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Explore for free Backgammon online-one of the most played board games and test your knowledge now!

Read the complete Backgammon rules and start playing with your friends.

Play Backgammon with real opponents and choose your preferred game options. Try advanced tips, learn how to play and prepare yourself against online adversaries. Switch the games easily between the traditional and custom rules.

There are no limits to prove your skills on any device or browser enjoying the full game quality.

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Apart from playing with your friends, you can play Backgammon against computer for free! Our training room allows you to play as many games as you want. Train your skills practicing new strategies, or just play for fun.

We have prepared you free multiplayer games with real opponents. Take your daily bonus and play online with your friends or real adversaries.

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Introduction, basic rules and history

Introduction

Backgammon is the most popular board game for 2 players. The board consists of 24 triangles with alternating colours โ€“ these are called points. The points are separated into four equal groups, known as Home and Outer boards. Every player has 15 checkers in predefined locations on the board and tries to move all of them safely to his home board.

Points that have only one checker on them are called Blots. When an opposing checker lands on a blot, the blot is โ€œhitโ€ and moved to the middle bar of the board. The player that has checkers on the board must return them to play before playing his other checkers.When is not possible to move the turn is ended and the opponent rolls the dice.

By default, every game yields 1 point per win. You can double the yield from the game by offering to โ€œdoubleโ€ before you roll the dice. If your opponent accepts, the yield is doubled, if he declines, the current doubling cube value is assigned to you.
 

Game objective

The main objective of the game is to move all checkers you own to your own home board and then bear them off. The first player to achieve that is declared a winner.

You can read the complete rule set we have implemented on our Backgammon Rules Page.
 

Short History

Backgammon is an ancient board game with a Persian origin. It is probably one of the oldest games in the world that are played and popular nowadays.

The biggest fans of the game affirm that the Backgammon board and its entire design symbolically represents one year. The year contains 12 months (triangles), 30 days per month (checkers), and a week (sum of lowest and highest dice results).

Key Features and Benefits

  • Real-like dice system with as close to real rolls as possible โ€“ no favors, only luck
  • Different Game Mode available โ€“ Classic Backgammon with or without double dice
  • Full Facebook integration โ€“ invite your friends and share gifts
  • Complete cross platform play with friends on any device with one account
  • Free daily bonus, scratch cards, wheel of fortune and friend invites
  • Error proof reconnection โ€“ get back into the game no matter what happens
  • Train with a computer or enjoy with real people online in Beginners, Advanced or Custom rooms
  • Cool animated gifts, abuse-free phrases and emoticon system

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Backgammon top countries

  1. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States
  2. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany
  3. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom
  4. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada
  5. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia
  6. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France
  7. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania
  8. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain
  9. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy
  10. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece

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Community and social advantages

Join our community of passionate players.

We are also actively working to provide professional strategies and concepts sharing them with the community. You can find backgammon tips and tricks on our official blog as well watch informative how to play video.

VIP Backgammon strives to improve with new releases and fresh content! We listen to player feedback and suggestions and always aim to improve the game quality.

Social Benefits

  • Weekly, global and tournament leader-boards
  • Digital gifts โ€“ show your emotions and appreciation
  • Likes, friend invites and private messages. Send private messages and invite people to play
  • Customise your profile โ€“ write a creative status and share your images

For more suggestions, please contact us.

How to play tips

Learn new Backgammon strategies and advices at our Blog.

How To Use The Doubling Cube

How To Use The Doubling Cube

Playing Backgammon for ages and still don’t understand completely how or why to use it? Don’t worry. Just read on.

How to play Backgammon

How to play Backgammon

Check out the classical rules by which VIP Backgammon is played. They are recognized worldwide. Learn all that is to learn about the rules in our blog post.

Frequently asked questions

You can read the full list of frequently asked questions on our FAQ page.

How do I play?

Choose a game room from the lobby, depending on your playstyle. You will be queued in our matchmaking system.
When we find you a worthy opponent, we will send you a game invitation. Leaving games is punishable!

How do I enter the site?

After the site loads, you will be required to enter as a guest, or sign up. Registration can be done in three ways:

  • Login with Facebook: For faster registration, use your Facebook account. Your avatar and username will be transferred automatically, allowing you to change them later. You will have access to the full functionality of the site and you will be able to play with your Facebook friends.
  • Login with Email: Use this method if you signed up with your email address to VIPBackgammon.com. Choose “Login” from the welcome screen. There, use your credentials to login.
  • Enter as guest: Use this method, to visit the site before you register. As a guest, your will have limited access to the site. You get a small amount of starting chips, you can’t play against real players, only with AI partners and opponents. You won’t be included in leaderboards, wonโ€™t be able to purchase items from the store, view user profiles, or socialize with the community.

ยท ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Log in with Google: Use this to log in with your currently active Google account. This will give you full access to the website and allow you to utilize the cross-platform features that VIP Backgammon offers.

What are chips?

Chips are a virtual currency in VIPBackgammon.com. They are used to purchase items from the store, send gifts and join game rooms. Chips can be purchased in our store, using one of the payment methods that our site supports. In addition, they can be earned from games. Every registered user receives free chip bonuses every day.

Read the complete list of frequently asked questions at our Official page with answers.

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