Backgammon is one of the world's oldest board games, and is considered by many to be
one of the best.
Backgammon is easy to learn - the rules of backgammon are simple and a new player can generally
pick up the basic rules in a few minutes, and be playing proficiently after only a few games.
Mastering the game is, of course, another matter. Improving your game involves a complete
understanding of the rules -- which is the easy part -- as well as an appreciation of the
odds of various dice combinations, and the judicious attack of your opponents' pieces.
Backgammon enjoys widespread popularity throughout the world, as well as the on the world
wide web. There are numerous pages maintained by backgammon aficionados, as well as backgammon
clubs, online games, and computer games.
Variations: Acey-Deucy One-point matches Hyper-Backgammon Nackgammon Tapa Narde Gul Bara Feuga