Tavla is the Turkish name for backgammon. The rules are similar but not exactly the same as Western backgammon. A list of the differences appears at the. Backgammon Variants Tavli (Greek Backgammon). Tavli means “board” in Greece. It is also the name used for various games played on a backgammon board. Backgammon Variants Jacquet. Jacquet is a version of backgammon that was once popular in France and several other European countries. Setup: Each player.

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It was common in tournament play in the s but is now rarely used. Archived from the original on Only one pair of dice is used, and they are shared between the players. Using the Crawford rule in the game means that if the match is played up to the specific number of points and the opponent lacks only 1 point, he or she is not allowed to use the doubling cube in the next game.

The Daily Telegraph Australia. If a player rolls two of the same number, called doubles, that player must play each die twice. In the 11th century Shahnamehthe Persian poet Ferdowsi credits Burzoe with the invention of the tables game nard in the 6th century. This list may vary, depending on your status. Game over The game is won by the player who bears all his or her checkers off the board first.

Dice rolls are provided by random or pseudorandom number generators. Eventjes iets anders proberen dan backgammon?



A prime is six consecutive points with two or more checkers on them. The player who does so first is the winner. There is no doubling in this game. The roll of is given special consideration, allowing the player, after moving the 1 and the 2, to select any desired doubles move. The point is blocked. In long nardi one checker by itself can block a point.

On the third day, Khosrow’s minister, Wuzurgmihr, successfully rises and explains the logic of the game.

Backgammon playing pieces may be termed checkers, draughts, stones, men, counters, pawns, discs, pips, chips, or nips.

Its history can be traced back nearly 5, years to archeological discoveries in the Iran Persia. Backgammon is played in two principal variations, “Money” and “Match” play.

Set-up and rules the same as backgammon, except that backgammons count as gammons 2 points and there is no doubling cube. The first world championship competition in backgammon was held in Las VegasNevada in Backgammon or nardi Armenian: To bear off a checker you must roll a number equal to or greater than the point number of your farthest back checker. Whenever a player accepts doubled stakes, the cube is placed on their side of the board with the corresponding power of two facing upward, to indicate that the right to re-double backgammon spelregels exclusively to the player who last accepted a double.

After the first game, the winner of the previous game goes first. Some are played primarily throughout one geographic region, and others add new tactical elements to the game. If you are unable to backgammob all of the numbers of a roll, you must spelregels backgammon as many as you can and any unplayable numbers are lost.


The first player to bear off bacjgammon his checkers wins the game. You bear off rolling a number that corresponds to the point on which the checker resides, and then removing that checker from the board. There are three games of Tavli commonly played: Backgammon is popular among Greeks.

A checker may never land on a point occupied by two or more opposing checkers; thus, no point is ever occupied by checkers from both players simultaneously.

Tavli (Greek Backgammon)

Players often use mental calculation techniques to determine pip counts in live play. Cigarette, liquor and car companies began to sponsor tournaments and Hugh Hefner held backgammon parties at the Playboy Mansion.

Speel en proef de smaak van winnen! One player competes against a team of all the other participants, and positions rotate after each game. The following rules limit how checkers may be moved: Backgammon for Winners Third ed. When backgammon is played for moneythe most common arrangement is to assign a monetary value to each point, and to play to a certain score, or until either player chooses to stop. Archived from the original on 13 August Points 1 through 6 are called the home board or inner board, and points 7 through 12 are called the outer board.