Priming Game

A Prime is a row of spaces that is occupied by checkers and is blocking our opponent (or us). The effectiveness of a prime is determined by its length, and by the number of checkers that are blocked (or trapped) behind it. According to the article on Possible Outcomes of Rolling Two Dice, all numbers…

LongGammon

Starting today, the iTavli supports one more backgammon variant: the LongGammon game. The LongGammon has the same rules with the Backgammon game, but with a completely different layout, as we can see in the screenshots. In the LongGammon game all checkers are in point 1. In the Backgammon game, there are only 2 checkers in…

Backgammon Tournament

Summer is upon us, and now it is a good time to organize a backgammon tournament. But, this tournament will not be like those that are organized by other agencies. We believe that the players should most of all enjoy the game. Therefore, it is absolutely free to participate in the tournament. In order to…

Tips to Master in Blockgammon Game

Terminology The last checker on the starting point is called the mother checker. Objective As with the Backgammon game, the purpose of the Blockgammon game is to bear the checkers off faster than the opponent. We start bearing them off when we move them in the inner table (or inner board), according to the blockgammon…