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Backgammon

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Board Game Rules : Rules of Backgammon the Game

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Board Games : About Fancy Backgammon Sets

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Board Games : About Leather Backgammon Sets

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Board Games : About Travel Backgammon Sets

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Board Game Rules : How to Set Up a Backgammon Board

Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. Its history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archeological discoveries in the Middle East. It is a two player game where each player has fifteen pieces (checkers) which 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.