The Backgammon Novice Division for Beginners
In every game you have the experts and you have the rank amateurs. When you are
organizing a tournament, it is a good idea to separate the rank amateurs from the experts.
In that aspect, backgammon has a great way of leveling things out. As you know, backgammon
is one of the most popular games on the Internet today, with players from all over the
world logging on to play for free, for money, on free sites, in tournaments
you name it and they are playing it. In quite a few sites, you will find the backgammon
The backgammon novice division is basically a division that has been opened
specifically for beginners who are still pretty weak at the game and yet want to play in
tournaments. Playing in the tournaments for new players ensures that the beginners are not
mauled by the experts. More than that, it ensures that their ratings are not affected too
much by losses by huge margins to other players.
The backgammon novice division offers another advantage to players the
registration fees to the tournaments are also lower than they are for the other divisions.
The other divisions you would find in online or offline backgammon tournaments are
intermediate division and open division.
If you are a beginner or someone who is not a very strong player, then the backgammon
novice division is the best place for you to start off. You can test yourself against
players who are at almost the same level as you are. Practice with them, crank up your
confidence, and then you will be ready, over time, to move to the next division.