Dear Friends,

Looks like warm and sunny weather for our tournament tomorrow. We have the option to play our matches outdoors if we so choose.  I have tables and chairs all set up for 14 players if we select this option. Otherwise the basement is available, with seating for 32 players.

Liz and I need to take a break from cooking.  I will go fetch excellent take-out food from "Wicked Slice" a new shop only 2 miles away. I will have menus available.  Select what you want for lunch so we may take a lunch break between rounds one and two. (approx. 1:30 pm).

They have delicious thin crust pizza, white and red.  Calzones, paninis, subs, salads, soups, wings, fries, and much more.  I look forward to another fun time.  Will Rob Roy do a Three-Peat ?

7 pm, April 14

Sat April 15 Day before Easter Sunday

EF: $30 Prizes: 1st-$120, 2nd-$60, 3rd-$60 b/8. 9-point matches. No Children. Free drinks and snacks. We draw Round 1 at 12 Noon sharp. 860 742-5562
New Procedures: HARD DEADLINE 11:45 am Please arrive between 11:00 and 11:45 pm to enter the tournament. We feel 12 Noon is the perfect time to schedule the start of the tournament. If you are on the way, and might be late for the 11:45 deadline, then telephone 860 742-5562 (no texts). Please pay your entry fee to the TD upon arrival.
CONSOLATION FLIGHTS With the adoption of consolation flights, we will no longer need B-Sections. Consolation flights will now be 7-point matches. Prizes will be 1st, 2nd (finalist) and 3rd (consolation winner). Based on 8 players; 1st - $120, 2nd - $60, 3rd - $60. These amounts chosen because evenly divisible.
SIDE POOLS We now offer an optional side pool. $10. The participating player who goes furthest in the main flight wins the entire pool.
PLEASE SERVICE YOURSELF You can have anything you want for free. Drinks are inside coolers only to keep them cold for you. Things are kept in cabinets only to stay clean and organized.
FREE: Coffee, Snacks, chips, juices, sodas, beer, liquor, ice. Rob pays an entry fee like everyone else. He has the right to focus on his game, so please avoid interrupting his game for trivial matters.
SPECIAL THANKS TO LIZ She does not play backgammon, but rather enjoys talking to our players. We ask our guests to please wait until 11:00 am to arrive. Liz and I do as much as we can the day prior, but many chores must be done that morning.
BRASS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB We have adopted all the same rules and conventions as the Brass City Backgammon Club We value their opinions and welcome their input on all matters.
VOLUNTARY DONATIONS People donated $45 into the money jar. This pays for free food and drink at our next tournament. Thank you.

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