Jun 23, 2011

How to get better at backgammon

Today we'll have a break from the usual posts with discussed positions to talk about improving our game.

The beauty of backgammon is that you can play it without knowing much about strategies, game plans, reasons behind moves, etc. Many players all around the world play the game that way, and that's perfectly alright.
But if you're reading this blog, I assume you want to improve your game.

From my experience, I can guarantee you: more you know about backgammon, more you will love it.

I will divide improvement tools into two groups: free resources and books.

Jun 5, 2011

Last roll cubes

This week I played a lot of matches versus lower-rated players to see if I can spot some recurring errors. I found a couple of areas where those players usually had problems finding the best move.

In the next few posts I will try to explain what went wrong and how to choose the best play, and I hope it will be useful to you.

But, first things first - let's see the answers for the positions from the last post.