Backgammon Book List

 
 
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Listed below are all the major backgammon books published in the last 150 years. Click on any book title for more information.

1844 Backgammon: Its History and Practice
by George F. Pardon
D. Bogue, London
1858 Backgammon: Its Theory and Practice
by George F. Pardon
C. H. Clarke, London
1862 A Handbook of Draughts, with a Chapter on Backgammon
by George F. Pardon
Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, New York
1866 Marache's Manual of Chess
by N. Marache
Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, New York
1889 Backgammon and Draughts (or Checkers)
by George F. Pardon
Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York
1895 Backgammon
by A. Howard Cady
American Sports Publishing Co.
Draughts & Backgammon
by W. H. Peel
George Bell & Sons, London
1928 Modern Backgammon
by Grosvenor Nicholas
Henry Holt and Company, New York
1930 A Primer on Modern Backgammon
by Ralph A. Bond
Bond Games, Chicago
Beginner's Book of Modern Backgammon
Third Printing (New Revised Edition)
by Ralph A. Bond
Sears Publishing Company, Inc., New York
The New Backgammon
by Elizabeth Clark Boyden
Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York
Winning Backgammon at Sight
by Frank Elmer Bruelheide, Paul R. Freyd
Bruce-Roberts, Inc., Chicago
Modern Backgammon in a Nutshell
by Dr. P.N. Gatsos
J. Poly & Sons, Cleveland
How To Play the New Backgammon
by Lelia Hattersley
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York
Backgammon of Today
by John Longacre
The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia
Vanity Fair's Backgammon to Win
by Georges Mabardi, Clare Boothe Brokaw
Horace Liveright, New York
Winning Backgammon
by Grosvenor Nicholas, C. Wheaton Vaughan
D. Appleton and Company, New York
Backgammon as Played in Hollywood
by Oh Tee
2015: Maurice Barie, Ferndale, MI
Backgammon In 20 Minutes
by Harold Thorne
E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Backgammon Standards
by William H. Walling, William J. Hiss
Simon and Schuster, New York
1931 Backgammon Up To Date
by Bar-Point
Thomas De la Rue & Co. Ltd., London
Taking Some of the Luck Out of Backgammon
by W. D. Eyre
Ramapo Publishing Co., Inc., New York
Comic Backgammon
by George F. Pardon
Barry Vail Corporation, New York
Complete Backgammon
by Walter L. Richard
David McKay Company, Philadelphia
Backgammon Tactics
by Harold Thorne
E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
1932 Swedish Backgammon
by Bernhard M. Beskow
Bittinger Publishing Co., Plymouth, MA
1941 Backgammon
by Millard Hopper
A. S. Barnes and Company, New York
1969 Backgammon
by Prince Alexis Obolensky, Ted James
W. H. Allen, London
1970 The Backgammon Book
by Oswald Jacoby, John R. Crawford
A Studio Book, The Viking Press, New York
1972 Win at Backgammon
by Millard Hopper
Dover Publications, Inc., New York
1973 Backgammon
by Donald Carter
Holloway House Publishing Company, Los Angeles, California
Beginning Backgammon
by Tim Holland
David McKay, New York
The New York Times Book of Backgammon
by James Oswald Jacoby, Mary Zita Jacoby
Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co., New York
Winning Backgammon
by Michael S. Lawrence
Pinnacle Books, New York
Backgammon
by Don Stern
Galahad Books, by arrangement with Drake Publishers Inc., New York City
1974 Backgammon for Blood!
by Bruce Becker
A Sunrise Book, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Backgammon, The Cruelest Game
by Barclay Cooke, Jon Bradshaw
Random House, Inc., New York
Lee Genud's Backgammon Book
by Lee Genud
Price/Stern/Sloan Publishers, Inc., Los Angeles
Backgammon
by Walter Gibson
Castle Books
Backgammon, the Way to Play and Win
by Walter Gibson
Harrow Books, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York
Fell's Guide to Winning Backgammon
by Walter Gibson
Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., New York
Goren's Modern Backgammon Complete
by Charles H. Goren
A Chancellor Hall book published by Doubleday & Company, New York
Backgammon to Win
by Lelia Hattersley
Award Books, New York
Better Backgammon
by Tim Holland
David McKay Company, Inc., New York
Backgammon!
