28 Mar 2014 - by Mary Hickey
Courage has many meanings, and not just in backgammon. Courage can be difficult to define within the context of the game. But that is what I intend to attempt in this article.
07 Mar 2014 - by Phil Simborg
I spend 4-7 hours a day, 6 days a week, teaching backgammon to players of all levels. At night, in bed, unable to turn off my mind that has been so intensely stimulated during the day, I think about issues related to teaching.
31 Oct 2013 - by Phil Simborg
After 50+ years of playing this amazing game, and some 20+ years teaching, I have finally found the single most important key to achieving expertise in backgammon.
15 Aug 2013 - by Grant Hoffman
This is the fifth of a series of articles in which we shall examine games from various matches. The first match we shall examine is one I played in the Nations cup in 2012.
25 Jul 2013 - by Grant Hoffman
This is the fourth of a series of articles in which we shall examine games from various matches. The first match we shall examine is one I played in the Nations cup in 2012.
18 Jul 2013 - by Phil Simborg
In May of this year, European Championship winner Sabri came to play in the Giants event at the Chicago Open. I was one of his first opponents. Sabri was highly professional, extremely intent, and never lost his composure. Then and there I decided to interview him.