Backgammon Master Games contains 64 annotated games and 40 problem positions selected from modern matches that .
Backgammon Master Games contains 64 annotated games and 40 problem positions selected from modern matches that involved world renown players such as Paul Magriel, Oswald Jacoby, Joe Dwek, Jason Lester, Roger Low, and our annotator, Chuck Papazian. The games and problems were selected by World Amateur Champion Bill Kennedy based upon their instructional value and interesting play. In each game Chuck discusses key strategic and tactical concepts as they influence the choice of moves.
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Bill Robertie, author of seven backgammon books, is the world’s best backgammon player and the only . Bill Robertie is perhaps one of the foremost authorities on the subject
Bill Robertie, author of seven backgammon books, is the world’s best backgammon player and the only two-time Monte Carlo World Championship. Bill Robertie is perhaps one of the foremost authorities on the subject. If you are in any way interested in taking your game to the next level, this book is for you. However be warned this is not a beginner's guide, if you need a gentler introduction, look elsewhere.
Bill Robertie takes five games played between top world class players. Bill Robertie is an excellent backgammon analyst
Bill Robertie takes five games played between top world class players. He goes through move by move, analyzing good (and sometimes poor) play, and contrasting moves made with other potential choices. Bill Robertie is an excellent backgammon analyst. Nowadays when computer program's can analyse the positions in detail very fast, it's easy to criticise, but he rarely sets a foot wrong, and there is a lot of insight to be found in this book. Read it with the board in front of you and follow the moves!
Backgammon Master Games. Annotated games and positions from master match play
Backgammon Master Games. Bill Kennedy and Chuck Papazian, 1982 (forget other publication info). Annotated games and positions from master match play. Analysis is largely based on intuitive concepts, and isn't well grounded in match-equity considerations etc. Not well supported by rollouts; a fair amount of errors, but the analysis overall is pretty sound. Other books that I've read aren't worth much, including Competitive Backgammon Vol. II, Mike Labins, Marty Storer, and Bill Tallmadge, Competitive Backgammon Publications, Syracuse 1981. It was good for the time.
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Kennedy and Papazian's Backgammon Master Games Kit Woolsey, 1982. The current trend in backgammon literature is toward annotated games
Kennedy and Papazian's Backgammon Master Games Kit Woolsey, 1982. From Backgammon Times, Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 1982. Backgammon Master Games by Bill Kennedy and Chuck Papazian. Palo Alto, C. Shima Publishing, 1982. The current trend in backgammon literature is toward annotated games. A major work in this department is Backgammon Master Games by Bill Kennedy and Chuck Papazian. The book consists of 64 games between top experts collected by Bill Kennedy and 40 problem positions. The games are selected from important matches and expertly annotated by Chuck Papazian.
The world's best backgammon player (and two-time champion) provides easy-to-understand advice on the basics of playing and winning at backgammon. A great first book for beginning and somewhat experienced players. Ten fast-reading chapters show the basics of setting up a board, how to move, the opening strategies and replies, middle and end game tactics, basic probabilities, plus back game and doubling strategy. Two sample games are included with move-by-move insights so players learn the winning concepts of play at all stages of the game.
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Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. Its history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archeological discoveries in Mesopotamia. It is a two player game where each player has fifteen pieces (checkers or men) which move between twenty-four triangles (points) according to the roll of two dice. The objective of the game is to be first to bear off, . move all fifteen checkers off the board. Backgammon is a member of the tables family, one of the oldest classes of board games.