Main events are eligible for American Backgammon Tour (ABT) master points. Open, advanced and intermediate are single elimination with progressive consolation. Novice format depends on number of entries. A registration fee of $40 is required to play in all events. Prize return is 85% of entry fee, unless otherwise noted.
Bring your hard-won knowledge and expertise to the table to battle in elite warrior fashion. Single elimination with full progressive consolation.
11 points Main / 9 points Consolation
$300 entry, 90% return
With the sound of thunder, lay down your hammer-like skills over the board to crush your foes. Single elimination with progressive consolation.
9 points Main / 7 points Consolation
Grand Crystal Beaver XX
Previously held in Illinois, the nineteenth Grand Crystal Beaver has rebuilt its dam in Minnesota. Qualifier entries will play an additional round on Thursday.
$500 direct entry, $250 qualifier
Grand Crystal Beaver trophy
* Two-time winners - † Three-time winner
Assemble your powerful forces by sea and conduct your raiding and plundering in style.
13 points / 15 points final
2018 Roberto Litzenberger (VA)
2017 Ray Fogerlund (NV)
Berserker Limited Jackpot
All qualify, except top level Open players.
Warrior Advanced/Intermediate Jackpot
Our Advanced/Intermediate players are qualified to enter.
FOR THE SLAIN
Valhalla Open, Advanced and Intermediate
A Valkyrie leads fallen fighters to Valhalla. Do not fret, honorable warriors find solace in the afterlife. A special Sunday tournament just for players who get eliminated from the main and consolation ABT events on Saturday.
$100 open /$50 advanced /$20 intermediate entry
MIXED LEVEL EVENTS
Rainbow Bridge Doubles
The rainbow bridge helps unites you and your partner, while Heimdall summons the heavenly forces to give you an extra fighting chance.
$200 entry, per team
Gammon Stuff Board Tournament
The victorious first place warrior will receive a custom hand-crafted luxury sized FTH backgammon board with 2 inch checkers and a merino wool playing surface courtesy of Gammon Stuff.
FTH backgammon board
$500, second place estimated
In this blitz style event, fight through short bracket qualifier matches for a spot in the main event.
Fenrir beast trophy
Every Viking enjoys a quick raid every now and then.
More information coming soon.
FOR THE TIRELESS WARIOR