Backgammon is the oldest game in recorded history. Also known as the "little war," backgammon appeared in ancient Iraq about 5 millennia ago. For all that, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which is a similar form of the current game enjoyed right now. Centuries ago, only people in power, the prevailing figures of aristocracy like Egyptian pharaohs, were permitted to enjoy. The game started to grow worldwide over time. Various Backgammon versions were created in various regions and societies, but the general rules of those versions look like those of the ancient form . For instance, Greece took hold of the game and coined the title "bac gamen." From there, the English borrowed backgammon in the 1600’s and have continued to play it ever since. Backgammon and competing antiquated games weren’t ever approved by most clergy. The clergy believe that the game was the tool of Beelzebub. This caused clergy to banish and burn the game. The ban and burning did not stop folks wagering on games and being entertained.

Technology makes available an additional arena for Backgammon. When different video machines are for sale all over the place, computer scientists in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for researching, creating and analyzing AI theories and algorithms because of the ease of game regulations and difficulties of schemes.

With the wide use of the net, backgammon has flourished to a completely new level. A good many might not realize that online Backgammon is almost certainly installed on most of PCs running Windows XP/Vista by default in "Games" program group. Online Backgammon hooks up thousands of individuals all over the world. As soon as you join a web game website, you can enjoy Backgammon against a computer, or against a real person. Gaming sites have been holding Backgammon tournaments frequently. You will be able to enjoy Backgammon for enjoyment, or for cash. There are tens of thousands of groups dedicated to online backgammon, including exclusive software that you can get to wager with others. People enjoy Backgammon for the fact that it’s a snap but still needs a lot of attention and ability.