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Crisloid launches exclusive collection of World Series of Backgammon boards and accessories


Providence, R.I. – London-based World Series of Backgammon has named Crisloid as its exclusive international partner to provide official World Series of Backgammon boards and accessories.

As the “Official World Series of Backgammon Board Partner,” Crisloid will sell WSOB branded attaché backgammon sets, table-top backgammon sets, checker sets, dice-cup sets, and doubling cubes bearing the World Series of Backgammon logo. All items are available exclusively at Crisloid’s online store,

This partnership between the world’s most recognized backgammon gaming organization and Crisloid, a 62-year-old American manufacturer known internationally for its high-quality backgammon boards and sets, is a perfect synergy for both brands.

“Our affiliation with the World Series of Backgammon is natural fit,” said Crisloid President, Jeffrey Caruso. “For generations, Crisloid has provided backgammon boards to the game’s most ardent players and associations. This new partnership underscores our long-standing commitment to providing the finest quality backgammon boards for aficionados and novice players alike, around the world.”

World Series of Backgammon, founded in 2006, combines high-stakes live tournaments, an online gaming platform, and multi-media content—including high quality TV programming that is broadcast throughout Europe on Eurosport 1 and 2, and distributed worldwide by ESPN International.

“We’re thrilled to announce this new partnership with Crisloid and to now offer logoed World Series of Backgammon boards and accessories,” said Andy Bell, founder of World Series of Backgammon. “This partnership will deliver a fantastic range of branded gaming merchandise for our global community; we’re really excited about shipping our first boards!”

The new 5-year agreement between World Series of Backgammon and Crisloid begins immediately. To view the official boards and accessories available for purchase, visit

About Crisloid

Crisloid is a manufacturer of high-quality games and accessories. Established in 1948, Crisloid has earned its global position as the leading worldwide gaming supplier by maintaining its commitment to quality materials and painstaking engineering for three generations. All Crisloid products are manufactured in a 25,000-square-foot factory in Providence, R.I., which is dedicated to environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. The facility houses a wood shop; and resin casting, case, silk screening, and design departments. Crisloid’s products include upscale Backgammon sets, dice, dominoes and checkers, all with quality details like quiet-cork playing surfaces and hand-crafted and polished checkers.

About World Series of Backgammon

World Series of Backgammon launched in 2006 with a high stakes multi-event televised tour and has since grown into one of the most prestigious brands in the world backgammon scene, while also generating backgammon’s profile within the poker world, and growing the skill gaming community. Earlier this year, World Series of Backgammon launched its own online backgammon and poker platform providing high stakes online tournaments and qualifiers for its live events.


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