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The objective of a Backgammon game is to move your chips around the Backgammon board and pull those pieces from the game board quicker than your opponent who works harder to attempt the same buthowever they move in the opposing direction. Winning a game in Backgammon requires both tactics and good luck. How far you can shift your pieces is left to the numbers from rolling a pair of dice, and the way you shift your chips are determined by your overall playing strategies. Enthusiasts use different techniques in the differing parts of a game dependent on your positions and opponent’s.

The Running Game Plan

The aim of the Running Game tactic is to lure all your checkers into your inside board and bear them off as fast as you could. This tactic concentrates on the speed of moving your pieces with no time spent to hit or stop your competitor’s chips. The ideal scenario to use this technique is when you think you can move your own pieces quicker than your opposition does: when 1) you have a fewer chips on the game board; 2) all your chips have past your competitor’s chips; or 3) the opponent does not employ the hitting or blocking strategy.

The Blocking Game Plan

The main goal of the blocking plan, by its title, is to stop your opponent’s pieces, temporarily, while not fretting about shifting your pieces quickly. After you’ve established the blockade for the opponent’s movement with a couple of pieces, you can move your other pieces swiftly off the board. The player should also have a clear strategy when to extract and move the checkers that you used for blocking. The game gets intriguing when your opposition utilizes the same blocking strategy.