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Q: Where can I find CBB products?
A: CBB exhibits its products at the Monte Carlo World Championships in July. Our products can often be seen in action at other grand prix tournaments around the world.
Q: What types of materials does CBB use for making backgammon boards?
A: CBB board frames are crafted from solid wood, and upholstered with a range of fabrics, tapestries or leathers on the outside. The playing surface is a soft durable synthetic nap, laid over high-grade cork.
Q: How much does a CBB board weigh?
A: The exact weight of a CBB board depends upon the density of wood used in the frame and the exact size of board which depends upon the checkers used. A CBB tournament-sized board will typically weigh 5 to 6 kilos, or 11 to 13 lbs.
Q: What are the approximate dimensions of a CBB board?
A: An open CBB tournament board typically measures 80 cm x 57 cm, or 31½" x 22½". When closed an average set might be 40 cm x 57 cm x 10 cm, or 15¾" x 22½" x 4".
Q: How do I clean my CBB board?
A: Leathers can be wiped with a clean damp cloth. Leather creams can also be used as cleaners and conditioners but should not be applied directly to the leather but in small amounts to a clean dry cloth and rubbed gently into the leather in a uniform way. Once dry, the leather can be buffed with a clean dry cloth. All fabrics used by CBB are washable and dirt may be lifted out with warm water and a mild detergent using a clean cloth. Excessive rubbing or scrubbing to one particular spot should be avoided, especially on the nap of the playing surface.
Q: Can I specify a unique piece of art design for my board or checkers, like a logo?
A: Yes. CBB can manufacture absolutely anything for you into a logo, nameplate, or playing checkers for your board.
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Q: What kind of guarantee does CBB give?
A: CBB strives to craft the finest and most durable products available in themarketplace. Only the best materials are used to create beautiful and long-lastingproducts. We guarantee all of our products against defects in materials and workmanship.In the unlikely event a problem arises as a result of a defect in our materialsor workmanship, we will promptly repair the article free of charge. If repairis not possible, we will replace it with another similar product. Our guaranteeis not an unconditional guarantee for the life of the product, and as with mostproducts CBB boards are not warranted indestructible. This guarantee does notcover damage which might result from abuse or mishandling of the product, shippingcharges, or work attempted on CBB products by non-authorised persons. As withany product of lasting quality, some signs of wear and use will show over time.This normal type of wear and tear is not covered by our guarantee, but CBB ismost willing and happy to provide customers with servicing work where possible.For example, should a customer wish to change either an outer covering or theinterior colours of the playing field (which are interchangeable) CBB can providesuch services for a reasonable fee. If you have any questions concerning thisguarantee please contact us. We want you to find all aspects of owning a CBBproduct pleasurable, and we proudly apply the same high standards to our customerservice as we do to our products.
Q: Who is CBB?
A: CBB is comprised of a small group of dedicated international craftsmen and backgammon players. Each person has their own specialism. Whether it is traditional cabinet making, furriery, fine metalworking, textiles, or website design, each one shares a passionate love for the game of backgammon. Only with this unique combination of talent and a shared excessive zeal for perfectionism is it possible to create a backgammon board of the quality of CBB.
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