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5th Annual City-Wide Backgammon Tournament

| Jenna Vande Zande

McIntyre Library at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host the 5th annual Eau Claire backgammon tournament on May 4 starting at 1 pm. The tournament is FREE and open to UW-Eau Claire students, staff, and faculty, as well as all residents of the Chippewa Valley. The event is co-sponsored by the Council on Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE). The winner of the tournament will receive a backgammon set, courtesy of McIntyre Library.

How the Tournament Works
The tournament will have a maximum of 32 players (two sixteen team brackets). Registration is required to enter the tournament. Any skill level, from beginners to experienced players, are welcome.

McIntyre Library will host all rounds of the tournament and is located on the UW-Eau Claire campus at 105 Garfield Ave. Eau Claire, WI 54702. Parking at UW-Eau Claire is free on the weekends. Please consult this map (PDF) for location information. Suggested locations to park are the Phillips Lot or Hibbard Lot.

Registration is FREE and is required to participate in the tournament. To register send an email indicating your interest in participating to Hans Kishel, UW-Eau Claire librarian:

Please register no later than April 30, 2019. If space is available registrants will be taken on day of tournament.

Questions should be directed to Hans Kishel (, 715-836-2959).