The Backgammon Events of the Meribel Backgammon Association

This winter will see the launch of the first ever tournament of the Meribel Backgammon Association. It is a friendly backgammon tournament with some fantastic prizes and warm hospitality that participants can experience.

The backgammon tournament starts on December 10th, 2009 where participants can register at 4:00 p.m. in the "Grizzli Backgammon Room" of the Hotel la Chaudanne. The tournament will begin immediately, stopping for dinner at 8:30 p.m. before continuing into the night.

Aside from that, "the Highest Little Tournament in the World" happened at the Les Pierre Plates restaurant on August 28th, 2009. The 30 euros buy-in cost includes cable car tickets that will allow you to enjoy the view up to the top of the mountain where the restaurant is located.

A series of backgammon events continues throughout the weekend, ending with the Doubles Consultation Tournament which begins at 7:45 p.m. on December 14th, 2009. Prizes include cash, skis and dinner and champagne at the Le Refuge Restaurant.

The tournament is sponsored by Meribel Tourist Office, The 3 Chaudanne Hotels, Freeride, Mountain Sports Specialists, Le Loft Club, Barometer Bar, Restaurant le Refuge, Meribel Taxis, Maison Braissand, Magic Snowsports Academy and Meribel Alpina.


September 03, 2009