The board of backgammon can be used in many ways. There's more to play at the backgammon board than the classic backgammon game. There are simple games that you can play and there are games too that are more elaborate ones like Trictrac.
The following are rules for the different games that you can play on a backgammon game:
1. Blast Off This is a simple game specifically designed for children. This game is for beginners who are just learning to move their checkers.
2. Blocking Backgammon This game has easy strategy as compared to other games of backgammon. This game is very popular for children especially the ones in the Middle East, this game is often the first game that children learn to play.
3. Eureika This game is based on pure luck that was taught for children in the Middle East. This lets children learn how to play at a backgammon board.
1. American Acey-Deucey For years this backgammon game has always been a favorite in the United States especially the people in the Merchant Marines, Marine Corps and the Navy. The popularity of Acey-Deucey begun during the First World War
2. European Acey-Deucey The difference between the American and the European Acey-Deucey is that the European Acey-Deucey is played from both sides.
3. Greek Acey-Deucey This game has a unique feature of making a winning player force his or her opponent to hit one of his or her blots.
4. Mexican Backgammon The player is allowed to have five checkers on one point in this game.
Middle Eastern Games
1. Fevga This is a Greek game that can be compared to the game of Narde and Moultezim. This game has no hitting feature and the players go in the same direction on the backgammon board.
2. Gul Bara You can compare this game to Moultezim, one checker has the power to control one point. Yet, in this game of Gul Bara the most powerful is the doubles.
3. Gioul This variant of backgammon originated in Turkey. The popularity of Gioul came from Turkey to the Middle East. The movement and the set up of the game are both the same in Plakoto. This has a single checker on one point that forms the block just like in Moultezim.
4. Moultezim This is a Turkish game that is similar with Fevga. The game has no hitting between players and they move within the same direction on the board.
1. Doublets This is one of the oldest games of luck it started in the twentieth century, but until now in Iceland it is still played by many.
2. Fayles This game has been played mostly in the part of England and Spain that was during the thirteenth until the seventeenth century.
3. Irish Backgammon experts say that the Irish variant is the ancestor of the classic backgammon game. This game started in the sixteenth century where a lot of Europeans played this game.