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The Past of Backgammon – Now and Then
February 25th, 2017 by Claudia

Backgammon is the oldest known game in recorded history. Also known as the "little battle," backgammon began in ancient middle east about five thousand years ago. For all that, Egyptians called backgammon "Senat," which was a similar type of the present game enjoyed at this time. Centuries ago, only people of power, the ruling figures of royalty like Egyptian queens, were allowed to enjoy. The game began to spread worldwide since then. Distinctive Backgammon variants have been developed in numerous states and societies, but the basic rules of those variants appear that of the ancient form . For example, Greece took hold of the game and called it by the title "bac gamen." From there, the English borrowed backgammon in the 1600’s and have remained with it ever since. Backgammon and different old games weren’t ever accepted by a good many clergy. The religious felt that the game was the tool of Satan. This caused clergy to ban and destroy the game. The abolishment and burning did not stop people playing games and enjoying themselves.

Computers make available a new platform for Backgammon. When different video machines are sold everywhere, computer academics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) use Backgammon for doing research, advancing and testing AI theories and algorithms as a consequence of the simplicity of game codes and difficulties of plans.

With the embracing of the Internet, backgammon has evolved to an entirely new level. A lot may not know that web Backgammon is in fact loaded on most of computers running Windows XP/Vista by default under "Games" program group. Internet Backgammon connects tens of thousands of individuals around the globe. Once you join an online game site, you can play Backgammon against a computer, or opposed to an actual player. Gaming sites have been holding Backgammon tournaments consistently. You can play Backgammon for fun, or for money. There are hundreds of thousands of groups devoted to internet backgammon, along with distinctive game software that you can download to gamble against others. Individuals like Backgammon for the certainty that it is easy however, in the end, needs heaps of attention and skill.


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