Category: General

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…

How to Play a Backgammon Game

In this article we describe the process to play a local game, i.e. a game against the computer. The process to play a backgammon game is almost the same in all versions, but, in this article we focus only on the web version. Note, that starting an online game has a slightly different procedure and…

Definitions

It is important to give the definition of a few terms that are used in this page: Quarters The board has four quarters. Each quarter has six (6) Points (have the shape of a triangle), where the checkers can lie on. Base Area This is the area where the checkers start from, and it is…