It would not be an exaggeration to say that the tradition of dominoes in Spain has made it the quintessential national game or, at least, makes it one of the most widespread leisure activities in Spain. You can see the eagerness with which its practitioners are used in bars, nursing homes, cultural centers, social clubs, popular festivals or private homes. Any place is suitable for the practice of this activity which is very famous and familiar among the citizens.
Dominists, as they are known, whether or not they consciously reap the benefits of this practice for their health, especially their mental health, which is greatly affected in these times. In dominoes, whose development requires concentration, logic based on memory is developed, which is an invaluable advantage for advanced people, but also for young people and others who are not so advanced.
Domino is geographically transversal. Although the degree of passion for it in the Canary Islands is probably the highest in the country, there is no community in which it is not a popular sport, regardless of age, gender or social class.
Castilla-La Mancha, and especially Albacete, are no exception in this sporting taste, and it can also be affirmed, without fear of being wrong, that it has outstanding players whose merits have transcended provincial boundaries in the last decade. Has done
The Albacete Doministas struggled from the start with a problem that prevented them from progressing. The practice of the game was normal, but they had decided to go a step further in order to reach more or less regulated competition. There was no federation or association at the local level, which prompted him to obtain a license in the Valencian Community that would allow him to measure forces with practitioners from other communities. He did it fifteen years ago and the result was certainly not trivial, as he participated in numerous national tournaments and even managed to rank among the best players in Spain, both in teams and pairs.