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Backgammon is an ancient game. One of the oldest games there is, it dates back 5,000 years to ancient Egyptian times. Still, it is one of the world’s most popular board games and is sometimes used for gambling. Backgammon rules are also considered by many to be as difficult as chess to master, but it is not as hard to learn to play backgammon. Backgammon games are also known to be an effective way to keep the mind active, combining skill, strategy, and luck to stimulate the mind.

You can find products to master backgammon rules and skill on our site. “Backgammon for Serious Players” is a book that offers technical expertise to help players improve their playing ability. Follow the backgammon links on our site to find other popular backgammon rules guides and books, of which there are many.

For the devout players that want to play backgammon on a rustic wooden set, we feature several games built as an attaché set. Our featured 15 inch Camphor Inlaid Wood Attache Set includes an inlaid wood playing area with a smooth playing surface. The pieces will just slide over the board when you move them. A smaller alternative is the 10 inch Attache Set, contained in a vinyl case, which is great for traveling. Many people do not realize that fun roadtrip games and fun car games include backgammon.

Thinking about fun roadtrip games and fun car games, to make traveling with the option to play even easier, we feature a Magnetic Backgammon Travel Set with magnetic playing pieces, which will stay in place during travel. While this travel backgammon set is in an attractive blue vinyl case, also look at the Backgammon – Travel Folio. This is the easiest travel game featured. It is enclosed in a zippered leatherette case, which opens to reveal the wood playing board with metal peg game pieces. Now that’s easy to travel with!

If you need backgammon pieces to replace missing or worn out checkers on your board, choose from different sets of ivory and brown checkers to use on your backgammon board.

Looking for a less traditional version? E-Backgammon is a handheld game with an LCD serving as the game board; and the dice are virtual. You can take this one anywhere, but best of all, there are no pieces to lose.

Several other games are available too. There is a bamboo version. Bamboo is renewable, so this is a great alternative to the environmentally conscious player. A game with a wood cabinet features the space to store all the game pieces below its sliding top. A mini magnetic set is also available for the aficionado that likes to play backgammon but has limited space for storage during travel. This set makes a great gift for the traveller who enjoys fun roadtrip games and fun car games. If you still haven’t found what you’re looking for, we offer other links to try. There are many places to find game boards and accessories, and resources to learn to play backgammon. We list an extensive selection of products that will help you master the skill or even inspire you to get into the game.

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Backgammon for Serious Players

Winning at backgammon requires mastering two phases of the game: dynamic checker play (using your checkers as weapons to pin your opponent in awkward positions) and aggressive cube action (using the doubling cube to maximize you wins in good positions and minimize your losses in bad positions).

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BACKGAMMON - MINI MAGNETIC SET

BACKGAMMON - MINI MAGNETIC SET $14.99

This is a small magnetic Backgammon set with a playing surface that measures about 7" by 6". When closed, the handy set measures only one quarter of an inch thick. Instructions are included. It is a perfect choice for travellers who enjoys fun roadtrip games and fun car games.

E-Backgammon

E-Backgammon

Price: $19.95 25.65 CAD 15.81 EUR 14.17 GBP

Enjoy fast-paced action as you roll the virtual dice!

Excalibur’s new e-Backgammon features an LCD screen and many features. The best part is that there are no pieces to lose! This hand held unit is great for fun roadtrip games and fun car games, but also for your desk at work or at your home.

Small enough to fit in your pocket or purse. Great for that game on the go!

  • Large LCD display
  • Two levels of difficulty
  • Memory-Save Feature
  • Turn sounds on or off

    15 INCH CAMPHOR INLAID WOOD BACKGAMMON ATTACHE SET

    15 INCH WOOD WITH CAMPHOR INLAY BACKGAMMON ATTACHE SET $64.99

    This Attache Set features:

  • 15”Backgammon Attache Set
  • Beautiful camphor wood casing
  • Simple storage.
  • Four die, 30 wood play pieces measuring one inch diameter each
  • One doubling cube

    BACKGAMMON - 10 INCH ATTACHE SET

    BACKGAMMON – 10" ATTACHE SET $11.99

    This 10 Inch Backgammon Attaché Set features a vinyl case that holds all components for for fun roadtrip games and fun car games with compact storage. This complete set includes 4 dice, 30 resin playing pieces, 1 doubling cube, and full backgammon rules. The playing pieces measure 13/16" in diameter and come in brown/white.

