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Backgammon champs descend on Santa Fe

January 25, 2010, 12:00 am
By SFR Staff

The Backgammon Club of Santa Fe's New Mexico State Backgammon Championship is coming to town this weekend.
The club regularly meets at 6 pm every Tuesday in the library at La Posada (330 E. Palace Ave.). This event is the first-ever American Backgammon Tour (ABT)-sanctioned event in New Mexico, and more than 100 backgammon players are flocking to Santa Fe for the event (and receiving a special room rate at La Posada). Special players' dinners are planned at Café Paris (31 Burro Alley) and ¡A la Mesa! (428 Agua Fria St.) over the weekend.

For a full schedule of events—including opportunities to be a backgammon spectator, though that doesn't sound too enthralling—read on.

Official Tournament
1-10 pm
Friday, Jan. 29
9 am-the wee hours
Saturday, Jan. 30
10:30 am-2 pm
Sunday, Jan.31
La Posada
330 E. Palace Ave.


Backgammon Quiz and Lecture
9 am
Sunday, Jan. 31
La Posada
330 E. Palace Ave.


Players' Dinner and Tournament
Thursday, Jan. 28
Dinner: 6 pm
Tournament: 7:30 pm, free
Café Paris
31 Burro Alley


Players' Dinner
5 pm
Saturday, Jan. 30
¡A La Mesa!
428 Agua Fria St.

 

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