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What: Casual BG gathering in central London played outdoors.
Where: Holland Park Cafe, outdoor cafe in Holland Park, at the top of the football pitch, to the West of the opera house (i.e., to the left when looking at the opera house from the football pitch) - http://www.cooksandpartners.co.uk/holland-park-cafe.php
When: Sunday 16th March as of 2pm
Cost: Free entrance / 10% rake off winnings, incl. 50p per player to qualify for London Backgammon Tour rankings.
Format:. 16- or 8-player tournament(s) with 8- or 4-player follow-on jackpot(s) depending on attendance and on a first come / first enlisted basis
. 5-pt matches, except for 7-pt final
. 4 tiers entry level: £1 / £5 / £10 / £20 with corresponding pools
. 70/30 split by default but split arrangements welcome in all matches
. parallel chouettes / round robins / swiss welcome at any time
Access:. 10mn walk from Kensington Olympia overground station / 15mn walk from Holland Park / High Street Kensington and Shepherds' Bush tube stations
. Barclays' bike stand at the South West entrance of the park
. several bus lines to the South entrance - lines 9, 10, etc.
. free nearby car / motorbike parking on Sunday afternoons
Bring: . your own board if you have one
. a picnic rug if you choose to play in the grass
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