Backgammon is the oldest known game in history. Also known as the "little war," backgammon began in ancient middle east over five thousand years ago. For all that, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which was a similar type of the current game played at this time. Centuries ago, only people in influence, the prevailing figures of aristocracy like Egyptian kings, were permitted to play. The game began to spread around the globe in time. Distinctive Backgammon variants were created in many states and societies, but the main regulations of those variations appear that of the ancient form . For example, Greece took hold of the game and called it by the title "bac gamen." From there, the English started playing backgammon in the 1600’s and have continued to play it ever since. Backgammon and different antiquated games were not ever accepted by a number of faiths. The clergy believe that the game was the work of the Devil. This led churches to abolish and destroy the game. The banishment and burning did not stop people wagering on games and enjoying themselves.

Technology affords an additional platform for Backgammon. When assorted video machines are for sale everywhere, computer intellectuals in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for doing research, developing and analyzing AI ideas and algorithms as a consequence of the ease of game principles and difficulties of techniques.

With the abounding acceptance of the world wide web, backgammon has grown to a completely new level. A good many might not know that online Backgammon is already loaded on most of computers that run MS Windows operating systems by default in "Games" menu option. Web Backgammon hooks up thousands of people all over the globe. Once you signed up on a net game internet site, you can enjoy Backgammon against a computer, or opposed to an actual player. Gaming websites have been hosting Backgammon tournaments frequently. You will be able to play Backgammon for fun, or for money. There are thousands of groups devoted to internet backgammon, as well as special game software that you can retrieve to bet opposed to other players. Players like Backgammon for the certainty that it is a snap but still calls for an abundance of alertness and expertise.