The Essential Basics of Backgammon Strategies – Part 1
May 24th, 2019 by Princess
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The goal of a Backgammon match is to shift your checkers around the Backgammon board and get them off the game board quicker than your opponent who works harder to do the same buthowever they move in the opposite direction. Succeeding in a match of Backgammon requires both strategy and good luck. Just how far you can move your pieces is left to the numbers from rolling a pair of dice, and how you shift your pieces are decided on by your overall playing strategies. Enthusiasts use a number of strategies in the different parts of a match depending on your positions and opponent’s.

The Running Game Technique

The aim of the Running Game plan is to bring all your checkers into your home board and get them off as quick as you can. This plan concentrates on the pace of advancing your chips with absolutely no time spent to hit or stop your competitor’s checkers. The best time to use this tactic is when you believe you can move your own pieces quicker than the opposing player does: when 1) you have less chips on the game board; 2) all your pieces have past your opponent’s checkers; or 3) the opposing player doesn’t use the hitting or blocking strategy.

The Blocking Game Strategy

The main aim of the blocking plan, by the name, is to stop the opponent’s pieces, temporarily, while not fretting about shifting your chips rapidly. After you have established the barrier for the competitor’s movement with a couple of checkers, you can move your other checkers rapidly from the game board. You should also have an apparent strategy when to extract and move the chips that you utilized for blocking. The game becomes intriguing when the opposition utilizes the same blocking technique.

Backgammon – 3 Main Techniques
May 11th, 2019 by Princess
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In extraordinarily simple terms, there are 3 fundamental game plans used. You must be able to hop between game plans instantly as the course of the match unfolds.

The Blockade

This is comprised of building a 6-thick wall of checkers, or at a minimum as thick as you might manage, to barricade in your competitor’s checkers that are on your 1-point. This is judged to be the most acceptable procedure at the begining of the game. You can assemble the wall anyplace between your 11-point and your two-point and then shift it into your home board as the match progresses.

The Blitz

This is composed of closing your home board as quick as possible while keeping your opposer on the bar. For example, if your challenger tosses an early two and shifts one piece from your 1-point to your three-point and you then toss a five-five, you are able to play 6/1 six/one 8/3 8/3. Your opposer is now in serious difficulty taking into account that they have 2 pieces on the bar and you have locked half your inside board!

The Backgame

This tactic is where you have two or more checkers in your opponent’s inner board. (An anchor spot is a position consisting of at least two of your checkers.) It would be used when you are decidedly behind as this strategy greatly improves your opportunities. The better areas for anchors are close to your competitor’s smaller points and either on adjoining points or with one point separating them. Timing is crucial for an effective backgame: at the end of the day, there’s no reason having 2 nice anchors and a complete wall in your own inner board if you are then required to dismantle this straight away, while your challenger is getting their pieces home, taking into account that you don’t have other spare checkers to shift! In this case, it is more tolerable to have pieces on the bar so that you are able to preserve your position up till your competitor gives you an opportunity to hit, so it can be an excellent idea to attempt and get your competitor to get them in this situation!

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