Backgammon For Dummies

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AUTHOR
Chris Bray
DIMENSION
8,75 MB
FILE NAME
Backgammon For Dummies.pdf
ISBN
1305465056824

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A comprehensive and fun guide to Backgammon! Backgammon is one of the oldest games in the world, the origins of which date back some 5000 years - and it's still going strong. It enjoyed a huge resurgence in the 1970s, and then again in the 1990s with the popularity of the Internet, where millions of people play tournaments online every day. Today, backgammon's following in the UK is huge, with a dedicated British Isles Backgammon Association, and hundreds of face-to-face tournaments taking place across the UK every year. In this book, backgammon expert Chris Bray walks you through the basics of setting up a board, opening strategies, middle and end-game tactics, and tips on when to make key moves. You'll also get to grips with basic probabilities, the doubling cube and the 25% rule. And if you want to take your gaming further, there's plenty of advice to get you started in tournament backgammon, as well as playing online. Suitable for both beginners and experienced player looking for more tips and techniques, Backgammon For Dummies includes coverage on:Starting and Playing the Game Handling the Middle Game Bearing Off (The Last Lap) Varying the Play About the author

There are four types of quadrants: the player's home board and outer board, and the opponent's home board and outer board. "It is hard to write a fresh beginner book about backgammon, but Bray has succeeded. This book's good content, its visual appeal, and that reassuringly familiar Dummies format make Bray's new book an essential addition to the elementary backgammon canon."—Mary Hickey, Flint Area BackgammoNews, January 2009 Backgammon for Dummies for $21 - Compare prices of 3503845 products in Books from 405 Online Stores in Australia.

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