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Backgammon to Win By Chris Bray
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Backgammon is the ultimate board game – an action-packed race to the finish with an addictive mix of luck and skill. It is easy to pick up the basics, but this is a game that continually... More > surprises – there’s always something new to learn, and the Internet has opened up a whole new world of gaming opportunities. In Backgammon to Win Chris Bray, backgammon columnist for The Independent, reveals tips and tricks needed to help you play the game like a professional, whether you want to make serious money in online tournaments or just play for fun with friends.< Less
Backgammon : An Independent View By Chris Bray
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Chris Bray is the backgammon columnist for The Independent newspaper in London and has been playing and studying the game for nearly thirty years. 'Backgammon - An Independent View' takes the best... More > of his early Independent articles and mixes them with his other more technical articles to produce a book which will appeal to all players. Everyone, no matter what their skill, will find something in these pages to raise the level of their game and show them new aspects of backgammon. It also has its more whimsical moments as none other Sherlock Holmes provides some of the instruction! Backgammon theory has evolved considerably since the original publication of the book and the use of neural net computer programs has taken the game to new levels. This newly revised version reflects those changes in theory and the solutions to several of the original problems have been updated.< Less
Backgammon - An Independent View By Chris Bray
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Chris Bray is the backgammon columnist for The Independent newspaper in London and has been playing and studying the game for over thirty years. ‘Backgammon – An Independent... More > View’ takes the best of his early Independent articles and mixes them with his other more technical articles to produce a book which will appeal to all players. Everyone, no matter what their skill, will find something in these pages to raise the level of their game and show them new aspects of backgammon. It also has its more whimsical moments as none other Sherlock Holmes provides some of the instruction! Backgammon theory has evolved considerably since the original publication of the book and the use of neural net computer programs has taken the game to new levels. This newly revised version reflects those changes in theory and the solutions to several of the original problems have been updated.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Backgammon By Thomas Peckham
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Backgammon is one of the oldest board games for two players. The playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice, and a player wins by removing all of his pieces from the board before his... More > opponent. There are many variants of backgammon, most of which share common traits. Backgammon is a member of the tables family, one of the oldest classes of board games in the world. Although luck is involved and factors into the outcome, strategy plays a more important role in the long run. With each roll of the dice, players must choose from numerous options for moving their checkers and anticipate possible counter-moves by the opponent. Players may raise the stakes during the game. There is an established repertoire of common tactics and occurrences. Like chess, backgammon has been studied with great interest by computer scientists.< Less
Wonderful World of Backgammon (Coil) By Danny Kleinman
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Miss Lonelyblots continues to answer the letters of characters said by Barclay Cooke to "rival Victor Mollo’s menagerie" while expanding on both elementary and advanced concepts of... More > backgammon.< Less
Wonderful World of Backgammon (Hardcover) By Danny Kleinman
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Miss Lonelyblots continues to answer the letters of characters said by Barclay Cooke to "rival Victor Mollo’s menagerie" while expanding on both elementary and advanced concepts of... More > backgammon.< Less
Wonderful World of Backgammon (Paperback) By Danny Kleinman
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Miss Lonelyblots continues to answer the letters of characters said by Barclay Cooke to "rival Victor Mollo’s menagerie" while expanding on both elementary and advanced concepts of... More > backgammon.< Less
Winning Online Backgammon By Alex Barenboim
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This book is intended for Yahoo backgammon players to achieve the highest online rating for this popular free online game. This book uncovers the secrets behind how the rating system works, how to... More > combat and defeat various cheat tactics, and how to maximize rating increases, enabling you to reach the Yahoo maximum rating (3500). However, there is no reward or prize upon reaching this level. Yahoo rating points can not be redeemed for monetary value; they are, in a sense, worth nothing. Some of the information in this book can be found online by asking veteran players, assuming they're willing to give up some of their secrets. The first half of the book is intended to cover the basic rules of the game. A chapter has been specifically devoted for an important element of the game that most people are not technically proficient with: the doubling cube. The rest of the book covers cheat tactics and how to combat and defeat them, reference charts of rate optimization, statistical analyses, dice programs, and more.< Less
Backgammon Live in London: The Paperback By Sean Williams
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Every November Michael Main runs an internationally attended backgammon tournament in London, England. This book brings together match analysis, photographs, reminiscences and anecdotes from the... More > three day event in 2007. This is a budget version of the book for those mostly interested in the analysis. It is printed in low quality black and white. The full colour hardback version is also available on this site.< Less
Is There Life After Backgammon? (Hardcover) By Danny Kleinman
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This book includes a discussion of the claims about “psychic” influences on the dice, and a correct version of the Crawford Rule that has yet to be implemented even today, some 24 years... More > after its formulation.< Less