by Prince Djoli (Joli) Kansil
Victoria Publishers, Ltd., Honolulu, Hawaii
Backgammon
by Don Stern
Lexinton Press, London
How Good Are You At Backgammon?
by Nicolaos Tzannes, Vassilios (Basil) Tzannes
Simon and Schuster, New York
1975 Discovering Backgammon
Second edition
by R. C. Bell
1979: Shire Publications Ltd., New York
Backgammon
by W. H. Copeland
EP Publishing Ltd, Yorkshire
The Clermont Book of Backgammon
by David Dor-El
Winchester Press, New York
Backgammon for Profit
by Joe Dwek
Stein and Day Publishers, New York
Harrap's Easy Guide to Backgammon
by James T. Goldsmith
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London
Backgammon The Modern Game
by Terence Reese, Robert Brinig
W. H. Allen & Co. Ltd., London
Play Backgammon
by L. Wilson
Coles Publishing Company, Toronto
1976 Win at Backgammon
by Peter Crandall
Coles Publishing Company Limited, Toronto
Backgammon
by Paul Magriel
Times Books, New York
Phillip Martyn on Backgammon
by Phillip Martyn
Stanley Paul & Co Ltd, London
1977 'Challenger' Backgammon
by Robert Bowden
Sport Centers of America, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
Backgammon
by Robin Clay
Hodder and Stoughton, Dunton Green, Sevenoaks, Kent (England)
Backgammon: Learning to Win
by Lewis Deyong
Barrie & Jenkins, London
Playboy's Book of Backgammon
by Lewis Deyong
Playboy Press, Chicago, Illinois
Backgammon for People Who Hate to Lose
by Tim Holland
David McKay Company, Inc., New York
Underhanded Backgammon
by Arthur Prager
Hawthorn Books, Inc. Publishers, New York, New York
How to Play Backgammon
by Arman Ratip
Spring Books, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, London
Backgammon
by Don Stern
Franklin Watts, Inc., New York
Backgammon Games and Strategies
by Nicolaos Tzannes, Vassilios (Basil) Tzannes
A.S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick
1978 Paradoxes and Probabilities
by Barclay Cooke
Random House, New York
How to Win at Backgammon
by Walter Gibson
Grosset & Dunlap, A Filmways Company, Publishers, New York
The Backgammon Quiz Book
by Prince Djoli (Joli) Kansil
Playboy Press Paperbacks, Chicago, Illinois
An Introduction to Backgammon
by Paul Magriel
Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Company, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Backgammon
by Tim Norfolk
Tutor Press, Toronto
1979 The Seven Popular Games of Backgammon
by Nicholas Frantzis
Exposition Press, Inc., Hicksville, NY
1980 Alpha Backgammon
by Baron Vernon Ball
William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York
Championship Backgammon
by Barclay Cooke, René Orléan
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Dynamic Cube Strategy
by Gaby Horowitz, Bruce Roman
Advanced Backgammon Enterprises, Beverly Hills, CA
Vision Laughs at Counting, Volume 1
by Danny Kleinman
1996: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Vision Laughs at Counting, Volume 2
by Danny Kleinman
1996: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Competitive Backgammon, Volume 1
by Mike Labins, Lloyd Jerauld
Competitive Backgammon Publications, Syracuse, New York
Competitive Backgammon, Volume 2
by Mike Labins, Marty Storer, Bill Tallmadge
Competitive Backgammon Publications, Syracuse, New York
How To Play Backgammon
by Susan Perry
Creative Paperbacks, Inc., Mankato, Minnesota
1981 Barr On Backgammon
by Ted Barr
The Writing Works, Division of Morse Press, Inc., Seattle, WA
Backgammon with the Champions, Volume 1
by Kent Goulding
KG Publications, Kensington, MD
Backgammon Master Games
by Bill Kennedy, Chuck Papazian
Shima Publishing, Inc., Palo Alto, California
Meanwhile, Back at the Chouette
by Danny Kleinman
1996: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Wonderful World of Backgammon
by Danny Kleinman
1996: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Hoyle on Backgammon
by Robert Norton
2000: Parsimony Press Limited, West Huntspill, Somerset (England)
1982 Backgammon
by Michelin Chabot
Michelin Chabot, Montreal, Quebec
Backgammon with the Champions, Volume 2
by Kent Goulding
KG Publications, Kensington, MD
Double-Sixes from the Bar
by Danny Kleinman
1999: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Lee Genud Vs Joe Dwek
by Bill Robertie
William Robertie, Arlington, MA
The Doubling Cube in Backgammon, Volume 1
by Jeff Ward
Aquarian Enterprises, San Diego, California
Winning Is More Fun
by Jeff Ward
Aquarian Enterprises, San Diego, California
1983 Backgammon
by Michelin Chabot
Michelin Chabot, Montreal, Quebec
How Can I Keep From Dancing
by Danny Kleinman
1999: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Is There Life After Backgammon?
