• American Backgammon Hall of Fame

Walter Trice

Inducted in 2015
From Boston, Massachusetts

Backgammon’s preeminent mathematical theorist, Walter Trice is known for development of the Effective Pip Count and his best-selling book, Backgammon Boot Camp.


  • Voted to the 32 Giants of Backgammon five times.
  • The #14 all-time leader on the American Backgammon Tour in career points, tied for #6 all-time with 6 career ABT-event tournament victories including the Las Vegas Open in November 2004.
  • Author of Backgammon Boot Camp (2004) and Can a Fish Taste Twice as Good? (1996) with Jake Jacobs.