Last updated on May 15, 2021
Beginner’s guide. How to play backgammon.
At Deluxe Backgammon we have put together a number of playing guides that will help you enjoy your quality backgammon set. We thought we would provide a single post with all of the available guides in one place. These guides should be useful for beginners and intermediate players. If you have a premium backgammon set and you want to improve the standard of your play start with these guides.
- Backgammon Rules.
- How to move the checkers.
- Beginners FAQ.
- Udemy free online course: Learn How to Play Backgammon in No Time At All.
- Backgammon cheat sheet
- Is backgammon hard to learn?
- Backgammon rules – FAQ
- Simple backgammon rules – single page. Includes a single page backgammon rules PDF document for download.
- Backgammon – more FAQ
- Scoring a backgammon match
- Common backgammon terminology
- Setup and rules FAQs.
- How to play backgammon.
- How to start a game of backgammon.
- Opening moves.
- Replies to the opening moves.
- Playing backgammon without fear.
- The importance of the five points.
- Bearing off strategies.
- Backgammon blitz.
- Backgammon rules of thumb.
- Tips for beginners.
- Backgammon basics: the pip count.
- The greatest myths of backgammon.
- Bearing off against a checker on the bar.
- Bearing off against checkers in your home board
- The holding game strategy
- Bearing off the last two checkers
- The back game strategy
- Entering from the bar
- Common beginners mistakes
- Backgammon opening moves, a simple list
- The priming game strategy
- Backgammon tip: where to leave blots
- The bar points
- Backgammon: a basic guide to slotting
- Backgammon – to hit or not to hit?
- Backgammon: splitting basics
- Advanced anchors
- Using defensive strategies in backgammon.
- Backgammon, the rule of 8.
- A closer look at backgammon probability.
- Common mistakes.
- Intermediate tips.
- Flexibility or ‘creating your own luck’.
- Opening strategy.
- Doubling cube basics.
- Timing in backgammon.
- Making sacrifices for good positions.
- Backgammon – the six prime.
- How to use the doubling cube.
- Backgammon is the perfect blend of strategy and luck.
- How to pip count.
- Backgammon duplication.
- Backgammon wastage.
- Backgammon psychology
- How to improve your backgammon game
- Backgammon playing styles
- Advanced backgammon strategies.
- Backgammon tactics: priming and slotting.
- Aggressive and defensive play.
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