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How To Play Backgammon Instructions

White and Red players take turns rolling the dice and moving their checkers around the Board. You must move your checkers into your "Home" area. Once all your checkers are in your Home area you can start removing them ('bearing off') from the Board. Remove all your checkers from the Board before your opponent in order to win the match.

 

backgammon board

 

Be Aware of the Timer! 
Your timer is located in the top-right corner of the game screen. You have 15 seconds to roll the dice and a further 40 seconds to make your moves. This timer will flash and make an audible alert when you are running out of time!

 

Rolling the Dice. 
Click the "Roll Dice" button in the top-left corner of the game window or click the area of the Board where the dice are displayed.

 

Moving Your Checkers. 
Left-click on a checker to move it. Left-click and hold to drag a checker around the Board. You can also right-click on an empty point to auto-cover with two checkers.

 

Offering the Doubling Cube. 
Before you roll the dice you may click on the "Offer Cube" button in the top-left corner of the game window to offer the Doubling Cube to your opponent. If accepted, the winner of the game will receive twice as many points as before. The Cube will now be controlled by your opponent and can only be offered back to you. The Doubling Cube is displayed on the Board closest to the controlling player. If your opponent declines the offered Doubling Cube they forfeit the match.

 

Options Menu. 
Click on the "Options Menu" button during a game to change the settings on the game. These settings are persistent and will not reset after each game. Settings allow you to:-

 

            Click Dice to Finish Turn. Choose this setting to end your turns yourself by clicking on the dice. The default setting is to automatically end your turn on your final move;

             

            Auto-Roll Dice. Select this setting to have the dice rolled for you when it is your turn. Please note you will not be able to offer the doubling cube if this setting is chosen;

             

            Basic Graphics. Choose simple board graphics for easier viewing during extended play sessions; and

             

            Flip Board. Gives you a different viewing perspective on the Board; and

             

            Auto Bear-Off. This setting is "off" by default.

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