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15. October 2018, 02:24:26
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Team tournaments
Just a suggestion here, but I’m thinking all team tournaments should be made with the parameters of 4 persons per team. As it stands now, we’re having a hard time finding 5 players per team. So until things pick up (if they pick up), I would suggest keeping the limit set to 4 people per team. 

9. October 2018, 17:16:20
Clandestine 1 
Tournament creation based on membership status but a sensible limit as to how many tournaments one can create. Active tournaments should not count in the total tho as I can foresee some slow pokes tying everything up. 

31. March 2018, 03:37:22
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Cloning TEAM TOURNAMENT UPDATE thanks 

21. March 2018, 03:28:14
Clandestine 1 

10. March 2018, 21:33:10
Clandestine 1 

22. February 2018, 06:37:59
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Cloning backgammon team tournament
I think that if further team tournaments are created, then we need to reduce the number of players required. 8 players per team for Cloning Gammon will never happen. 6 would be difficult, 5 is more doable for Fellowships. 

19. January 2018, 06:37:19
Clandestine 1 

27. September 2017, 04:27:51
Clandestine 1 
We need a player to play for the Untouchables in the upcoming team tournament for Logic. If someone wants to join our fellowship and play, we can get the tournament started.

18. April 2017, 05:19:06
Clandestine 1 

23. March 2017, 17:01:15
Clandestine 1 

9. December 2016, 16:44:09
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Has this happened to anyone?
crosseyed: the link doesn't work and I couldn't find the game in your profile. Try posting the link again.

18. December 2015, 06:13:48
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Which tournament??
Aganju: that happens to me as well. I have no idea why.

5. May 2015, 16:32:21
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: long lasting tournaments
Hrqls: You bet!

5. May 2015, 16:03:35
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: long lasting tournaments
Modified by Clandestine 1 (5. May 2015, 16:04:11)
Hrqls: The race is on!

I think I too should live long enough to see the end of these tournaments, if this site still exists.

14. January 2015, 18:24:04
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Team Tournament

With Fencer's generosity of giving out free memberships, I have decided to try something different.... So, I bought another year's membership and this time the free memberships are going to go towards a team tournament.

With Fencer's help we have created the first prize Team Tournament

Gammon Random Games

All are welcome to join (as long as you belong to a fellowship). The 6 lucky participants will battle for a 3 month Brain Rook membership. I chose gammon games as it should even the odds a little and balance the playing fields.

12. January 2015, 01:47:38
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re:
Varazslo: thanks!

11. January 2015, 04:28:01
Clandestine 1 
Subject: 3 tournaments
Modified by Clandestine 1 (11. January 2015, 04:33:46)
I have created 3 prize tournaments consisting of a 6 Month Brain Rook membership for each winner. Please read tournament details for more specifics.  
I can't copy and paste the links here because I'm not near a computer and I'm limited by my phone. For those that are interested go into the tournament section and all 3 tournaments commence Feb 1st. 
Next time I'm at a computer I will post the links.

30. October 2014, 19:16:12
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Spider Linetris team tournament

We need one more fellowship to get this tournament going. Oct 2014 Spider Linetris Bash III

Where are the Knights? Your fellowship usually plays in everything.

30. September 2014, 20:04:26
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Gammon tournaments
Modified by Clandestine 1 (30. September 2014, 23:13:22)

26. September 2014, 16:50:04
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: ONLY
furbster: Nice turn out (over a 100 participants), good job Furbster!

21. August 2014, 17:26:42
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: What can I do with "stubborn" players?
vstjrt: Maybe he just doesn't know how to play and is an experiential learner, learning as the game progresses. Over time, a player will learn when they are beat, some will resign and some hold on hope for the win by time out.
I for one know nothing about the game so I would end up playing until it was obvious to me (a beginner) that I was beat. Most experienced players know when a game is won long before the novice, and it doesn't really matter what the game type is.

