September 14th, 2015

The Basics of Backgammon Tactics – Part Two »

As we have dicussed in the previous article, Backgammon is a game of skill and luck. The aim is to move your checkers safely around the board to your home board while at the same time your opponent moves their pieces toward their inside board in the opposing direction. With competing player chips heading in opposing directions there is going to be

The Background of Backgammon – Now and Then »

Backgammon is the oldest game in history. Also known as the "wee war," backgammon started in ancient Iraq about 5000 years ago. However, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which is a similar form of the present game played at this time. Centuries ago, only men and women of power, the prevailing figures of royalty like