Backgammon for Winners [NOOK Book]

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The world's best backgammon player (and two-time champion) provides easy-to-understand advice on the basics of playing and winning at backgammon. Ten fast-reading chapters show the basics of setting up a board, how to move, the opening strategies and replies, middle and end game tactics, basic probabilities, plus back game and doubling strategy. Two sample games are included with move-by-move insights so players learn the winning concepts of play at all stages of the game. A great first book for beginning and ...
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Backgammon for Winners

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Overview

The world's best backgammon player (and two-time champion) provides easy-to-understand advice on the basics of playing and winning at backgammon. Ten fast-reading chapters show the basics of setting up a board, how to move, the opening strategies and replies, middle and end game tactics, basic probabilities, plus back game and doubling strategy. Two sample games are included with move-by-move insights so players learn the winning concepts of play at all stages of the game. A great first book for beginning and somewhat experienced players.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013319073
  • Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/20/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Bill Robertie is a chess master and a former winner of the US Chess Speed Championships. He is also the world’s best backgammon player and the only two-time winner of the Monte Carlo World Championships for backgammon. Besides authoring six books on chess, all for Cardoza Publishing – Beginning Chess Play, Winning Chess Tactics, Winning Chess Openings, Master Checkmate Strategy, Basic Endgame Strategy: King’s, Pawns and Minor Pieces , and Basic Endgame Strategy: Queen’s and Rooks – he’s written six books on backgammon and is the co-publisher of Inside Backgammon, the world’s foremost backgammon magazine.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2000

    Short and shoddy

    I can't understand how this guy is called 'the best.' This book places far to much importance on the racing game. If your idea of Backgammon is to see who can roll 165 the fastest, then get it. Otherwise, look for something a little thicker.

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