The Past of Backgammon – Today and Before
March 28th, 2019 by Claudia

Backgammon is the oldest known game in recorded history. It has been known as the "wee battle," backgammon started in Mesopotamia (now called Iraq) almost five thousand years ago. However, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which was a similar style of the present game played today. Centuries ago, just men and women of power, the ruling figures of aristocracy like Egyptian kings, were permitted to enjoy. The game began to spread worldwide since then. Many different Backgammon variants were created in various regions and civilizations, but the basic regulations of those variants appear those of the antiquated form . For example, The Greeks grabbed a hold of the game and coined the name "bac gamen." From there, the Anglo’s borrowed backgammon in the seventeenth century and have remained with it ever since. Backgammon and other archaic games weren’t ever approved by a lot of churches. The religious believe that the game was the tool of Beelzebub. This caused churches to banish and destroy the game. The ban and burning did not stop many people enjoying games and enjoying themselves.

Technology affords a new platform for Backgammon. When different video games are sold everywhere, computer academics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) use Backgammon for doing research, creating and analyzing AI theories and algorithms as a result of the simplicity of game codes and difficulties of strategies.

With the abounding acceptance of the world wide web, backgammon has advanced to a completely new level. Many might not know that net Backgammon is already installed on most of computers that run Windows XP/Vista by default under "Games" menu option. Online Backgammon connects tens of thousands of people all over the world. Once you join a web game site, you can play Backgammon against a computer, or against a real player. Gambling sites have been holding Backgammon tournaments regularly. You can participate in Backgammon for enjoyment, or for cash. There are all kinds of of clubs devoted to internet backgammon, including distinctive software that you can retrieve to wager against other players. Folks like Backgammon for the reality that it is simple but still requires a lot of alertness and ability.

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