Category: News

  • Debut win for Miranda

    New member Mirdanda Moulton walked off with an impressive victory in the latest of our one-off tournaments. Miranda started playing and joined the club recently but beat John Horton in the final in the event which attracted 16 players, including new members Carl Stephens and Richard Kuby. The win completes a good run for the…

  • TO BE CONTINUED….

    And one-day event for September announced: Another good turn out for the July meeting, with a seven-strong round robin event and a league match at the Old George in Newcastle. Alan Hind and Mike Snowdon led the way in the round robin but time ran out before they could play the deciding match. So, to…

  • NEBA SUCCESS AT BLACKPOOL

    One of the biggest and best tournaments of the backgammone season was held at the weekend. A 128-strong field took part in the Blackpool Open, with NEBA well represented at the event at the Imperial Hotel. Keith Gill won the Tower Trophy on the first full day of the event (see photo) and Paul Moulton…

  • ANOTHER NEW VENUE CHRISTENED

    Our latest one-day event was held at another new venue for the club. Twelve members took part in the event at the Gateshead Bowling Club where we will be holding the Friday freeroll on the eve of the Newcastle Open in October. Mike Snowdon won the main event in the final against Paul Moulton. Dave…

  • One day event in May

    We are organising a one day event on Saturday May 13. The event will be open to 32 people and be held at the Gateshead Bowling Green Club at Prince Consort Road, NE8 1LS. It will start at 11am. There will be a main event, consolation and last chance sections. Entry fee is £20 (which…

  • NEW VENUE CHRISTENED

    Last night saw the first meeting at the new venue for our monthly meetings. Ten members attended the event at The Old George pub in Newcastle, including new members Rikki Blythe and Huu-Chi Tran. Our inaugural meeting at the venue saw Graeme Turner win the round robin competition. We meet on the third Tuesday of…

  • New venue for club meetings

    Following the closure of the Legion Club in Jesmond, from April 18, club meetings will be held in the upstairs room of The Old George which is off the Cloth Market, Newcastle, NE1 1EZ. Monthly meetings will be held at the venue on the third Tuesday of the month, starting at 6.45pm. We welcome new…

  • Registration open for 2023 Newcastle Open

    Registrations are now open for the 2023 Newcastle Open which will be held on the weekend of October 6-8. Due to the venue we have used in recent years being closed down, we are using two new venues for this year’s event. If you wish to register for the Open, please email: northeastbackgammon@gmail.com The main…

  • Alan wins Up The Junction event

    Our first “Up The Junction” tournament was attended by nine dice warriors.  We played a 5-point Main and a 3-point Fighters Bracket. Our very own NEBA stalwart Alan Hind made it straight through to the final where he met Paul Moulton (who had travelled up from York) from the Fighters Bracket. Paul (pictured right) won…

  • UP THE JUNCTION

    We are holding a special one-day event at The Junction pub next to the Haymarket Metro station in Newcastle on Saturday (August 27).The event starts at 11am and will be held in the upstairs bar.We hope to hold an event at this venue every two months.  If you’d like to take part please email us…