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Board Game Collection: Backgammon

A guide to information about the University of Idaho's new board game collection and the the games that are a part of it

Backgammon

Chess/Checkers/Backgammon Box

Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. The object of the game is to move your pieces along the board's triangles and off the board before your opponent does.

 

Players

2

Time

5-60 min

Theme

Classic Game

Mechanics

Strategy, Tactics, Counting, Probability

Catalog

How to play Video

Rules of play PDF