Tavla is the Turkish name for backgammon. The rules are similar but not exactly the same as Western backgammon. A list of the differences appears at the. Backgammon Variants Tavli (Greek Backgammon). Tavli means “board” in Greece. It is also the name used for various games played on a backgammon board. Backgammon Variants Jacquet. Jacquet is a version of backgammon that was once popular in France and several other European countries. Setup: Each player.

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Only one pair of dice is used, and they are shared between the players. Retrieved 1 February The player accepting the doubling is allowed to suggest another doubling, so-called re. Variants pselregels alter the starting position, restrict certain moves, or assign special value to certain dice rolls, but in some geographic regions even the rules and directions of the checkers’ movement change, rendering the game fundamentally different.


To bear off a checker you must roll a number equal to or greater than the point number of your farthest back checker. The Murphy rule is not an official rule in backgammon and is rarely, if ever, seen in use at officially sanctioned tournaments.

Set-up and rules the same as backgammon. When bearing off, a player may also move a lower die roll before the higher even if that means the full value of the higher die is not fully utilized.


If it is possible to perform backgammon spelregels move only, the other checkers are in such a position that they cannot be moved, a player has no baackgammon move. If a checker happens to backgammon spelregels hit by the bacigammon while bearing off, it soelregels possible to continue bearing off after that particular checker was brought into the inner table.

When hackgammon is played for moneythe most common arrangement is to assign a monetary value to each point, and to play to a certain score, or until either player chooses to stop.

Backgammon playing pieces may slelregels termed checkers, draughts, stones, men, counters, pawns, discs, pips, chips, or nips. A game which starts with all fifteen checkers placed in one line-on point and on point. When a player’s checker lands on a point occupied by a single checker belonging to the opponent, the opponent’s checker is hit and placed on the bar.


The New York Times. Game with time limits spflregels faster and harder. Checkers can enter on unoccupied points, or on points occupied by a single opposing checker; in the latter case, the single checker is hit and placed on the bar. If the losing player has borne off at least one checker, he loses only one point. Giants of Backgammon Historie of Backgammon. However, you must not roll the dice while the opponent is still making his move.

If you throw too early, the roll does not count and you have to roll again. InLouis IX issued a decree prohibiting his court officials and subjects from playing. It was common in tournament play in the s but is now rarely used. There is no speldegels in this game.

Race board games involving dice have existed for millennia in the Near East and eastern Mediterranean, including the game senet of Ancient Egypt.

Gul Bara and Tapa are also variants of the game popular in southeastern Europe and Turkey. The numbers on the two backgamon constitute separate moves. In this case, the blot has been “hit”, and is placed in the middle of the board on the bar that divides the two sides of the playing surface.

These games are played one after another, in matches of three, five, or seven points. The three games together are called ‘Tavli’ and are usually played one after the other in matches of three, five, or seven points This section may be confusing or unclear to readers. The 7-point is referred to as the bar point, and the point as the midpoint.

Backgammon involves a combination of strategy and luck from rolling dice. A game of Turkish origin where one checker by itself can block a point.


Points numbered are called the inner board for the player using yellow checkers and points numbered – the inner board for the player using green checkers. Archived from the original on The following rules limit how checkers may be moved: On any roll, a player must move according to the numbers on both dice if it is at all possible to do so. Winners at major tournaments may receive prizes of tens of thousands spelrege,s dollars.


The first player to bear off all his checkers wins the game and scores one point. Game of the Greeks. The most direct backbammon is simply to avoid being hit, trapped, or held in a stand-off. In the middle of the board there is a narrow vertical area called a bar, where the checkers that are hit during the game are placed.

Set time limit for every move or whole game on created table. A checker sitting alone on a point is called a blot. The numbers on the two dice constitute separate moves. Breng de munten binnen om je tegenspeler uit te dagen! A checker may be moved only to an open point, one that is not occupied by two or more opposing checkers. Backgammon has an established opening theoryalthough it is less detailed than that of chess. After the Crawford game, normal use of the doubling cube resumes.

In money play, the theoretically correct checker play and cube action would never vary based on the score. For example, a player leading a 9-point match by a score of 7—5 would be very reluctant to turn the doubling cube, as their opponent could take and make a costless redouble to 4, placing the entire outcome of the match on the current game. In Japan ban-sugoroku is thought to have been introduced from China in the 6th century. Nackgammon is a variant of backgammon invented by Nick “Nack” Ballard [14] in which players start with one less checker on the six point and midpoint and two checkers on the 23 point.

The person who uses that information in the most effective manner will win.