 tournament takes place at the Ambassadors Hotel in Bloomsbury, between 17th & 19th May.

UK Backgammon Open

Tournament Directors: Peter Bennet & Raj Jansari

The 2019 tournament takes place at Woodland Grange in Leamington Spa, between 30th August & 1st September.

Worldwide Tournaments