Hotel Accommodation and Tournament Details 2019



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Tournament Registration and Entry Fees


Registration: To reserve your place in Biba events you need to pre-pay your Registration Fee to arrive at Biba HQ at least one week prior to the event. Payable by PayPal, Cheque, Bank Transfer or Cash at a prior Biba event. Please email eventreg@backgammon-biba.co.uk for full details stating your preferred method of payment. Entrants cancelling their Registration within 7 days of the event will forfeit their Fee. A full list of entrants shall be posted to the One-Stop web page.

If, prior to the event the full entry is short, entries on the day shall be accepted; however, the Registration Fee will be £30 for all persons. NB: This arrangement is subject to spaces available and might be filled before your arrival. Phone first to check.

Entry Fee: This is paid on the day, cash only - Or, can also be paid when pre-paying Registration.

Entrants for each event are shown here.



Forthcoming Events

2019 Event Details




Biba Tournament Details for 2019

(timetable below for Biba tournaments)  


Friday @ 2100 the Friday Warm-up Knockout. £10 entry (100% return).

Event Desk: Saturday 1030 to 1230

Play Starts Saturday 1300 (Main), Sunday 1030 elements continue

Auctions: Group, Saturday 1245, Individual, Sunday 1015 both subject to demand

Optional members-only Side Pool: Available at £50 & £10. Members can enter either or both or none.

Format: Knockout or Swiss Qualifier + Knockout (see One-Stop)

Last Chance and subject to timing and demand, 3-point Knockout

Also a Saturday night of poker & backgammon subject to demand


Friday 150 Warm-up

Play starts promptly at 2100, late arrivals only allowed at Director's discretion.

Event Desk: 1030 - 1230. Play starts 13:00

Players arriving after close of registration will only be accepted at the Director’s discretion.

All play resumes 1030

(penalty points apply)

Presentation 1630 - 1730








Biba has negotiated a special Biba rate at all venues.

Our initial room allocation is just 30 rooms per event and is held until six

weeks prior to the event and is likely to diminish quickly so members are

urged to book early to avoid disappointment.


Hotel Web Sites

Brighton - Meriden, Solihull

Venues on Google Maps



Jurys Inn, 101 Stroudley Road, Brighton, BN1 4DJ

Brighton is one of the UK’s liveliest cities and is renowned for its exciting, vibrant nightlife, quirky shops, cosmopolitan outlook and contemporary architecture.There is rarely a dull moment in Brighton, from the excellent shopping possibilities to the bustling café bars and restaurants or indulge in seaside fun of Brighton Pier. The Lanes is a myriad of narrow streets directly behind the hotel offering a wide range of specialist shops including jewellery, designer clothes and crafts. The Brighton Marina is home to an outlet village, entertainment centre and some of the UK’s finest yachts and boats.

Car parking facilities are not available on site - but are availabe at the railway station



The Biba daily accommodation rates for Dinner, Bed & Breakfast are:

Brighton: £77 per room per night single - £129 per room per night double

Meriden: £80 per room per night single - £160 per room per night double

(Plus, you save £10 per player on Event Registration)

To reserve your room call the hotel direct on …
Brighton: +44 (0)127 386 2121 or online at
https://www.jurysinns.com/hotels/brighton/rooms quoting “JIREDM110119”

Solihull: +44 (0)1676 522 735 quoting “Backgammon Association”

>>> Accounts to be settled upon Check Out at the hotel <<<


The Manor Hotel, Meriden, Solihull. Nr Birmingham Airport

A 4-star hotel that combines all of the picturesque beauty of the Warwickshire countryside with the convenience of major city links situated just 3 miles from BHX. With an elegant Georgian façade, the Manor Hotel is one of the most visually impressive luxury hotels the area has to offer, boasting 112 comfortable bedrooms as well as two dining experiences, making it a perfect venue to host Biba tournaments in April, July and November 2018.

NB: There are a limited number of single rooms available. A supplement will be applied once all are taken. Allocated on a first-come, first-served basis