Backgammon its History – Today and Before
April 3rd, 2016 by Princess
[ English ]

Backgammon is the oldest known game in history. Also known as the "wee battle," backgammon started in Mesopotamia (now known as Iraq) over 5 millennia ago. However, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which was a close type of the present game enjoyed at this time. Hundreds of years ago, only individuals in influence, the ruling figures of royalty like Egyptian kings, were able to play. The game started to spread around the globe in time. Numerous Backgammon types have been developed in several countries and cultures, but the fundamental regulations of those versions appear that of the antiquated form . For instance, Greece grabbed a hold of the game and coined the name "bac gamen." From there, the English adopted backgammon in the 1600’s and have remained with it ever since. Backgammon and competing antiquated games were not ever accepted by a great many faiths. The churchgoers believe that the game was the tool of Satan. This caused clergy to blackball and burn the game. The ban and burning did not prevent people playing games and having fun.

Technology affords a new platform for Backgammon. When different video games are available all over the place, computer academics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) use Backgammon for researching, creating and measuring AI ideas and formulas because of the simplicity of game codes and complexity of schemes.

With the wide use of the net, backgammon has developed to an entirely new level. A good many might not be aware that Internet Backgammon is in fact installed on most of home computers running Windows XP/Vista by default in "Games" menu option. Net Backgammon hooks up hundreds of thousands of people all over the planet. Once you join an online game website, you can gamble on Backgammon against a computer, or against an actual player. Wagering sites have been holding Backgammon tournaments regularly. You will be able to enjoy Backgammon for excitement, or for money. There are countless of clubs committed to online backgammon, as well as certain game software that you can get to gamble opposed to other players. Individuals love Backgammon for the fact that it’s uncomplicated yet still requires an abundance of attention and skill.

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