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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 #: 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
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...