How to acquire and polish a winning backgammon strategy
Backgammon has been played for centuries in bars, clubs and private homes.
With the recent internet explosion, this ever popular board game has reached tremendous
heights of success due to its ready adaptation to the online media.
Online tournaments are going on all over the world, every day of the week with major cash
prizes being won. More and more players are itching to take part in these tournaments and
take their share of this cash bonanza. However they are well aware that in order to do so
they will have to acquire and polish a winning backgammon strategy.
The first and most important thing that the backgammon novice has to understand that
luck plays a pretty small factor in the game. In order to win consistently at backgammon,
strategy and experience plays a much larger part. Take into account the fact that finals
of international tournaments are decided over 45 games. Luck will play a part over two or
three games but a successful backgammon strategy will carry you through the 23 games
required to winning the final, plus the many hundreds you will need to win in order to get
No one can tell which strategy to adopt, but it can only be suggested how you can
acquire and polish a winning backgammon strategy. The first thing is practice: there is a
lot of backgammon software available free online, from the simplest java practice games to
top of the range third dimensional software which you can download from any of the
backgammon web sites. Using this software, you can practice for free either on your own or
against novice backgammon players from around the globe. This you can do without ever
having to wage a single cent.
You can also learn from the vast amount of reading material available online, and these
tools will help you to acquire and polish a winning backgammon strategy.