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Online Backgammon Players: Are You Worried About Security?

I’m always worried about security when I play online. I’ve read too many stories about scams. On the other hand, I love playing backgammon online. What else can I say. Hackers proliferate everywhere, so it is any wonder that online players have reasons for concerns. Well, you should be cautious. But don’t let it ruin […]

Backgammon Tournament in Cyprus Set for Nov. 26-29; Part of the European Backgammon Tour

We love writing about the European tour because it has become so popular with our European readers. The Cyprus Backgammon Tournament will be held in Nicosia (Lefkosa). The venue is the Golden Tulip Hotel & Casino, an awesome site located right on the border, and accessible to Greek, Turkish and international guests. The tournament is […]

Play 65 Tournament Qualifying Taking Place NOW, through Nov. 13…Plenty of Euros in Play

Play 65, a pretty cool online backgammon room is running online qualifier for the 1st Cyprus Backgammon Open, an invitational only EBGT event that comes to replace the traditional City of Venice Backgammon, which closed operation last year,  after 20 years of international tournaments. Play65 Cyprus qualifiers will take place Nov.12- 13 at 8:00 PM […]

Strategy Session: The Two-One Opening Rolls

The two-one opening roll in backgammon is one very interesting opening roll to talk about. Much has been said about it and it has been a point of argument among backgammon players. The two most popular plays for the two-one opening roll are 13/11 – 6/5 and 24/23 – 13/11. I’ll start with what’s common […]

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