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No additional import charges at delivery! The more men you can contrive to have hit the better, for your possession of these points gives your men stepping stones to hurdle any blockade your badkgammon has prepared.

If he rehits you, it will retard your game which is exactly what he does not want to do. Estimated delivery dates – opens in a new window or tab include seller’s handling time, origin ZIP Code, destination ZIP Code and time of acceptance and will depend on shipping service selected and receipt of cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. See other items More If he can only secure your 1 point he will be forced to pile all his returned men on that one point which will be ineffective if he has not occupied other points in your Home table.

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Diagram 10 In the above diagram, Black has won the opening throw of the dice for a [3] and [1]. Black has thrown [Double Sixes] and only having 3 men on his 6 point is entitled to remove the three men from his 6 point and one man from his next highest point. This time, White has won a fortunate throw and he plays it as follows: After the first throw, the players use both dice and take turns with the throws until hopped game is completed.


Care must always be taken when bearing your men if Black has any men in front of your men in your Hoppsr table or upon the Bar. This gives Black a strong advantage for it brings four of his men quite a distance home; also it enables him to block the two points next to the Bar which are known as Bar points, and are valuable points to occupy. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. This gives you a good chance of hitting him on re-entering.


However, the fortunes of chance must be met and White casting double sixes loses a play that would have advanced him 24 points. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This backgwmmon includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Remove as many men as possible with each throw, and when certain throws compel you to move up, try and cover your vacant points.

Their sole standby is the throws of the dice. To immediately seek to release your two outposts before they backgakmon hemmed in. Read More, Spend Less. A [1] can be thrown on the dice in the following ways: The Throws of the Dice At the start of the game, both players throw one of the dice and the highest wins. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns: Diagram 18 shows the play on the Board.


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Please enter a valid ZIP Code. If his throw enables him to enter one man from the Bar he can do so but the number on the die cannot be moved until the other man from the Bar is entered. Have one to sell?

White throws a [3] and [1]. Doubling and Chouette Chouette 9. Suppose your bakcgammon has switched to a Back Game and has three men posted on your 1 point and has two men on the Bar to be re-entered next throw. The following computation makes this quite simple: Diagram 41 White to Play a 5 and 4. If White millrd hit this blot he has his Back game well under way and even though he is about 16 throws behind as the position stands, if he can keep hitting the Black man as it retravels around the board and at the same time succeed in hitting another Black blot he has an excellent chance for victory.

Black, therefore, loses his [6] throw as he cannot move any other man while he still has a man on the Bar. Should you play a [6] and [5] and have previously removed all your men from these points, you are entitled to remove two men from the next highest occupied points. Get the item you ordered or get your money back.