Backgammon The Action Game Author:Prince Alexis Obolensky & Ted James Learn the favorite game of the international pace-setters. Backgammon has been a popular for centuries, both in the posh casinos and salons of the international set and in the homes of those addicted to the unique excitement of a lightning fast game that demands equal resources of skill and luck. However formidable it may seem, backgammon is as... more » simple to learn how to play as poker. This illustrated guide can teach you everything you need to know to play it for fun or for money.
It contains: Complete basics of the game; Official rules of the International Backgammon Association; Illustrated sample game; How to use the Doubling Block; How to calculate the odds; How to use psychology in your game; How to play for money; How to play variations of backgammon, including Chouette, Moultezim, Plakoto, Gioul, and Eureika; Rules and regulations of tournament backgammon; and History of backgammon.« less