Backgammon takes checkers to the next level, adding speed and strategy to create a board game that's surprisingly complex. Think you can tell your points from your primes? Take our quiz to find out!
How many triangles are on a backgammon board?
How many quadrants are these points divided into?
How many checkers does each person use per game?
How many standard dice does each player use?
What is the highest possible number on the doubling die?
True or false: You can throw your dice anywhere on the board.
How do you let your opponent know that your turn is complete?
- Tell him.
- Pick up your dice.
- Remove one checker.
What happens if you roll double?
- Lose a turn.
- Win 10 extra points.
- Move four times.
Who goes first in backgammon?
- the youngest player
- the lowest roller
- the highest roller
What do you call a single checker on one point?
What is the line down the center of the board called?
How do you win a game of backgammon?
- Capture your opponent's checkers.
- Move all your pieces to the bar.
- Remove all your checkers from the board.
How many winning classes are there in backgammon?
What is the term used to describe a win where one opponent fails to remove a single checker from the board?
- double game
What is it called when one player plays against a team of two or more?
What is the highest class of win in a game of backgammon?
- super gammon
True or false: Betting is very common in backgammon.
What is the No. 5 point called on a backgammon board?
What term describes one player owning two or more points next to each other?
How many checkers do you need on a point to completely block your opponent's progress?
How many checkers do you need on a point to keep an opponent from landing on that point?
True or false" Doubles will appear every six rolls, on average.
Where did Roman Emperor Claudius famously install a backgammon set?
- his chariot
- his toilet
- his bathtub
What do you call the solo player in a chouette?
What is it called when you raise the value of the doubling cube three times in a row?
When was the concept of chouette introduced in backgammon?
Where did backgammon likely originate?
What were the earliest dice made from?
When was the term backgammon first used in print?
What is the largest number of backgammon games played in a single hour?