The Excalibur tournament is Warp Gammon's annual championship event. The format is a double elimination event. The format for the undefeated bracket is 15pt series of 3. In the 1-loss bracket the format is 13pt series of 3. The winner of the undeafeated bracket will play a 19pt series of 3 against the winner of the 1-loss bracket with a 1 win advantage. More details here.
The winner of this tournament in 2018 will be invited to participate in an 11 point exhibition match against backgammon giant Mary Hickey. Mary is the winner of many other prestigious tourneys including twice winning the U.S. Open Backgammon Championship. She is known to many for her columns in Gammon Village and the USBGF newsletter, and her inimitable commentary in the daily USBGF players vs Neil Kazaross matches and is co-author of "What's Your Game Plan? Backgammon Strategy in the Middle Game", with Marty Storer.
Our previous exhibition players were Neil Kazaross, Matvey Natanzon (falafel), Mochy ,Steve Sax, Kit Woolsey, Michy, Akiko Yazawa, Ray Fogerlund and Joe Russel..
Signups close midnight 22nd November 2015.
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