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Advanced Backgammon Positional Play. Some of Robertie’s problems take minutes to solve but in FIBS people start swearing at you if you take 20 seconds.

Daniel rated it really liked it May 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. Madison added it May 25, The original backgamjon seem to be unchanged. I’m not his brother, cousin, or even a dreaded in-law. Originally Posted by djk Find More Posts by insidebackgammon.

How does the 2nd edition of Advanced BG fare vis-a-vis the modern style? Originally Posted by Tuee Good to know Send a private message to Robertie. For me, it was well worth it. I’m definitely buying Modern BG next then, since the majority of my checkerplay blunders these days are precisely these situations, where the bot GNU in my case makes a subtle play that I just don’t understand Obviously since a lot backgajmon the theory hackgammon changed, many of the answers which are built from the theory have changed.


Advanced Backgammon, by Bill Robertie

Reno Bill Robertie It’s all you can do, anyway. In fact, I read them twice, cover to cover, and I’ve just started again at the beginning. Marc Olsen rated it liked it Mar 24, Of course I owe the vast majority of that to playing against GNU; but Advanced Backgammon was one of the key works that shaped my thinking.

Originally Posted by Robertie What is a completist? I don’t think any book is really necessary these days. Find More Posts by Tuee. Originally Posted by Robertie. Today I wouldn’t consider myself a dog to anyone in the world; Nack, Sander, whomever.

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Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1 : Positional Play

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Passepartout rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Even now, nearly backfammon decade into the computer era, no other book is like it. Zvr added it Mar 26, In particular, no one to this day has been remotely so ambitious in the analysis of cube actions. Open Preview Backgammoon a Problem? Philip Kromer rated it it was ok Jul 29, Zach marked it as to-read Apr 18, Modern Backgammon Bill Robertie Originally Posted by Robertie ‘Modern BG’ was written later, inand it addressed the problem that a lot of us were discovering after we’d played with Snowie for a few years.


Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1: I have a library of close to 50 backgammon books I purchased in the early eighties. Several problems show only fourteen white checkers, and in one, ibll thirteen.

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Find More Posts by djk Arvid Broddefalk rated it really liked it Oct 21, A systems analyst by profession, he lives in Arlington, Massachusetts. But Advanced Backgammon seems to advancfd too difficult for me.

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