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Welcome to the New World Championship Blog

Welcome to the new blog for the Backgammon World Championship. In this section of the website called “News and Media,” we hope to provide you with tons of photos, stats, history, updates…everything we can possibly think of.

We are in the process of creating an image gallery and if you have photos you would like to contribute which are related to the Backgammon World Championship, you are welcome to contact me at tara@bwcmc.com.

Also, if you have any suggestions for additional content you would like to see featured on the site, let me know!

Thanks!

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  1. Marco Fornasir  June 21, 2012

    Dear Backgammon fan,

    We regret to inform you that the annual Menton Backgammon Open has been cancelled for 2012 due to management of the Menton Casino change.

    We did try to arrange something else but we did not encounter optimal conditions for this event.

    We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Meanwhile you can still attend our other events in 2012, as the list above:

    WBF GOLDEN CIRCUIT 2012 EVENTS

    13th / 15th January, 2012 – 2012 ISTANBUL OPEN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP – Istanbul Armada Hotel (Istanbul – Turkey)
    11th / 15th April, 2012 – XXIV EUROPEAN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, 9° EUROPEAN DOUBLES CONSULTING CHAMPIONSHIP, 11th VELDEN BACKGAMMON OPEN – Casino Velden (Velden – Austria)
    25th / 27th May, 2012 – 2012 MEDITERRANEAN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP – Sealife Family Resort Hotel (Antalya – Turkey)

    1st / 5th August, 2012 – 6th GEORGIAN BACKGAMMON OPEN – MEMORIAL GOGI BUKIA – Hotel Oasis (Chakvi – Georgia)
    5th / 9th September, 2012 – 21st MITTELEUROPA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP – venue to announce
    26th / 30th September, 2012 – XV AUSTRIAN BACKGAMMON OPEN & AUSTRIAN DOUBLE CONSULTING CHAMPIONSHIP – Hotel Veronika (Seefeld – Austria)

    Hope to see you in Georgia!

    Best regards,

    Marco Fornasir
    WBF General Secretary

    For more information, please contact Marco Fornasir:
    Phone: + 39 0331 923537
    Mob: +39 337 303804
    Fax: + 39 0331 920621
    Email info@wbf.net
    On skype: marcofornasir

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