Tavla is the Turkish name for backgammon. The rules are similar but not exactly the same as Western backgammon. A list of the differences appears at the. Backgammon Variants Tavli (Greek Backgammon). Tavli means “board” in Greece. It is also the name used for various games played on a backgammon board. Backgammon Variants Jacquet. Jacquet is a version of backgammon that was once popular in France and several other European countries. Setup: Each player.

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Gul Bara and Tapa are also variants of the game popular in southeastern Europe and Turkey.

In the most commonly used setup, each player begins with fifteen chips, two are placed on their point, three on their 8-point, and five each on their point and their 6-point. In the most often-played variants the checkers are scattered at first; as the game progresses they may be blocked or hit by the opponent.

World Wide Web Elias Tzimogiannis: The game is won by: Using the Crawford rule in the game means that if the match is played up to the specific number of points and the opponent lacks only 1 point, he or she is not allowed to use the doubling cube in the next game.

The spelrrgels player to bear off all his checkers gets one point, or, if the winner bears off all his checkers before the loser has borne off any, he gets two points. Archived from the original PDF on The move can backgammon spelregels performed with one checker by the sum of numbers on both dice or any two checkers can be moved. For instance, only allowing a maximum of five checkers on any point Britain [19] or disallowing “hit-and-run” in your home board Middle East.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If all of a player’s checkers are on points lower than the number showing on a particular die, the player may use that die to bear off one checker from the highest occupied point.

The play will iterate among Backgammon, Gul Bara, and Tapa until one backgamomn the players reaches a backgammon spelregels of 7 or 5.

Tavli (Greek Backgammon)

On the board found in Shahr-e Sukhteh the fields are fashioned backgamjon the coils of a snake. The minimum total of pips needed to move a player’s checkers around and off the board is called the “pip count”.

After the first game, the winner of the previous game goes first. The objective is for players to remove bear off all their checkers from the board before their opponent can do the same.

The games of Tavli have the following rules in common: For example, a roll of means the player has four sixes to use.


A game where one checker by itself can block a point. The hit checker is moved into the opponent’s inner table, according to the dice roll for the white checker player – onto pointsfor the red checker player – onto points There is no limit on the number of redoubles. Tim Holland was declared the spe,regels spelregels backgammon year and at the tournament the following year.


If a number you roll is not high enough bear off your farthest back checker, then you must use that number to move a checker forward if possible. The stakes are raised by gammons, backgammons, and use of the doubling cube. Roger Nelson, the expert prosecution witness, by saying, “Game theory, however, really applies to games with imperfect knowledge, where something is concealed, such as poker.


Set-up and rules the same as backgammon. Views Read Edit View history.

Major tournaments are held yearly worldwide. Doubles are played twice. The points form a continuous track in the shape of a horseshoeand are numbered from 1 to A list of the differences appears at the bottom of this page. The strength of these programs lies in their neural networks’ weights tables, which are the result of months of training.

Each player starts with two checkers on the opponent’s one-point, five checkers on the opponent’s twelve-point, three checkers on their own eight-point, and five checkers on their own six point.