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  Play Backgammon Online! Backgammon Games, Rules, Tips, and much more.
Backgammon is an obstacle race between two armies of 15 men each, moving around a track divided into 24 dagger-like divisions known as ``points''.
The Backgammon layout is divided down the center by a partition, known as the ``bar'' (See Diagram 1), into an outer and inner (or home) board or table.
The object of Backgammon is for each player to bring all his men into his home board, and then to bear them off the board.
www.cybercom.net /~damish/backgammon/bg-rules.html   (2529 words)

  Backgammon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Backgammon is a board game for two players in which pieces are moved according to the roll of dice and the winner is the first to remove all his pieces from the board.
When backgammon is played for money, the most common arrangement is to assign a monetary value to each game, with the stakes raised by the doubling cube, gammons, and backgammons, and to play until a certain score is reached.
Matches in the World Backgammon Championship start at 17 points, and are 19 points in the round of 16, 21 points in the quarterfinals, 23 points in the semifinals, and 25 points in the finals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Backgammon   (4867 words)

 Backgammon Galore
Backgammon has been around a long time, with origins dating back possibly 5000 years.
Backgammon enjoyed a huge resurgence in the 1970s, then again in the 1990s with the popularity of the Internet.
In fact, it is quite remarkable that a game as rich and interesting as backgammon has such a simple set of rules.
www.bkgm.com   (616 words)

 Backgammon Rules
Backgammon is a game for two players, played on a board consisting of twenty-four narrow triangles called points.
Backgammon is played for an agreed stake per point.
Or, worse, if the loser has not borne off any of his checkers and still has a checker on the bar or in the winner's home board, he is backgammoned and loses three times the value of the doubling cube.
www.bkgm.com /rules.html   (1521 words)

 Backgammon - Online Guide
It is a subject of debate as to whether the term Backgammon is derived from the Welsh 'back' (little) and 'gammon' (battle) or from the Saxon 'bac' (back) 'gamen' (game).
Backgammon underwent another revival before the first World War but waned during the middle of the twentieth century only to recover again in the 1970s to become the popular game it is today.
There are many on-line backgammon websites around where play other people from around the world for real money.
www.tradgames.org.uk /games/Backgammon.htm   (805 words)

 GNU Backgammon
GNU Backgammon is a world class backgammon application, and it works on many operating systems.
If you need an introduction to GNU Backgammon and how to analyse your games and matches, this introduction is great.
This email is not from anyone in the project or from anyone that's in any way connected to the GNU Backgammon project.
www.gnubg.org   (762 words)

 Download Backgammon - tips - Webbys Backgammon Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
My attempt to address some of the more common backgammon mistakes or common areas where there is a lack of knowledge.
What I would like is to have a different backgammon feature every 6 months or so in order to keep my backgammon site fresh and entertaining.
This page contains a backgammon download link for all the positions in my quiz ala Jellyfish.pos format and also all the quizzes are available now in BG Blitz positional database format for downloading.
www.isg-vsg.de /backgammon/BGHome.htm   (484 words)

 Gammonline | Backgammon resource
An ongoing backgammon match- where subscribers play a match against Kit Woolsey and the moves will be determined by a vote.
He is one of the top backgammon players in the world today, as well as a world class bridge player.
Our goal is to preserve the current backgammon community, but also to broaden it.
www.gammonline.com   (501 words)

 BACKGAMMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Stickman informs the applet what to do, when to do it and notifies you when certain actions need to be taken.
You begin by choosing a colour and placing your backgammon table on either red or fl.
You begin by choosing a colour and placing your backgammon on either red or fl.
back-gammon.bkg8.com /backgammon.html   (272 words)

 Backgammon - MSN Games - Free Online Games
Backgammon is a two-player board game with pieces called checkers.
The object of the game is to move all your checkers off the table first.
You may view the content within this site using any client browser and you can download games to play them off-line, however; the on-line games will only work with the Internet Explorer 5.01 or later browser on Windows 98 or later operating systems.
zone.msn.com /backgammon   (224 words)

Backgammon is a classic abstract strategy game dating back thousands of years.
Although the game relies on dice to determine movement, there is a large degree of strategy in deciding how to make the most effective moves given each dice roll as well as measuring the risk in terms of possible rolls the opponent may get.
Backgammon may be the first game to be mentioned in written history, going back 5,000 years to the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia.
www.boardgamegeek.com /game/2397   (701 words)

 Dansk Backgammon Forbund (DBgF) Danish Backgammon Federation
Butikken har en masse spil, terninger, bøger og andre backgammon relateret artikler.
John Garside vandt den sideløbende Tri-Athlon hvor der spilles bedst af 3 i DMP-kampe i henholdsvis Hypergammon, Nackgammon og Backgammon.
Har du lyst til at gøre din indflydelse gældende i Dansk Backgammon Forbund?
www.dbgf.dk   (1075 words)

 Backgammon and Board Games Shop. Specialist global supplier, backgammon sets, backgammon boards, software, game set and ...
Backgammon boards, backgammon sets, software, game set and gaming items.
Backgammon boards, backgammon strategy books, out-of-print backgammon books, simulation backgammon software, backgammon sets, backgammon dice and more.
Pictures of everything for, backgammon players, backgammon directors, backgammon retailers and wholesalers.
www.bgshop.com   (244 words)

