The Newcastle Open

Previous Winners

2019: Alastair Woods     2018: Tim Cross            2017: Alastair Woods            2016: No Tournament            2015: No Tournament            2014: Paul Gilbertson     2013: Simon K Jones

The Newcastle Open 2020

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th october 2020

Entry is limited to 64 players and places will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

UKBGF rules will be adhered to; including legal plays, rule 4.2(iii).
All matches are to played on the Royal Legion premises.
Registration for the event will be deemed as acceptance of these rules. The organisers reserve the right to deny entry to any individual as they see fit.

There will be a raffle exclusively for UKBGF members with the chance to win 2 free Skype lessons with Grandmasters Julian Fetterlein or Seb Wilkinson from Backgammon Workshop.


The Royal British Legion, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE2 3EX

Entry Fees

100% of entry money will be paid out as prizes
(Prizes above £100 will be paid by bank transfer)

Registration Fee £25
entry fee £40

 Reg fee should be paid by end June 2020
and entry fee by 15th August 2020
 Payments by bank transfer to NEBA
Account number : 53170760 
Sort code : 30-84-82

Optional Side Pools
£10, £20, £50

You can enter one or two pools
(either the £10 & £20 or the £20 & £50)