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Backgammon vs. Tricktrack

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Backgammonnoun

A board game for two players in which each has 15 stones which move between 24 triangular points according to the roll of a pair of dice; the object is to move all of one's pieces around, and bear them off the board.

Tricktracknoun

An old game resembling backgammon.

Backgammonnoun

(backgammon) A victory in the game when the loser has not borne off a stone, and still has one or more stones in the winner's inner home row or on the bar.

Backgammonverb

To win at a backgammon game with the opponent having one or more pieces in the winner’s inner home row or on the bar.

Backgammonnoun

A game of chance and skill, played by two persons on a "board" marked off into twenty-four spaces called "points". Each player has fifteen pieces, or "men", the movements of which from point to point are determined by throwing dice. Formerly called tables.

Backgammonverb

In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the game before the loser is clear of his first "table". When played for betting purposes, the winner in such a case scores three times the wagered amount.

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Backgammonnoun

a board game for two players; pieces move according to throws of the dice

Backgammon

Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. Its history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archaeological discoveries in Iran.

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