Backgammon - Compete for Rating - hundreds of real players!
Per our players, we have a 'good-looking backgammon board - a bit on the plain side but real playing is easier without extra annoying and distracting decorations!'
Backgammon dates back more than 4000 years and is believed to have been developed by ancient Egyptians. It is not a game of luck as many newbies perceive, but rather a strategic visual game of 'war'. In many ways backgammon is as difficult to master as chess or checkers. Although an element of luck is involved, a skilled backgammon player uses intuition, creativity and psychology to beat the opponent.