 Backgammon at GammonVillage - Serving the Online Backgammon Community Since 1999
Schmucki of Austria has become the new 2007 Backgammon Champion of Europe by defeating Zbigniew Szczerek of Poland 21-18 in the final match of the Masters Division of these 19th Worldwide Backgammon Federation European Championships that we have covered over the last few days.
Chris Bray is the backgammon columnist for The Independent newspaper in London and has been playing and studying the game for nearly thirty years.
The South-East Backgammon Championships in Atlanta, Georgia May 4-6, 2007 is a new event on the American Backgammon Tour.
www.gammonvillage.com   (940 words)

 Backgammon in Bulgaria - the land of champions, Clubs, Rules, Where to play, Backgammon equipment, Annotated matches
Backgammon is a national game, though the cube is not widely known.
The Papas Restaurant is open Fridays for Backgammon Backgammon tournaments and chouettes after 17.00 h.
The Eldorado House Backgammon Club is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for Backgammon Tournaments are held from 17.00 h.
members.tripod.com /~svilo   (903 words)

 Online Backgammon Game Guides - Get your FREE $5 No-Deposit & 30% Welcome Bonus
Discover how to play Moultezim, a Turkish Backgammon variant where there is no hitting and the players both make the same counterclockwise course across the Backgammon board.
Find out how to play Roll Over, the Backgammon variant where the major difference from regular Backgammon is that it gives you the chance to reroll or make your opponent reroll.
Mohia Maat is the champion of the first Backgammon tournament ever held by the Trinidad Backgammon Association.
www.1on1backgammon.com   (391 words)

 Gammon Empire - Play online Backgammon
You can play backgammon for real money and for fun with thousands of players from all around the world.
GammonEmpire allows you to play backgammon on the internet with players of all skills and improve your backgammon skills.
We offer monthly tournaments with up to $100,000 in prizes, as well as hourly and daily backgammon tournament for money.
www.gammonempire.com /index.php?item=1062&model=1   (95 words)

 Chicago Point Online Backgammon Links
The 2004 edition of Backgammon by Paul Magriel is published by Clock and Rose Press.
Backgammon designs printed on clothing, tote bags, coasters, mugs, mousepads and other items are sold online at Cafe Press and at Zazzle.
diceless chessgammon, domino backgammon, gamma chess and wargammon.
www.chicagopoint.com /links.html   (4298 words)

 Online Backgammon Games at Board Game Central
Playing Backgammon on Play65 is exactly the same as in real life, only you get to meet exciting people from all over the world and play against them for either Fun Money or Real Money.
Registration is totally free, and you can play as many games as you want without risking a dime, or get your blood pumping by playing the games for real money, with stakes ranging from $1 all the way up to $5000.
BackgammonMasters.com is the backgammon room with state-of-the-art software, stunning graphics, a user-friendly interface, global tournaments, fantastic prizes, celebrity guests, and everything you could possibly ask for in online backgammon.
boardgamecentral.com /games/bg_online.html   (971 words)

 TERMINAL Studio - Download Backgammon Game - 3D Backgammon download
TERMINAL Studio - Download Backgammon Game - 3D Backgammon download
Backgammon 3D is a 3D visualization of a classical board game - Backgammon.
Now you can play with your computer not only on a flat screen, but also enjoy 3D operations - rotating the board, looking at the board from the side of your opponent, and other cool features.
www.terminalstudio.com /backgammon.shtml   (68 words)

 Online Internet Backgammon at Play65 - World's Largest Backgammon Room
Playing backgammon on the internet is a great chance to improve your skills, meet other backgammon fans and Win Money!
The game is played by two players, normal backgammon rules rules apply and other players can watch the running games live.
We're paying up to $25 on every player of backgammon that you will refer to our software and will play on real money.
www.back-gammon.com   (300 words)

 GNU Backgammon
So far it is able to play both independent games and tournament matches, evaluate and roll out positions, tune its own evaluation functions using either TD or supervised training, maintain databases of positions for training and other purposes, and more.
Binary versions of the pre-releases as well as a lot of other stuff can be found at http://www.gnubg.org.
The GNU Backgammon manual is available in the distribution, but bear in mind that this manual is still being completed and might not correspond to any particular version of
www.gnu.org /software/gnubg   (593 words)

 Online Backgammon - Backgammon Game - Play BackGammon
Before playing backgammon for Real Money you have to deposit money into your account.
There is also a "Backgammon school" for those who want to learn how to play the game.
That means you will have a tutor who will teach you how to play and will correct your mistakes.
www.muchila.com   (171 words)

 Play Online Backgammon and Learn Backgammon Rules and Strategy
Having studied opening moves for many years, having had the benefit of experience, the use of computer softwares, and tremendous personal skill and intuition, the experts have virtually all agreed on the best opening moves for every possible dice combination can be.
Let's simply go now through the list of what is the best opening moves, and reasonable variations for it...
I have been playing backgammon for more than 30 years and I can tell you that it is a game of excitement and drama just as much as poker.
www.gammoned.com   (516 words)

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