Terms that Start with “S” Letter
There are - 79 - terms.
Safety a Checker
Cover a blot or move it out of range of being hit.
To conceal or misrepresent your true ability.
To enter a tournament division below your skill level.
Save a Number
To leave a position in which a particular number will play comfortably next turn so you will not be forced you to destroy your position if you roll that number. Typically, you save a number to avoid having to leave a shot or break a valuable point. Compare: Kill a Number.
To escape all of your checkers from the opponent's home board before he is able to bear off all of his own checkers, and thereby avoid losing a backgammon (2).
See: Random Seed.
A competitor in a tournament whose position in the draw is predetermined to ensure that he will not meet other seeded players in the early rounds of an elimination event. See this thread.