Backgammon Glossary


The most complete glossary of backgammon terms

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An early type of plastic, used in the 1920's and 1930's for the creation of backgammon playing pieces. Many people prefer the look and feel of bakelite to newer materials. See post by Albert Steg.

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Blot-Hitting Contest

An exchange of loose hits in which both players try to gain a key point.

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