Backgammon as a game can be deceptively simple. The basic rules can be considered as a bit complicated, yes. But once it has been explained to you then it all falls into place and you realize that it is not that hard to understand after all. But once you are already playing you realize that […]
Backgammon is a popular board game especially meant for two players. It derived its name from the word “back” and a Middle English term “gamen” which means “game” or “play.” The earliest use of the word was in 1650 as documented by the Oxford English Dictionary. The game is played by moving pieces or checkers […]
Assuming you have all the basics down it may be a good idea to start learning some of the more advanced moves. There may not be a harder move to prefect than the blocking bet. Here, we will explore it in more detail.
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I am no backgammon expert, just a fanatical player…and lover of the game. But when I want to discuss strategy, I go to a friend who is a semi-pro. At least in my eyes. I asked him recently for some strategy tips: first thing he suggested was to try to establish anchors in your opponent’s […]