Munich is proud to welcome you back for the 3rd time on an international tournament in the summer, this time, followed by the Grand Finale of the prestigious "European Backgammon Tour 2013" (EBGT VII).
Munich is easy to reach by plane, train or car and close to Austia, Switzerland, Italy, Czech and Hungary. Public transportation and shuttle busses are available between the airport and the central train station. Taxi from the central train station to the venue is less than 15€.
The Vitalis Hotel**** is the venue and centrally located, in the lively district of Schwabing and close to the olympic parc. Cafés, bars abd restaurants of all kind are within walking distance to the hotel. Special rates of 85€/night single and 95€/night double, including breakfast and internet have been arranged for players.
The MUNICH OPEN is a World Backgammon Association (WBA) event, ensuring the highest class of tournaments with the most up-to-date rules, the best professional equipment provided, and the most competitive and challenging format.
Every match of the Elite Group division will count for the WBA Point Race ranking list 2014. Like all other WBA tournaments, all divisions will enjoy the new and improved FT-Swiss Format (out after 3 losses in a Swiss format) and an Ultimate Fight (Last Chance) on Sunday.
This event will count towards the German National Ranking. Selected matches will be recorded and streamed over the internet.
Various side-events are lined up: DMP-Challenge, Doubles, Jackpots, SpeedGammon, Warm-up, etc.
Start making travel plans to compete against your backgammon friends from all over the world and enjoy the beer Capital of the world in the summer.
Register for this tournament in the "Events" section of this page and announce your arrival.