What makes this board game unique?
18" Black & White backgammon game set that is classy yet elegant!
Black and off-white game pieces feature 15 of each color for a total of 30 game pieces which are composed of a material known as urea.
Urea is a very durable synthetic poly resin material (plastic), used in all sorts of products, in particular, the thick outer shell of bowling balls and also dominoes are made from urea.
Backgammon pips (or points, if you will) are inlaid to allow for smoother movement of game pieces during play.
The backgammon game set is complete with a sharp black leatherette carrying case.
What are the dimensions?
Exterior Dimensions when case is closed: (Wide x Long x High) = 11.75" x 18.0" x 2.0". The game pieces are 1.25” diameter.
Who is this board game for?
This set is for the backgammon player that wants a handsome yet durable set at an affordable price.
Setting up the backgammon board.
One important element of playing any board game is setting up the game board properly. Go to this page to learn the proper backgammon board setup.
A comprehensive backgammon terminology list.
If you are a beginner at the game it would be a good idea to learn some of the terminology associated with game play, it is a very long list!
Since the list is so long it would be a good idea to have it handy during game play so you can highlight the most common or important terms to know and understand. Playing with an experienced backgammon player will help increase your knowledge.
To learn some common terms regarding backgammon game play browse this page.
Backgammon rules of the game.
There is a saying that states before you can break the rules of the game you need to know the rules and with backgammon there may not be any rule breaking but it is important to know the rules of play.
Browse this page for a complete list of backgammon game rules.