When you have just one checker back, the decision between keeping the checker back on the 24 or 23 point and advancing it to a higher point in your opponent’s ….
Bar point or 21 point In Part 2, making the bar point was shown to be slightly superior to the 21 point. Does this hold when both players have 2 ….
3 point versus the Bar point Making the bar point usually suggests a priming game plan, whereas making the 3 point leads to more of an attacking and running game ….
The 4 point versus the 20 point In Table 1 of the article 2 in this series, making the 20 point was indicated as usually superior to making the 4 point. In ….
Effects of Split Checkers and Board Points When you to have a choice between making 2 or 3 different points in the early game, it can sometimes appear to be ….
3 point, 21 point and Bar point This post continues from the article on which point a player should make when he has a choice in the early game. The ….
4 point, 5 point, 20 point or bar point Early on in a backgammon game or match, you may frequently have the decision between making 2 or more points. While you may be ….
This is an introductory article to a series of articles on this topic. The whole series (along with other backgammon articles) can be read on the Casino Octopus website. If you ….