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The expert Backgammonist always knows at all times exactly how far he is ahead of his opponent or exactly how far his opponent is ahead of him. If you Buy It Now, you’ll only millagd purchasing this item. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

Diagram 13 Black with two men on the Bar has thrown a [1] and [6].

The first class, those who, having learned the mode of playing the game, depend entirely on the element of chance to win. If you’d like to get the additional items you’ve selected to qualify for this offer, close this window and add these items to your cart.

Experienced players always inspect their positions at regular intervals during the game and know at any time just how far they or their opponent are ahead. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. This player really enjoys the game and in all cases will show a marked superiority over his opponent.

Backgammon, by Millard Hopper

In throwing off, after your opponent has passed your men, your aim is baackgammon bear off with the mmillard possible speed. He moves these two men to the 10 point and then continues them forward across the table to his 9 point for the other [two sixes]. If you have a board, markers, and two dice, you, with this book, will soon be playing a game that is becoming more and more millqrd today.


An excellent combination of instructions, hints, suggestions, diagrams and problems designed to help the beginner master the game.

He can move one or two men from any occupied point for the plays. If he should hit your blots at this stage, he will be taking a big risk, for your man may rehit him on entering.

The student should study this set-up of the board a number of times until he is familiar with the placement of his men and the movement of the pieces.

If you can get most of this table closed at this time and have two of his men on the Bar you have an excellent chance of winning.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. This shows the penalty that often comes from leaving a Blot. Diagram 1 The Backgammon Board. If your opponent is a safe distance away, you can spread these builders so that the following throw will enable you to make another point.

A very weak throw at start of game. Diagram 41 White to Play a 5 and 4. Chapter 1 How Old Is Backgammon?

When the Back Game has reached the final stage when your opponent starts to remove his men from your Home table, you should try immediately to secure as many blocked points in your Home table as possible and try to hit some of his men as they race for home. Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Preface It has long been my desire to present to the public a millard yet revealing textbook on the playing of Backgammon.


Learn more – opens in new window or tab eBay Money Back Guarantee Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Among the age old favorites of home miolard that will never die is the entertaining pastime of Backgammon.

You will be aware of this easily, for he will start leaving blots at every opportunity.


Also, when leaving a blot, try and choose a point which is more likely to be covered next throw. Special thanks must be given to my esteemed friend, Dr. By calculating his millaard, you can tell whether this is necessary for you to overtake him.

Doubling and Chouette Chouette 9. As abckgammon have pointed out the general tactics of play, we will now introduce the student to the three different types of games and then continue into the more advanced strategies.

Remove as many men as possible with each throw, and when certain throws compel you to move up, try and cover your vacant points. Supposing your opponent has locked your two outposts in his Home table on his one Point and has already millare all his men into his Home table and is bearing off his men, your only chance of victory is in holding these men in position in the hopes of his having to leave a blot as he bears his men and of your hitting same.