What are the dimensions of a backgammon board?
For backgammon tournaments, association rules determine the board should be a minimum of 44cm x 55cm and a maximum of 66cm x 88cm. For casual players a mid-sized board allows for easy movement while our smaller sets are perfect for travel.
What are backgammon boards made of?
While players in the U.S. tend to prefer a felt- or cork-lined board, it’s much more common to find backgammon players using a wooden set in Europe and the Middle East, according to the experts we spoke with.
What do you look for in a backgammon board?
4 Things to Look for in a Quality Backgammon Set
- 1) Quiet Sets are Good Sets. This should be the first test of any board you play on.
- 3) Weight.
- 4) Customizable.
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Is Backgammon hard to learn?
In a word, no. The rules are relatively simple and can be taught to a new player within ten minutes. A couple of games is all it takes for these rules to be understood in a practical sense.
What is the best strategy for backgammon?
Ideally, you want to block your opponent in as many places as possible while romping ahead with your own pieces. When you are ahead in the game, you might be able to ‘stun’ your opponent into submission by incorporating rapid successive moves into your backgammon strategy.
Can you stack more than 5 in backgammon?
There is no limit to the number of checkers that can be on one point. When you have more than five checkers on a point, it is usually a good idea to stack some of the checkers on top of others.