Play65 Sending Players to the World Series of Backgammon ChampionshipPlay65 Backgammon site has announced that they are going to be running qualifiers to get into the World Series of Backgammon Championship. The backgammon event is going to take place on July 21st at the Palm Beach Casino in Cannes, France. To get in the top three winners of the Play65 qualifiers will get a €10.000 seat at the final table of the second season of the World Series of Backgammon.
This isn't the first time that Play65 has combined online events with those that are offline. They made headlines at the 19th City of Venice International Backgammon Tournament and by sponsoring leading players at this years Nordic Open Backgammon Championship. Now they are sending three lucky backgammon members to the World Series of Backgammon Championship.
The first qualifier was held on May 2nd and there are two more left one on the first Sunday in June and then the first Sunday in July. There is also €2.000 in cash prizes that the top 16 players will compete for in these tournaments plus the first place prize of the €10,000 seat at the World Series of Backgammon Championship.
The entry fee for the qualifiers is a reasonable €90 but you can also get in to a qualifier for free. Players can also get into the qualifiers for free by winning any of the satellite games at Play65.
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