Backgammon: History, How to Play & more


Backgammon is a board game for two players played on a board which consists of 24 thin triangles (points) in alternating colors. Each player gets 15 checkers which are arranged in a specific format across the board and the aim of the game is for each player to move their pieces into their home board (side) and then completely remove the checkers from the board.

Backgammon is a game with a rich history, originating in Ancient Egypt. The game is a simple one to learn with a few basic rules and strategic moves which is enjoyed by young and old alike.

Basic Backgammon Board

Backgammon Board