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Ringing Out 2007

January 2, 2008

Thanks to everybody who attended our Christmas event, and to Julie & her family who hosted and fed us and made us feel so welcome. And to the sponsors identified here who contributed prizes for our round-robin tournament.

SnowieBG MVP FlintBG

Just a reminder that the club resumes again on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008 in our usual comfy corner of the Central Library’s 3rd-floor Arts Dept. Newcomers are always welcome.

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PartyGammon.com Million – this is backgammon!

January 27, 2007

Well, it’s all over. And what could be more exciting than the highest-ever backgammon tournament payout? How about a DMP anti-joker by Germany’s Andreas Märtens just when he’s about to break contact and start bearing off?

Poker has nothing on this game!

Did Denmark’s Lasse Hjorth Madsen roll an ace to take home the $600,400 top prize (and $20,000 watch)?

read all of the exciting details here

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PartyGammon.com Million – Now On !

January 25, 2007

January 21 through January 25, 2007 at the famous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, a max. 128 players are competing in the first backgammon tournament ever to feature a guaranteed $1 million in prize money. The winner will receive a massive $600,400 minimum + specially made $20,000 watch, and the remaining prize pool will be distributed to the runner up, the two semi-finalists, and the four quarter-finalists. The top four players in the Consolation Tournament will also receive significant cash prizes.

2007/01/24:

PartyGammon.com Million Now Down to the Last 8 Players
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm24010731.htm

Main Flight – Round #6 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm240107345.htm

Main Flight – Round #5 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm24010732.htm

Main Flight – Round #4 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2401072.htm

2007/01/23:

Main Flight – Round #3 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2301072.htm

Main Flight – Round #2 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm230107.htm

Consolation Flight – Round B
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolB1.htm

Consolation Flight – Round A
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA.htm
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA2.htm
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA3.htm
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA4.htm

Excitement and Tension Mounting as Rounds 3 & 4 are Played Today
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2201073.htm

2007/01/22:

Main Flight – Round #1 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2201072.htm

PartyGammon.com Million is on! Photos from Welcome Cocktail, Calcutta Auction and Doubles
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm220107.htm

2007/01/21:

PartyGammon.com Million Stars Emerging on the Atlantis Resort
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm210107.htm

2007/01/09:

PGM Will See The Strongest-Ever Field in Tournament History of BG 1/09/07
http://www.gammonlife.com/news/06glpgmupdatejan.htm

2006/07/27:

The Man Behind the World’s Biggest Backgammon Event
http://www.gammonlife.com/spearsonint.htm

2006/07/10:

PartyGammon to Sponsor First-Ever $1-Million Backgammon Tournament in Association with Player International Ltd of the UK
http://www.gammonlife.com/pgmillion.htm