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The simple game of backgammon

Before playing backgammon, one needs to get a full grasp of the rules. It is not, however, very difficult to learn the game. The game, meant for two players, relies on luck and skills. Backgammon is played on a board which has four sides. Drawn on the board are 24 long triangles called “points” divided […]

Don’t play into a weaker players hands

Many professional backgammon players like to show off against the beginner or amateur by “coming from behind”. This means lulling the opponent into a false sense of security by getting taken off the board with one or two pieces and letting them initially build up their board and look like they are well ahead. There […]



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