Where can you play backgammon in the USA? Whether you reside their or you are on a trip, this backgammon clubs directory is meant to guide you to the places where you can share your love of backgammon with people like yourself, learn from experienced players and play backgammon tournaments.
Backgammon Clubs Directory
Backgammon Clubs in Alabama
NW Alabama Backgammon Club
Weekly tournaments every Monday on 5:45 PM at The Trojan House Restaurant (2415-A Avalon Ave. Muscle Shoals AL).
Contact: Tad Smith 256-712-5634
Backgammon Clubs in California
Backgammon by the Bay
Holds backgammon tournaments two times a month: on the second Saturday of every month at 11 am at Peking Express in Berkeley and the second on every fourth Saturday at 12 noon, Britannia Arms, Cupertino
Contact: Ted Chee 831/688-9722
Backgammon Club of San Diego
Weekly backgammon tournaments every Tuesday at 6 PM at the Embassy Suites in La Jolla; No Membership fees.
Contact: Tom Fahland 858/472-1516
Veteran backgammon club active since 1978; holds two weekly backgammon tournaments in Burbank and in Beverly Hills
Contact: Patrick Gibson 818/901-0464
Restaurant Roy Backgammon
Contact: Roy Gandy 805/966-5636
Backgammon Clubs in Georgia
Atlanta Backgammon Association
Weekly tournaments every Monday at 7 pm at Landmark Sidedoor Lounge in Buckhead; entry fee is $20 or $10 for new comers + two optional side pools.
Contact: Dave Cardwell 770/365-0974
Northside Backgammon Club
Organizes two backgammon tournaments a week: on Wednesday 7 pm and Sunday 2:30 pm. The backgammon club meetings take place at the “On the Rocks Tavern” in Sandy Springs. Entry fee is $10 + $1 for registration and there’s an optional $25 side pool – 100% return
Contact: Gregg Cattanach. 678/982-3203
Backgammon Clubs in Indiana
Hoosier Backgammon Club
Placed in Indianapolis, Hoosier Backgammon Club hosts weekly backgammon tournaments on every Wednesday at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. Entry fee is $10, except on the second Wednesday of the month when the entrance is free.
Contact: Sean Garber 317/241-0605
Northwest Indiana Backgammon Association
Located in Porter, Indiana; for information on the club tournaments, you can contact Charlie Halberstadt, tel: 219/785-2082
Backgammon Clubs in Kansas
Lenexa, Kansas Backgammon Club (USBL)
Monthly backgammon tournaments on every third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Black Dog Coffeehouse; Entrance is free.
Contact: Kathleen Davis 913/706-1125
Backgammon Clubs in Kentucky
Louisville Backgammon Club
There are two backgammon tournaments a month: on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Fox and Hound Pub & Grille near Oxmoor Center and the entry fee is $10.
Contact: Quint McTyeire 502/587-3672
Backgammon Clubs in Massachusetts
New England Backgammon Club
Weekly and monthly backgammon tournaments at the Dockside Restaurant in Maiden
Contact: Herb Gurland 781/324-0892
Backgammon Clubs in Minnesota
Rochester Minnesota Backgammon Club
Plays every Wednesday night at Micky’s Pub in Rochester, Minnesota
Contact Ray Bills. 507/280-8956 to verify the exact time
Twin Cities Backgammon Club
Weekly backgammon tournaments every Thursday night at 7 pm at the Little Wagon, Minneapolis + chouette games at 6 pm
Contact: David Minikus 612/332-4418
Backgammon Clubs in Nebraska
Linclon, Nebraska Backgammon Club (USBL)
Backgammon tournaments on every first Thursday from 6 to 9 pm at Mo Java Caf?
Contact: Andy Lewicki 402/560-7656
Backgammon Clubs in North Carolina
Backgammon on the Hill
The North Carolina backgammon club meets every third Monday of the month around 7 pm.
Contact: Ayal Eckstein 919/357-8170
Charlotte Backgammon Club
Backgammon tournaments are held on Mondays at 7 pm at the O’Charley’s Restaurant.
Contact: Jeb Horton 704/814-0850
Backgammon Clubs in Ohio
Cincinnati Backgammon Players Club
Located at the Metropole Coffee Company located in Sharonville, Cincinnati Backgammon Players Club organizes 2-3 backgammon tournaments a month. The tournaments are held on Sundays at noon and begin at 12:00.
Contact: Peter Carcieri 401/286-7336
Dayton Backgammon Club (USBL)
Monthly backgammon tournaments at the last Sunday of every month, at 1 pm at Barnes and Noble; free entry
Contact: Roger Foster 937/864-1748
Miami Valley Backgammon Club
Contact: Roger Foster 937/864-1748
Ohio State Backgammon Club
Established in 1979, Ohio State Backgammon Club offers monthly tournaments and free lessons for beginners.
Contact: Joe Miller 330/268-4610
Backgammon Clubs in Pennsylvania
Berks County Backgammon Club (USBL)
Part of the US Backgammon League, Berks County Backgammon Club meets every Tuesday at 7 pm at the Bar-B-Q Pit, Sinking Spring.
Contact: Rick Reisch 610/334-7150
Pittsburgh Backgammon Club
Contact Bud Bowers 412/760-8363 for information on the club tournaments
Backgammon Clubs in Texas
Austin Backgammon Club
Contact: Lessye Joy DeMoss 512/251-3719
Weekly backgammon tournaments every Monday around 7:30 pm at the Doubletree Hotel, Austin; Entry fee: $20 100% return
Dallas Backgammon League
Members of Dallas Backgammon club meet every Wednesday at 5 pm to a chouette game and then to a backgammon tournament. Membership fees are $15 a year and entry free to the weekly tournaments is also $15. First meeting is free.
Contact: Tom Wheeler 972/484-3038
Houston Backgammon Club
For more information, you can contact Tom Wright, 281/687-1673
Backgammon Clubs in Virginia
Beltway Backgammon Club
Backgammon tournaments are held every Sunday noon. Tournaments use an elimination format; entry fee is $20 with 100% payout, plus an optional $20 side pool with 100% payout.
Contact: Barry Silliman 240/674-7222
Northern Virginia Backgammon Club
Meets every Monday around 7 pm at the Bailey’s Pub and Grille in Arlington
Contact: Bill Pow 703/396-7224
Backgammon Clubs in Wisconsin
Madison Backgammon Club
The organizer of the Wisconsin State Backgammon Championship, Madison Backgammon Club meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm for chouette games and holds tournaments on every first and second Tuesday.
Contact: Tom Machaj 608/516-9109
Milwaukee Backgammon Club
Contact Bob Holyon 414/672-8359 for information