USA vs. Japan

The top players from both powerhouse countries compete in this exclusive side event!

Win a P-40 Board!

The Winner of the Unlucky Dice Last Chance will receive a customized P-40 Board!

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The Chicago Open main is run under a "More Swiss" ABT format

The tournament format for both the ABT Open and Intermediate Divisions will be "More Swiss." Players will not be eliminated from the main event until they receive their fourth loss.

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Reserve your room

The Holiday Inn & Suites is offering a special rate of $109 per night for single or double occupancy.
Be sure to mention the Chicago Open Backgammon Tournament when making your reservations.
Book online at and enter the group code B18 or call 800-972-2494 or 847-954-8600.

All reservations must be made by May 14, 2018 to guarantee the group rate.

Watch all the action from the Chicago Open streamed live on Twitch!

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