After the ISTANBUL OPEN 2018 (won by Lebanese Toby Tabet), the 3rd MERIT OPEN Montenegro Grand Prix (won by the German Götz Hildsberg), the 2018 Mediterranean Open in Antalya (won by the Turkish Sahin Timurcan) and the 1st RHODES BACKGAMMON OPEN (won by the Greek Takis Chatzelis), WBF is pleased to announce the next event of the WBF Golden Circuit: the XXX EUROPEAN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, 15th EUROPEAN DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP & 2nd ZELL AM SEE BACKGAMMON OPEN will be held in Casino Zell am See from May 30th to June 3rd, 2018.

Casino Zell Am See

After the summer the circuit resumes in Seefeld from 10 to 14 October with the traditional XXI AUSTRIAN BACKGAMMON OPEN & AUSTRIAN DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP | valid for the 31st Italian Backgammon Championship and the big season ends in North Cyprus, where from the 29th of October to the 4th of November at the MERIT PARK the most important tournament in the world is scheduled: the 6th MERIT OPEN – INTERNATIONAL BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, with an added money-prize of € 40,000.

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Your support in promoting our events will be greatly appreciated. Please let me know your plans.

Hope to see you in Zell am See!

Best regards,

Marco Fornasir
WBF General Secretary