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Backgammon Board Game


Backgammon is a board game for two players. Each player has fifteen pieces (checkers or men) 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, that is, to move all fifteen checkers off the board.  A modern backgammon set below, consisting of a board, two sets of 15 checkers, two pairs of dice, and a doubling cube.








Players 2
Age range 5+
Setup time 1030 seconds
Playing time 530 minutes
Rules complexity Medium
Strategy depth High
Random chance Medium (Dice)
Skills required Strategy, Probability

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