The Basics of Backgammon Game Plans – Part One

Saturday, 14. November 2015

The goal of a Backgammon game is to move your checkers around the Backgammon board and pull those pieces from the game board faster than your opponent who works harder to achieve the same buthowever they move in the opposing direction. Winning a game of Backgammon needsrequires both tactics and good luck. How far you will be able to move your checkers is left to the numbers from tossing a pair of dice, and the way you move your pieces are determined by your overall gambling plans. Enthusiasts use a few plans in the different parts of a match based on your positions and opponent’s.

The Running Game Technique

The goal of the Running Game strategy is to entice all your chips into your inner board and pull them off as quick as you can. This technique concentrates on the pace of shifting your checkers with little or no efforts to hit or barricade your competitor’s chips. The best time to use this plan is when you believe you can move your own checkers a lot faster than the opponent does: when 1) you have less checkers on the board; 2) all your pieces have moved beyond your opponent’s chips; or 3) the opposing player doesn’t employ the hitting or blocking strategy.

The Blocking Game Tactic

The main aim of the blocking plan, by the name, is to block your opponent’s chips, temporarily, while not worrying about shifting your pieces rapidly. As soon as you’ve established the barrier for your opponent’s movement with a couple of pieces, you can shift your other chips rapidly off the board. You will need to also have a good strategy when to withdraw and shift the checkers that you utilized for blocking. The game gets intriguing when the opponent uses the same blocking tactic.

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