Side Events

Ongoing Side Events


Jackpots 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 € (Clock preference)



Satellite Qualifiers (Thursday from 12:00)

On Wednesday and Thursday you have a chance to qualify for the main division in Championship and Advanced. Traditionally lots of people participate in these satellites. Both 4 and 8 player qualifiers will be arranged. Clock preference.


Daily Tournament (Sunday 14:00)

This tournament is for people visiting Nordic Open or for players who have lost their matches in the main event. The daily tournament is played on Saturday at 2pm. All matches are to 9 points with clock preference. Entry fee is 750DKK/100€ (10% reg).


Beginner Division (Thursday 12:00)

Are you new to backgammon? Then this is your big chance to win your first real tournament. Free to enter, Sponsored prizes, Final Thursday evening. 


Denmark vs. The World (Thursday 16:00)

Denmark has once more challenged The World to compete in this old game. The matches will be streamed live. 7 of the strongest Danish backgammon players will compete in several backgammon disciplines. After 4 long sessions the final is played to crown the winning team. The first discipline is double match point (DMP) followed by speed gammon where time management is of outmost importance. The third session is consultation doubles and then heads up. In the final the entire team is allowed to consult. See more about this exciting event in the menu "DK Vs. World" Where the rules and the teammembers are presented.


Consultation Double (Thursday 20:00)

Share the moments of victory with your partner. The way to learn backgammon is to discuss the gameplan and each move. In this tournament it is allowed to discuss the game with your partner. Clock preference.


Mix Doubles (Saturday21:00)

Play Backgammon and have fun with your favorite backgammon partner of opposite sex. Note that one of te players must be out of main and be ready to play alone if required.


Speed Gammon (Monday at 12:00)

How fast can you play? Join this event and become the Nordic Champion in speed gammon. Clocks settings are 20sec x point/10 sec - Clock Obligation.

This year the speed tournament will replace the last chance. there will be 3 divisions (10€/50€/300€). Match length will be 5, 7 and 9 in each of the 3 divisions. The 10€ tournament only accepts players from beginner, intermediate and advanced (Not championship).


XG Masters Nordic (approved for BMAB) (Wednesday 20:00)

Who is the very best player? In this tournament it is not enough to win the match. You must win the analysis as well! In each match you play for 3 points. One point for winning the match, One point for the best PR (BMAB setting) and one point for the best Match Winning Chance (BMAB setting). All matches are played to 13 points and are transcribed live. Clock Obligation. Transchribers might be available, however players are responsible for recording their own matches.


Ladies Tournament (Thursday 17:00)

All women can participate in this event and be crowned Nordic Female Champion. Clock preference.


Juniors Tournament (Sunday 14:00)

If you are no more than 17 years old you can play in he juniors event. Best of 3 games - no cube, no gammons. 


Team Tournament (Sunday 17:00)

Play this tournament with your friends. Get a chance to beat several of the teams playing in the famous Danish Team tournament. Clock preference.


Super Jackpots (Thursday 22:00)

Want to win big prizes? Join our 500 € Super Jackpot starting Saturday evening. Note this event only has 5% registration. Clock preference.


Championship Final Commentary (Monday 16:00)

The final in championship will be commented by Karsten Bredahl (2 times Nordic Open winner)


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