• The Background of Backgammon – Now and Then

    Backgammon is the oldest game in history. Also known as the "wee war," backgammon started in Mesopotamia (now called Iraq) over 5 millennia ago. For all that, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which was a close form of the present game enjoyed right now. Centuries ago, only men and women in influence, the prevailing figures of aristocracy like Egyptian kings, were permitted to enjoy. The game began to spread around the globe since then. Many different Backgammon variants have been created in numerous states and cultures, but the basic rules of those variants appear that of the antiquated form . For instance, Greece grabbed a hold of the game and called it by the title "bac gamen." From there, the Anglo’s adopted backgammon in the 17th century and have stuck with it ever since. Backgammon and other archaic games weren’t ever welcomed by many faiths. The churches believe that the game was the work of Beelzebub. This led clergy to blacklist and destroy the game. The blacklisting and burning did not prevent individuals betting on games and being entertained.

    Technology offers an additional platform for Backgammon. When different video games are sold all over the place, computer scientists in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for assessing, developing and analyzing AI theories and formulas because of the simplicity of game rules and difficulties of techniques.

    With the embracing of the web, backgammon has developed to a totally new level. A few might not realize that net Backgammon is already loaded on most of home computers that run Windows XP/Vista by default in "Games" program group. Net Backgammon connects thousands of gamblers around the globe. Once you signed up on a net game internet site, you can play Backgammon against a computer, or opposed to a real player. Betting webpages have been holding Backgammon tournaments regularly. You will be able to enjoy it for enjoyment, or for money. There are thousands of associations dedicated to net backgammon, including certain software that you can get to gamble with others. Gamblers enjoy Backgammon for the reality that it’s a snap yet in the end, depends upon a lot of attention and skill.

     April 24th, 2016  Lee   No comments

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