Whether you are an experienced backgammon player or just learning the game you are welcome to join us every Wednesday night to enjoy one of the worlds oldest and still most exciting game. The first, third, and fifth Wednesday of each month are tournament nights. The second and fourth Wednesday are open play nights and a great time for new players to learn the game and experienced players to enjoy a chouette or some head to head competition. Click here for more details.
In backgammon a greedy bearoff play refers to taking off as many checkers as possible with the current roll. In the position above it is only possible to bear off one checker so the greedy play is 6/off. It is not uncommon, however, to see players move 6/5, 2/1 in this type of position. The … Continue reading It's Good to be Greedy (99.86% of the Time)
We realize that newer players may wish to play in tournaments but are hesitant to pay an entry fee. This year we are offering an option to enter tournaments for free. You will still earn points and be placed on the leaderboard, but if you finish in a cashing position (1st, 2nd or Consolation Win) … Continue reading Free Tournament Entry Option