Gifts Today magazine

Who will be World Perudo Champion 2018?

Hosted by Mariella Frostrup

Paul Lamond Games’ annual Perudo Championships will take place on 9 November in Central London. Some of the world’s most skillful Perudo players will battle it out to take the coveted title of World Perudo Champion 2018.

Within 24 hours of opening, 100 players had registered for the championships and in total, 180 Perudo fans have entered what has become one of the most sought events in the board games calendar.

Now in its 29thyear, the prestigious Perudo Championships will be hosted by the renowned journalist and TV presenter, Mariella Frostrup, who is a big fan of riveting dice game.

Richard Wells, Managing Director at Paul Lamond Games, believes that Perudo has gained remarkable momentum in recent times. 'As we approach 30 years of the Perudo Championships, we’re seeing a greater than ever demand for this liar dice game. Last year’s championships were extremely successful but this year looks set to be the biggest and best ever.

'The popularity of Perudo has seen significant growth with new, fresh faces becoming Perudo fans all the time. It’s a game that’s become part of life in universities, pubs and homes everywhere, and we’re looking forward to finding out who’ll be crowned the World Perudo Champion 2018,' added Richard.

The Championships take place at the IET, Savoy Place, London and will see 140 players compete across three rounds. The highest ranked players will progress to the semi-final stage and battle it out for one of the six highly sought-after final table places and the chance to become the ultimate Champion of the Dice.

Perudo retails for around £19.95 and is available at John Lewis, Argos, WH Smith, Waterstones, Debenhams, Amazon and all good games stores.

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