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Item #: 9780812907353 -
Considered one of the most important books ever written on the game, this reprint of the 1976 edition contains five major sections beginning with opening rolls, basic doubling strategy, the priming game and the attacking game. Section two discusses using men effectively. Section three focuses on middle game strategy, while four section looks at the endgame.. The final section zeroes in on advanced positional play, control of the outside, timing, the holding game, and the backgame. 404 pgs,...
Item #: 9781616081263 -
A top player reveals the tips and tricks that can help you reach the pro level for serious money-play online or just for fun in friendly competition with friends. Covers tactical moves and game plans, opening rolls, mid-game strategies, races and endings, with suggestions and tests to better understand the games complexities. 176 pgs, paperback, 2008
Item #: 9781580420778 -
Take your game to the next level with advice from the worlds best player. Covers opening strategies and replies, middle, end and backgame techniques, tournament strategies, advanced doubling cube play, and strategy moves. Includes basic probabilities and odds, unusual plays, priming strategy, and lots more. Features five games by champions with move-by-move insights and 113 diagrams. 256 pgs, paperback, 2006
Item #: 9781580420443 -
Two-time champion Robertie gives easy-to-understand advice on the basics of winning at backgammon. Ten chapters show how to set up a board, how to move, opening strategies and replies, middle and endgame tactics, probabilities, plus back game and doubling strategy, and two sample games with move-by-move insights. A good first book for beginning and somewhat experienced players. 192 pgs, paperback, 2005
Item #: 894143001204 -
Joseph, a leading authority on cheating techniques and game security, explains the many methods used to cheat at backgammon. Covers Dump Shot, peek, killed die, Hold Out Dump Shot, Slick Shot, tops, Juice Joint, gaffing fair cups, Butterfly Cup, dice switching, palming, Doubling Cube Hustle and more. 2008
Item #: 9780943292373 -
In this revised version, the author re-analyzes not only the plays, but the production and layout of the book as well. Each solution provided rolls out to be better than the one originally published, according to the most modern software available. Changes in the text include Problems 32, 52 and 68, with 24 updated plays/corrections. 198 pgs, paparback, 2005
Item #: 9781857443158 -
The ideal book for players looking to advance from the basics and build a better understanding of the intricacies of backgammon. Ex-British champion Lamford follows from his earlier book, Starting Out in Backgammon, to further develop the strategies needed to master this fascinating game. Includes numerous test positions. 128 pgs, paperback, 2003
Item #: 616043916996 -
Thompson guides novice and average players through the intricacies, with particular emphasis on the decisive doubling cube, which is responsible for parlaying the game from parlor fun to gambling in country clubs and elsewhere. 61 pgs, 1976
Item #: 9781857442823 -
In this user-friendly introduction to the game, ex-British champion Lamford gives newcomers to the game a thorough grounding in the essentials of play. 128 pgs, paperback, 2001
DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.
Item #: 4406 -
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 popular today. For those who have never before attempted to play backgammon, Hopper presents the basic rules of the game complete with gambling conventions and rules for the popular off-shoot acey-deucey. Through a wealth of diagrams, remarkably clear explanations, and a sample game with play-by-play analysis of moves and strategy, he makes the game simple enough for...