Setting Up Your Backgammon Board

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In the event that you have ever played checkers, then you can figure out how to play the game backgammon. Backgammon is fundamentally similar to the checkers. It is essentially the same idea, just with a little twist. There are a wide range of amusements one can play on a backgammon board, each with its own arrangement of backgammon guidelines and distinctive beginning positions, however a casual backgammon game is the global variant played at live backgammon competitions around the world, and on most online backgammon play websites.

However, for casual backgammon players, it’s easy to forget how to set up the board. Backgammon boards set up is easy and takes little or no time at all. Take after these directions and you’ll have it comprehended in the blink of an eye.

A backgammon board is exceptionally recognizable. The intriguing thing about the board is that it is normally its own case. Backgammon boards are almost like suitcases which you open up and the board it all laid out for you. The board itself is exceptionally distinctive with its two facing rows of alternating colored points, resembling an odd arrangement of teeth. The checkers, as part of the game are quite essential, although they don’t need to be fancy but ought to be basic and thick since they may have to be stacked on one another to fit on the points. Along with the game is a pair of dice. These dice are used to determine the number of moves each player can make with their game pieces. Each player will take turns rolling the dice and moving to the opposite end of the board.  Backgammon additionally accompanies with a doubling cube which is utilized for gambling purposes when the game is played for cash.


The game of Backgammon is played on an extraordinarily planned board comprising of four tables of six dainty triangles or points on every table. The points begin from the edges of the board closest the players and are coordinated inwards with the goal that they frame two columns of 12 focuses inverse each other. A bar separates the board and the two tables on one side are assigned the “inward/internal tables” or “home tables”, the others being alluded to as the “external/outer tables”. Generally, the internal tables ought to be situated confronting the best light source.

The backgammon board comprises of 24 triangles divided into four groups of six triangles each: two of the groups form the home board and outer board of one player, and the other 2 make the home board and the external leading group of the second player. Each player’s home and outer board adjacent each other and isolated by a divider known as the bar and it is where checkers are placed after they are “hit” or “sent back”. Also every player has 15 checkers of his own shading.


Looking at the backgammon board, a standard Backgammon board average size is about 21 inches (53 cm) high and 27.5 wide (70 cm). Also you’ll find that it has elongated triangles that alternate in color. These are called points. Each point is given a number based on its position in relation to the player’s inner board. For white, the number 1 point is on the far right in his inner board. For the black player number 1 will be on his far left.

Today, the backgammon board is orchestrated so the players will be confronting each other, however previously, backgammon boards were intended to fit players who sit by each other; rather than the bar, a dainty line separated between every player’s home and external board.