Novice Videos

 

Backgammon is WAR by Julius High

Julius High — member of the USBGF Board of Directors, outstanding player, and all around nice guy — presents an enlightening and entertaining seminar on “Backgammon is War”. ‘Commander’ High uses military terminology and strategies to define, illustrate, and emphasize fundamental backgammon principles. The presentation will intrigue children, instruct less experienced players, and provide all players concepts for consideration in an enjoyable context. Please share the video with all.
 

Backgammon is WAR by Julius High

 


 

How to Record and Stream a Live Match

Ben Friesen teaches us how to record and stream a live backgammon match. In addition, he also lists all equipment and software necessary for a professional broadcast.
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How to Record and Stream a Live Match
 


 

How to Set and Use a ZMF-II Game Clock

Ross Gordon of the Connecticut Backgammon Club shows us all we need to know to learn to set and use a ZMF-II game clock.
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How to Set and Use a ZMF-II Game Clock
 


 

How to Set and Use an Excalibur Game Time II Clock

Ross Gordon of the Connecticut Backgammon Club shows us all we need to know to learn to set and use an Excalibur Game Time II clock.
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How to set and Use an Excalibur Game Time II Clock
 


 

Backgammon Beginners Video Series

  1. Introduction and the Board

  2. The Rest of the Kit

  3. Basic Moves

  4. The Opening Roll

  5. Rolling Doubles

  6. Blocking and Primes

  7. Hitting and Re-entering

  8. Dancing

  9. Bearoff Basics

  10. Playing Through a Bearoff

  11. Gammons and Backgammons

  12. The Pip Count

  13. The Doubling Cube

  14. The Doubling Window

  15. The Crawford Rule

  16. Software Recommendations