05 Jun 2013 - by Grant Hoffman
This is the second 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.
03 Jun 2013 - by Mary Hickey
Back in 2003, I wrote an article for GammonVillage about "Danish Props", which several of the Danish players were using as a way to gain insight about difficult situations, and not coincidentally, win more points from their pigeons.
30 May 2013 - by Grant Hoffman
This is the first 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.
22 May 2013 - by Phil Simborg
For over 20 years I played backgammon and had no clue what the above terms meant. Like most social players, I was playing strictly with friends and family and never entered a tournament or played with a serious player.
14 May 2013 - by Jason Pack
Since the bot revolution of the 1990s, all major aspects of backgammon theory have been explored and our understanding of key concept such as the race vs. timing, the price of gammons at different match scores, and the play of backgames and blitzes have all been transformed.
23 Jan 2013 - by Clyde Wolpe
After far too lengthy a break, I'm back with some more articles from the positive backgammon series. This time, I've collaborated with Grant Hoffman, my co-author in our upcoming book.