Backgammon is the oldest game in recorded history. It has been known as the "wee battle," backgammon appeared in Mesopotamia (now called Iraq) almost 5 millennia ago. For all that, Egyptians called backgammon "Senat," which was a similar style of the present game played at this time. Centuries ago, only men and women of influence, the prevailing figures of royalty like Egyptian kings, were able to enjoy. The game began to spread worldwide since then. Many different Backgammon versions were created in various nations and civilizations, but the main protocols of those variants are similar to that of the antiquated form . For example, The Greeks took hold of the game and called it by the title "bac gamen." From there, the English adopted backgammon in the seventeenth century and have continued to play it ever since. Backgammon and competing antiquated games were never acknowledged by a number of clergy. The religious believe that the game was the tool of Satan. This led clergy to boycott and destroy the game. The ban and burning did not stop people taking part in games and being entertained.

Computers give a new platform for Backgammon. When various video games are for sale all-over the place, computer academics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for assessing, advancing and testing AI ideas and algorithms as a consequence of the simplicity of game policies and complexity of techniques.

With the wide use of the Internet, backgammon has developed to a distinctly new level. A good many may not be aware that online Backgammon is almost certainly loaded on most of computers running Windows XP/Vista by default in "Games" program group. Internet Backgammon connects hundreds of thousands of gamblers throughout the planet. As soon as you join an online game website, you can play Backgammon against a computer, or with a real person. Gaming webpages have been hosting Backgammon tournaments frequently. You will be able to participate in Backgammon for enjoyment, or for money. There are thousands of clubs devoted to web backgammon, including certain game software that you can get to gamble with others. Men and women love Backgammon for the reality that it is a snap yet still needs an abundance of alertness and expertise.