NEW to Backgammon? Over 200 million people play!
• World’s oldest board-game - predates chess by 3000 yrs (Archaeologists uncovered a board in King Tut's tomb!)
• Play encompasses both strategy and chance. (Dice are used)
• Survived all these millennia because it evolves so dynamically!
The Canadian National Backgammon Federation® is the official clearing house for Canada’s Top Players. Our Members compete for titles and promotional considerations. Play with your fellow Canadians online and in-person. It's free to apply and we select individuals based on various criteria.
Our History and Objectives: As a nationally incorporated non-profit, the CBF® is dedicated to promoting the game of Backgammon in Canada. Our leadership consists of an executive board as well as provincial volunteers who work year-round to plan all member events. They are all jointly responsible for the creation, administration, maintenance and propagation of our Canadian Chapters on a Regional and National basis. Club Officials vet all applicants, publish our quarterly newsletter and provide instruction to members and administer both live and online weekly competitions. In a club or online, the Federation® allows you to play all year round and share your passion with a growing community of players.
* Applications are subject to approval.
As the definitive authority on Backgammon in this country, we keep track of all Member statistics and crown the National City and Regional Backgammon Champions.
We have members and/or Clubs in Canada's major cities; Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and throughout the Maritimes.We invite all residents from our 3 Canadian territories to apply; Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
Why is there an application process? We are highly selective in our search for motivated people who are courageous leaders in their chosen fields.Playful, disciplined individuals with a penchant for life who make choices based on personal passion and integrity. Apply today and we will contact you to ascertain if membership can be mutually beneficial.