Learn how to play
If you are new to backgammon but still want to participate the library will be hosting informational sessions on how to play at:
- McIntyre Library (105 Garfield Ave. Eau Claire, WI 54702) on Saturday, February 14 in McIntyre Library from 1-3 pm.
- L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library (400 Eau Claire St. Eau Claire, WI 54701) on Sunday, February 15 from 1-3 pm and
How the tournament works
Registration is required to enter the tournament.
McIntyre Library will host all rounds of the tournament (Feb. 21 & 28) and is located on the UW-Eau Claire campus at 105 Garfield Ave. Eau Claire, WI 54702. Parking at UW-Eau Claire is free on the weekends. Please consult this map (PDF) for location information. Suggested locations to park are the Phillips Lot or Hibbard Lot.
Registration is FREE and is required to participate in the tournament. To register send an email indicating your interest in participating to Hans Kishel, UW-Eau Claire librarian: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please register by February 17.
The grand prize will be a backgammon set, to be randomly selected from all tournament contestants. Light refreshments will be served during the 3rd and 4th rounds on February 28. Winners of each bracket will receive a t-shirt.
Questions should be directed to Hans Kishel (email@example.com, 715-836-2959).
Support for this program includes UW-Eau Claire's McIntyre Library, the Council on Internationalization and Global Engagement, and University Recreation and Sport Facilities.