Playing board games is perhaps the best form of pastime that we used to do during our younger years. And one of the most widely played board game is the backgammon. This board game is played by two players. Each of the players is given fifteen pieces or checkers. And rolling two dice will determine their move in between the twenty-four triangles or points. In order to be able to win the game, one completely move all their fifteen pieces off the board.
Playing the game may look simple, however, the game backgammon is no different than any other board game as it also requires proper strategy and mindset in order to be able to outsmart your opponent. It is definitely not as easy as it may seem.
In recent times, due to the development of the internet, board games have decreased in popularity. However, because of some innovative minds, this simple board game has made its way into the online world. The game backgammon is now widely available online and several game applications have been designed in order to allow mobile device users to play such game without having to bring the physical board along with them.
The rules of the original board game and its online version are practically the same. However, in the online version, you can play it against the computer or with another person who is also online but not necessarily in the same area as you. Indeed, this game has greatly improved over the years.