## BACKGAMMON

### Backgammon

Backgammon is one of the oldest board games for two players. The playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice, and a player wins by removing all of his pieces from the board before his opponent. There are many variants of backgammon, most of which share common traits. Backgammon is a member of the tables family, one of the oldest classes of board games in the world.

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### backgammon

#### Noun

1. A board game for two players in which each has 15 stones which move between 24 triangular points according to the roll of a pair of dice; the object is to move all of one's pieces around, and bear them off the board.
2. A victory in the game when the loser has not borne off a stone, and still has one or more stones in the winner's inner home row or on the bar.

#### Verb

1. To win at a backgammon game with the opponent having one or more pieces in the winner’s inner home row or on the bar.

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