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Tournament Calendar

15.01. Three Lives Open
01.02. DBIM
15.03. Intermezzo
15.05. Three Lives Open
15.07. Intermezzo
15.09. Three Lives Open
15.11. Crazy Christmas


8. Three Lives Open has ended.

In class expert Boris Alexander Naumann defeated Fritz Rattinger in the final. Sebastian Müller got the 3rd place.

In class advanced Jens Stahn is the winner. David Domig got the 2nd place, Andreas Horder the 3rd place.

In class intermediate Ralf Schmiedel is the winner. He defeated Heiko Struß, The 3rd place is shared by Birgit Pavelka and Nick Kitanow. (13.07.2016 )

5. Intermezzo - Start of the tournament

46 participants joined the fith run of this KO-tournament. (12.07.2016 )

Clock inserted at the website

To give assistance to players in other timezones, on the right side at the top of the website you find a clock, which shows the current time in germany. Thats the time which is decisive for scheduling. (01.07.2016 )

New Announcement: 5 Intermezzo

The 5th tournament from this series was announced today. (27.06.2016 )

Gridgammon is back

(18.06.2016 )

Gridgammon is offline again

GridGammon was online from Monday morning to Tuesday noon, than offline again. At the GridGammon-Facebook-Site they posted, that they will be back in 90 minutes. Now they are offline minimum 18 hours. I have no information, when GridGammon will be online again. Please notice again, that all tournament-deadlines at EBIF Germany are prolonged, till the matches are played. (15.06.2016 )

Gridgammon is back

(13.06.2016 )

Gridgammon is temporary offline

Since sunday GridGammon is offline for maintance and update. I don’t know, when the Server is online again. Because of experience in the past I am sure, that GridGammon will come back in the next days.

At EBIF Germany there will be no matches unplayed because of the GridGammon-Downtime. All deadlines are prolonged for one week to reschedule cancelled matches. If it still would be a problem to play your matches in time, please contact me by email, we will find a solution. (09.06.2016 )

4. Intermezzo has ended.

In class One the winner is Rodryk Schönfeld. In the final he defeated Michael Rudolph. In small final Christian Derichs defeated Zdenek Zizka .

In class Two Andreas Horder is the winner. 2nd place went to Tolga Ulusoy. In small final Manfred Reiner played with Hannes Pavelka and Manfred defeated Hannes. (24.05.2016 )

9. TLO, tournament starts at 11.05.16

71 participants from 10 national associations are registrated. 9 participants will play their first time at EBIF Germany. (11.05.2016 )

New tournament: 9. Three Lives Open

For this tournaments you may register from now on. Start is at 15.05. (15.03.2016 )

4. Intermezzo - Start of the tournament

55 participants joined the fouth run of this KO-tournament. (13.03.2016 )

New Announcement: 4. Intermezzo

The 4th tournament from this series was announced today. (15.02.2016 )

Germany is Vice European Champion!

At EBIF European Team Backgammon Championship the German team with Volker Sonnabend, Frank Simon, Igor Kaplanski, Marcel Jochem, Athanasios Lagopatis and Andreas Hofmann achieved an excellent 2nd place. Congratulations to the Team.

You may find a detailed report in german language on the website of the german backgammon association www.bgverband.de. (07.02.2016 )

2. Crazy Christmas has ended.

The 2. Crazy Christmas consisted of two tournaments: Santa and Ruprecht.

At the tournament Santa, where 5pointer were to play, Rolf Schüler defeated in the final Christian Ahlborn. The 3rd place in the small final got Thomas Mathes.

At the tournament Ruprecht the participants had to lose there 1pointer. Till the end without a win Zdenek Zizka won the tournament. Peter Haßelberg got the 2nd place and Andreas Hofmann the 3rd place. (07.02.2016 )

7. Three Lives Open has ended.

In class expert Leo Waters defeated Michael Rudolph in the final. Markus Klein got the 3rd place for the 4th time in this series.

In class advanced Christian Derichs is the winner. Andreas Horder got the 2nd place, Manfred Reiner the 3rd place.

In class intermediate newcomer Lothar Trumpp is the winner. He defeated Tobias Keul two times, who is on the 2nd place. The 3rd place is shared by Heiko Struß and Andre Taduschewski. (06.02.2016 )

German Championship 2016 - Start of the tournament

At this year's German Internet Championship 86 registrations were considered. 13 of the 86 participants play 2016 for the first time in EBIF Germany tournaments. 10 women are fighting for the Ladys Prize. At the beginning of each month two new rounds will be drawn. At the end of september after 16 rounds we will have a new German Internet-Champion. (29.01.2016 )