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Deluxe Backgammon Playing Guides

Last updated on May 16, 2024

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 backgammon playing 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.

All of our backgammon material has been created based on our playing experience and research. Where possible we will add links to quality external material to provide an alternative perspective.

Backgammon playing guides. Link to Libra backgammon set.
Playing guides.




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  1. Ella Ella

    This is a fantastic source for everything about backgammon. It covers backgammon rules, tactics, strategy and opening moves. I already knew the basics, I am slowly working my way through the posts for backgammon beginners and intermediates. Great work! Ella

  2. Marylin Marylin

    What a great collection of backgammon playing guides! I have only recently started playing backgammon and I am slowly working through your beginners guides. Thanks for all of the great material.

    • Jason Jason

      Hi Marylin, take your time, backgammon is a great game that only takes minutes to learn, but a lifetime to master. Work your way through the beginners guides and then on to the more advanced backgammon guides. Please let us know if you have any backgammon questions, Jason.

  3. Detlev Detlev


    i started one week a go to play BG. Never know the rules before. I watched one of many video on YT to learn. Then i found this source. I am very grateful for all information i finded,

    • Jason Jason

      Hi Detlev, We are pleased that you have found the Deluxe Backgammon website useful. We have recently published an Ebook on How to play Backgammon which focuses on all the basics for beginners. You might find this useful, I would been keen to get your feedback on the Ebook. There will be more backgammon Ebooks in the coming weeks. Please take time to enjoy your backgammon, it is a great game. Thanks for taking the time to comment on Deluxe Backgammon, Jason.

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