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Granite City Open 2023


Saturday 6 May/Sunday 7 May for the Main Tournament. Welcome/Warm up on Friday Night, 5 May.

Limited to 48 players.

Registration £30 (includes lunch both days & tea/coffee).

Entry Fee £40 (Prize Money)

Side pools will be available.

Booking through EVENTBRITE for Competition – GRANITE CITY OPEN. Only 30 Places Left, 18 already gone to Club Members.


Westhill Holiday Inn Hotel, Westhill, Aberdeen AB32 6TT

B & B at hotel:

£55 per night available Fri/Sat/Sun

Discount Code on Booking Accommodation:


Enter Check in/out dates, Select No of Rooms/Guests, Click on RATE PREFERENCE, Click GROUP RATE, Enter your Group Code: BAC, Click on SEARCH, choose your room type and complete your details.

Only 6 miles away from Aberdeen airport, 7 miles from Aberdeen railway/bus Station. Bus No. 5 or 6 from Aberdeen to Westhill Holiday Inn – just 30 mins away (20 mins Taxi) Several nearby restaurants, plus an Italian restaurant on site.
Nearby shopping centre with M & S, Aldi, Co-op, Gregg’s and an award winning Low’s Fish and Chip Shop…(rated one of Scotland’s top 10 in 2022 – Highly recommended!)


Fri 5 May

Welcome and Friday Night Warm Up (for those arriving early) From 7pm, for 8pm start.

Sat 6 May

Swiss Tournament 5 x 7 points.
Registration 10am for 10.30 start.

Sun 7 May

Top 16 Knockout with Consolation and Last Chance rounds.
Registration 10am for 10.30 start.

To be played in line with UKBGF rules.
Please take a Backgammon Board and Clock where possible. Clocks Encouraged.

Guaranteed 5 Matches Saturday and 3 matches Sunday.

Tournament Team:- Graeme McPhee, Ian Cukrowski, Duncan Cowie
Co-ordinator: Brenda Raffery. Email for information to

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