Famous Backgammon Books

Do you want to know what most backgammon players are reading to find out more about backgammon? Then, read on because this is a list of the most famous backgammon books that were published in the market.

Classic Backgammon Revisited

Ever wonder why this was called as such? The title signifies the main aim of the book, and that is to revisit some of old vital reading materials that were written about the subject of backgammon. A lot of the books mentioned in this one are famous among backgammon players, and that is the main reason why the authors chose to review them in the first place. He wanted to reeducate players about the world of backgammon, and the misconceptions that grew along the way.

To further illustrate his points to players who would read this book, the author made use of sample backgammon problems. Each sample backgammon problem was given an equivalent drawing to make the explanation a lot easier. The way by which the author explained his perspectives on each sample problem is eloquent, fit for the more advanced backgammon players. Beginners would find it harder to fully grasp some concepts.

Because of the style of this book, many experts on backgammon recommend this to more experienced backgammon players out there. However, some players fervently hope that another version of this book will be released, one that is designed for beginners.

Alpha Backgammon

Unlike the Classic Backgammon Revisited, this one is written in a simpler language. Thus, players who are just starting to learn the basics of backgammon will appreciate this better. This book makes use of drawings to help the author in explaining backgammon techniques to enthusiasts. The drawings were vital because without them, it would be far more difficult to understand fully what was being said.

A good thing about this book is that it is partitioned in such a way that next one is for more advanced skills than the last one. It simply creates the illusion of guiding the backgammon players step by step.

It is also worth noting that this is one of the most controversial books on backgammon ever made. Why? It is because it talks about a sensitive issue in backgammon, and that is controlling of the dice through ESP. According to this book, this trick has been used so many times by a world-renowned backgammon player, and helped him win a lot of backgammon games. Obviously, a lot of players would want to acquire such abilities, which is also a reason why this book is such a hit.

Backgammon players all around the world would definitely tell you that whether you're in it for the backgammon lessons, or the mind trick, this book is worth your money.