1. August 2014, 16:01:29
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re:
furbster: I expect that most original participants of that tournament will no longer be members at this site and that the majority of won games will be by default due to a few extremely slow players that truthfully wrecked this tournament. I'm looking forward to the next 10 years of this tournament. May the youngest person win! I know I will still be around ;-)

14. April 2014, 17:48:09
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Cloning Backgammon

3. March 2014, 14:27:41
Clandestine 1 

28. February 2014, 17:46:21
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Backgammon

28. February 2014, 05:04:02
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Come play

15. October 2013, 04:44:42
Clandestine 1 

18. August 2013, 02:52:30
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Backgammon 2300 plus

15. May 2013, 16:49:24
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Random games

Random games

Come join!

25. April 2013, 18:53:26
Clandestine 1 

24. April 2013, 13:51:01
Clandestine 1 

My bad, tournament deleted and redifined.

Backgammon 2300 plus BKR


23. April 2013, 21:25:58
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Backgammon 2300 plus BKR

Backgammon - 2300 plus BKR

Come join (if your BKR is greater then 2300)

12. December 2012, 18:08:50
Clandestine 1 

13. November 2012, 18:47:05
Clandestine 1 
pgt: Hell, I'm only 38 but I'll probably be dead by the time that tournament ends (unless the slow pokes dies first)

5. September 2012, 21:44:00
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Backgammon - 2300 plus BKR

30. August 2012, 15:09:30
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Bigger Random games tourney, still single elimination

28. August 2012, 16:57:43
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Random games anyone?

8. March 2012, 17:36:58
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re:
furbster: It should be an interesting second round. I bet there are divisions that will be won by default as many of the players in this tournament no longer play here.

15. February 2012, 19:00:32
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re:
pgt: 2 to 1 odds that Cardinal finishes his games before Beaupol

21. October 2011, 03:34:18
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Wow
furbster: The second round should go much faster since half the people moving on have already moved on (from this site). Let's hope those that are holding up the pack don't move one ;)

2. July 2011, 17:52:33
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Backgammon 2300 plus BKR
happyjuggler0: I agree, but thats the beast when it comes to playing here. I dont expect to get more then 2 divisions of players (maybe even one). I suspect this tournament will go faster then predicted.

2. July 2011, 00:02:18
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Backgammon 2300 plus BKR

24. September 2010, 16:40:24
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Long Running Tournaments
pgt: Actually the tournament in question is approaching its 5 yr anniversary due to handful of players who like to play at a snail's pace. After 5 yrs of play, we're still in the first round! - check it out LUCKY THIRTEEN
Wait until the second round, most of the games will be won by default due to the amount of players that advanced by winning their round and now they do not play here anymore.
The tournament started out exciting, but lost its mojo around 2006 sometime.

1. August 2010, 19:34:54
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: BRAVOOOOOO !!!!
FrancescoLR: That's crazy, I couldn't even imagine trying to move that many games.

9. January 2010, 08:11:31
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: Tournaments with multiple game types - is it possible?
pedestrian: I would love to play in a tournament such as this.

20. July 2009, 01:45:16
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Re: are there to be
Imsoaddicted: It would also help if teams were allowed to have "alternates" that the captain can substitute in the event that they lose a person due to the long drawn out tournaments.

9. April 2009, 18:36:52
Clandestine 1 
This is true for tournaments that allow for vacation, but trust me on this one, I just lost a game in the finals that I was going to clearly win due to my Fischer clock continuing to count down when the time-out process was turned off. By the time I was able to move, my clock was in the negatives.

9. April 2009, 18:09:32
Clandestine 1 
However, with clocks such as these and the Fischer clocks, they continue to run when the server goes down. So, if you don't get a chance to move due to the site be down - you lose your game!

13. January 2009, 01:49:53
Clandestine 1 
Subject: Backgammon - Who is the best?

Let's find out who is the best for 2009

Backgammon 5 points Match (doubling cube)


11. November 2005, 18:09:51
Clandestine 1 
Subject: New tournament
Modified by Clandestine 1 (11. November 2005, 18:10:18)
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