by Jake Jacobs
22 August 2016
ple whose vital contributions to backgammon are too easily ignored. Recording and transcribing matches is a tedious process. Today we can thank tournament organizers like Rory Pascar and Bill Riles (to name but two), and less heralded but no less important staffers such as Tara Mendocino and Michelle Steinberg (to name two more), for seeing so many matches are recorded, transcribed, and posted. Along with them I'd like to thank Terje Pedersen. Terje's site, Backgammon Studio, is an invaluable resource. Not only is he building a library of matches, but the site offers a feature whereby you may choose a player, play as that person, and see how your game compares with theirs. It was from Backgammon Studio that I obtained my copy of the 13-point finals match. The Joker plays the Black checkers, and Joe the White.
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