BACKGAMMON SETS FOR ADULTS
Crazy Games Backgammon Set is one of the oldest known board games. Its history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archaeological discoveries in Mesopotamia according to some very smart people. It is a two-player game where each player has fifteen pieces (checkers for men) that move between twenty-four triangles (points) according to the roll of two dice. The objective of the game is to be first to bear off, i.e. move all fifteen checkers off the board. Backgammon is a member of the tables family, one of the oldest classes of board games.
Backgammon involves a combination of strategy and luck (from rolling dice). While the dice may determine the outcome of a single game, the better player will accumulate the better record over a series of many games. With each roll of the dice, players must choose from numerous options for moving their checkers and anticipate possible counter-moves by the opponent. The optional use of a doubling cube allows players to raise the stakes during the game. SET UP
Each side of the board has a track of 12 long triangles, called points. The points form a continuous track in the shape of a horseshoe, and are numbered from 1 to 24. In the most commonly used setup, each player begins with fifteen chips, two are placed on their 24-point, three on their 8-point, and five each on their 13-point and their 6-point. The two players move their chips in opposing directions, from the 24-point towards the 1-point. Points 1 through 6 are called the home board or inner board, and points 7 through 12 are called the outer board. The 7-point is referred to as the bar point, and the 13-point as the midpoint. Usually the 5-point for each player is called the “golden point”.
CLASSIC BOARD GAME: This classic backgammon game is the perfect set for beginners and advanced players alike and includes everything you need to play; Perfect for game night, parties or Holiday gatherings. Also makes a great Christmas present.
FELT INTERIOR: Plush Playing Surface: The backgammon board game comes with a premium felt playing field with leatherette pips and organizational sections for checkers and accessories.
FULL SIZED BACKGAMMON GAME – Yet Portable: The 15-inch set folds in half with all accessories inside, for a truly easy to store and carry set; Kept secure by metal clasps, the case measures 15 x 9.4 x 2.2 inches (38.1 x 24 x 5.5 centimeters) when closed
Easy to carry and store – Perfect for travel, indoor, outdoors, and family fun. Backgammon is One of America’s Oldest and Most Popular Board Games for Kids or Adults; However This Board Game Was Designed as a Gift Idea for Adults; Great Gifts for Dad, Gifts for Men or Gifts for Women
WHAT YOU GET: Backgammon Board, Playing Chips, Playing Dice, Doubling Cube, Dice Shakers and Exclusive Strategy & Tip Guide. Includes spare chips and playing dice of each color
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