    BACKGAMMON – 15 INCH BROWN / WHITE ATTACHE CASE

    BACKGAMMON – 15" BROWN / WHITE ATTACHE CASE $16.99

    15 inch backgammon set with brown/white attaché case set.

  • vinyl case
  • four die, thirty brown and white resin pieces, one doubling cube, and full backgammon rules.
  • Playing piece measures one inch in diameter and come in brown and white.
  • Case with stitched vinyl markings
  • Open case measures 14 3/4" by 19" by 1", Closed measures 14 1/2", 9 1/2" by 1 3/4"

    BACKGAMMON - MAGNETIC TRAVEL SET

    MAGNET BACKGAMMON TRAVELLING SET $14.99

    This inexpensive travel backgammon game is encased in a blue colored vinyl casing that makes fun roadtrip games and fun car games.

  • Four die, thirty blue and white pieces, one doubling cube, two die cups
  • Full backgammon rules
  • Complete instructions
  • Great for Fun roadtrip games and fun car games

    BACKGAMMON - TRAVEL FOLIO

    TRAVEL BACKGAMMON FOLIO SET $9.99

    This travel set is not only great for fun roadtrip games and fun car games, it is well constructed. Made from solid wood with cast metal play pieces, it is encased in zippered leatherette. Measures 5 3/8" by 5 3/8". Pegs rest 7/8" on board.

    BACKGAMMON MEN - BROWN & IVORY

    BACKGAMMON MEN – BROWN / IVORY $5.99

    Includes thirty brown/white backgammon pieces, 1” diameter, about 3/8 inches high.

    SENET GAME

    SENET GAME $30.99

    The Senet Game board is just like those discovered in ancient Egyptian tombs. In fact, the hieroglyphics decorating the gameboard are replicas of those discovered thousands of years ago. Move around the game board after throwing four sticks. – very similar to the game of Backgammon. This version comes with a wooden storage case that has a pullout drawer for storage and measures 16" x 5".

    Senet Includes:

  • Wood playing surfaced
  • Ten play pieces
  • Four die sticks
  • One six-sided dice
  • Senet game rules

    BACKGAMMON - MINI MAGNETIC SET

    MINIATURE MAGNET BACKGAMMON TRAVEL SET $14.99

    This is a mini Backgammon game set features a gameboard is only about 7" by 6 1/4". In travel mode, the easy to store and carry casing is only 1/4" thick. Backgammon rules included. A perfect set for fun roadtrip games and fun car games

    BACKGAMMON - WOOD CABINET

    BACKGAMMON - WOOD CABINET $17.99

    This Backgammon set comes in a premium wood cabinet with a sliding top. The interior of the 12" x 12" cabinet stores all of the game pieces. Game instructions are also included.

    BACKGAMMON MEN BLACK & IVORY

    BACKGAMMON BLACK / IVORY PIECES $5.99

    These thirty black/ivory backgammon pieces are one inch diameter, 3/8 inches high.

    BAMBOO BACKGAMMON

    BAMBOO BACKGAMMON $5.99

    This Backgammon game is made from bamboo - a renewable resource. The game board measures just 5 inches by 5 inches square making it perfect for travel. Game instructions are included.

    CHESS CHECKERS AND BACKGAMMON - RED & BLACK

    CHESS,CHECKERS AND BACKGAMMON - RED / BLACK $8.99

    Three board games in one. Chess, Checkers and Backgammon.

  • Tough, double sided playing surface
  • Thirty checker pieces, that interlock
  • Complete set of Chess men
  • Multiple Die
  • Checkers, chess, and backgammon rules

    THREE-IN-ONE WOODEN GAME COLLECTION

    THREE GAMES IN ONE- WALNUT AND MAPLE WOOD $54.99

    Chess, checkers, and backgammon. The folding set makes for easy storage, measuring about 14 1/2" x 14 1/2". Kings measure 3" high.


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