Friday, 12 February 2016

NEBA Meeting, 1 February 2016

Nine players braved atrocious weather for our February meeting which was devoted to league matches.

At the end of the night's play the lead is held jointly by Martin on 5/6, Graeme on 5/6, & Pol on 5/8. Hot on their heals is Allan on 4/4. The scene is set for an exciting finish for the league season to determine the club champion & for places in the first & second division next season.

There will be a special club meeting hosted by the G Casino on Saturday 20th February for club members & invited guests. The entry fee is £10 with 100% returned as prize money. The registration fee is £3 & the casino will be laying on a buffet for the players & providing free soft drinks. We are grateful to the casino management & in particular Zsolt, for their kind hospitality. Play starts @ 2pm however please be there earlier to register. If any players would like to play league matches they are welcome to be there @ 12 noon. 

The next monthly meeting will be at the Royal British Legion on Monday 7th March 2016 starting @ 7pm.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Lord Lucan's last backgammon game

With Lord Lucan back in the news comes the timely revelation that he was playing backgammon just a short time before he disappeared.  You can find the story here.