The Legendary Beer Off
by Jake Jacobs
10 August 2010
This is a history.
It isn't the sort of history you remember from your school days, which read something like this:
Blah blah 1066 ho hum Runnymede yada yada Agincourt witzel blitzel 1483 ...
The backgammon equivalent for that is:
Blah blah 1964 ho hum Las Vegas yada yada Walter Cooke witzel blitzel 1992 ...
Nor is it history with an agenda:
Colonies that planted peanuts ... Tariffs increased by ... Neighboring states ... Overthrown by ...
In backgammon that would be:
Adjusted pip count ... When trailing by ... Doubling window opens at ... Gammoned ...
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