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Advanced Backgammon: Vol. 1, Positional Play [Bill Robertie] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1 has 12 ratings and 0 reviews: Published March 28th by Gammon Pr, pages, Paperback. I have just finished reading both volumes of Advanced Backgammon by Bill Robertie. What a great read! Please, be aware I have no financial.

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Find Threads Started by atrifix. Robertie’s commentary appears to be identical to the first edition. The graphics are only so-so.

Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1 : Positional Play

Bill Robertie is the only two-time winner of the Monte Carlo World Championships, and has on numerous occasions been the number-one rated player in the world. Discussion of anything related to backgammon: I am a solid intermediate, returning to backgammon after a twenty-year layoff.

My perspective on the game would have been a lot different if I hadn’t read it. Still sounds about right. I have read Magriel’s Backgammon several times and understood the concepts and my game improved much.

Passepartout rated it it was amazing Jun 16, That was 3 years ago when I didn’t have the first clue as to how to move the checkers and couldn’t remember what the doubling cube meant. Find More Posts by atrifix.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Di marked it as to-read Sep 23, In fact, I read them twice, cover to cover, and I’ve acvanced started again at the beginning. William Robertie, Arlington, MA. Joe Dwek and Reno Zvr added it Mar 26, The Middle Robretie 5. How does the 2nd edition of Advanced BG fare vis-a-vis the modern style?


From to he was the backgammon columnist for the Boston Globe.

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In particular, no advnaced to this day has been remotely so ambitious in the analysis of cube actions. I have not read the original, so I can only pass on what I’ve read by others. Originally Posted by Robertie What is a completist? Thanks for these recommendations.

Marcozarco rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Binding is just glue; no sewn pages here. Steve added it Jun 14, Arvid Broddefalk rated it really liked it Oct 21, He is the editor of the bimonthly magazine, Inside Backgammon. Some of Robertie’s problems take bakcgammon to solve but in FIBS people start swearing at you if you take 20 seconds. Even now, nearly a decade into the computer era, no other book is like it.

The second edition is a major upgrade, having added something close to new problems in addition to the original I’ll never know, I guess, but I can’t imagine having not read it. To see what your friends thought of this book, backagmmon sign up. Positional Backgammoon by Bill Robertie. Marc Olsen rated it liked it Mar 24, Send a private message to Tuee.


Prime Games, and Back Games. William rated it really liked it Dec 21, In particular, no one to this day has been remotely so ambitious in the analysis of cube actions. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Does any one know of an errata for these books? The book explores four key ideas that tie together a lot of otherwise puzzling positions.

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Advanced Backgammon Vol. 1 : Positional Play by Bill Robertie (1993, Paperback)

Lots of interesting positions and good for improving your cube handling. Open Preview See a Problem? Backgammon Forum backyammon by Bill Robertie. Instead of bullets, the texts use a period at the start of a “bulleted” item.

Was it updated from the first printing? Want to Read saving…. Advanced Backgammon is the second edition of the classic work originally published in Please, be aware I have no financial stake in Robertie’s work. The original problems seem to be unchanged. Just do whatever you think is improving your game.


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