by Danny Kleinman
1997: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
1984 The Dice Conquer All
by Danny Kleinman
1999: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Begin Backgammon
by J. du. C. Vere Molyneux
1997: Elliot Right Way Books, Lower Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey (U.K.)
Advanced Backgammon
by Bill Robertie
William Robertie, Arlinton, MA
1985 How Little We Know About Backgammon
by Danny Kleinman
2001: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
1986 The Other Side of Midnight
by Danny Kleinman
2002: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
1987 Reno 1986
by Bill Robertie
William Robertie, Arlington, MA
1989 World Class Backgammon Move by Move
by Roy Friedman
Roy Friedman, Lexington, MA
1990 The Backgammon Handbook
by Enno Heyken, Martin B. Fischer
Crowood Press, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire (England)
1991 But Only the Hogs Win Backgammons
by Danny Kleinman
2002: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1
Second Edition
by Bill Robertie
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Advanced Backgammon, Volume 2
Second Edition
by Bill Robertie
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
1992 Backgammon in a Week
by Robin Clay
Headway, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, Dunton Green, Sevenoaks, Kent
1993 Fascinating Backgammon
by Antonio Ortega
Editorama, San José, Costa Rica
Backgammon for Winners
by Bill Robertie
Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Learning from the Machine
by Bill Robertie
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
In the Game Until the End
by Robert Wachtel
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
How to Play Tournament Backgammon
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
1994 A Backgammon Book for Gabriel
by Danny Kleinman
2003: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Backgammon: Costa Rica 1993
by Antonio Ortega, Max Esquivel, Mario Madrigal, Neil Kazaross
Grupo Deyesa, S.A., San José, Costa Rica
Joe Sylvester versus Nack Ballard
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Mika Lidov versus Hal Heinrich
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Philip Marmorstein versus Michael Greiner
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
1995 Long Road to Gammon
by Danny Kleinman
2003: Larry Strommen, Los Angeles, CA
Double ... now?
by James Lortz
Vantage Press, New York
Backgammon for Winners
Second Edition
by Bill Robertie
Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
1996 Backgammon Winning Strategies
by Robin Clay
Pan Books, London
Backgammon
by Suzanne Goldberg, Robert Hamilton
Gamescape Publications, San Francisco
Can a Fish Taste Twice as Good?
by Jake Jacobs, Walter Trice
ToBak Press, Chicago
Backgammon: Costa Rica 1994
by Antonio Ortega, Mario Madrigal, Danny Kleinman
Editorama, San Jose, Costa Rica
The Amazing Book of Backgammon
by Jon Tremaine
Tiger Books International plc., London
New Ideas In Backgammon
by Kit Woolsey, Hal Heinrich
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
1997 Backgammon: Winning With The Doubling Cube
by Peter Bell
The Gammon Press, Arlinton, MA
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Four-Point
by Jake Jacobs
ToBak Press, Chicago
Cubes and Gammons Near the End of a Match
by Antonio Ortega, Danny Kleinman
Editorama, San Jose, Costa Rica
Backgammon for Serious Players
by Bill Robertie
Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
1998 Backgammon, An Independent View
by Chris Bray
Electra Publishing, Cheddar, Somerset
Winning Backgammon
by John Leet
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York
1999 Backgammon for Kids
by Lizann Flatt, Kelvin F.R. Smith
Sumerville House, USA, New York, NY
100 Backgammon Puzzles
by Paul Lamford
The Lyons Press, New York
Jerry Grandell: His most important matches
by Antonio Ortega, Danny Kleinman
Editorama, S.A., San Jose, Costa Rica
2000 501 Essential Backgammon Problems
by Bill Robertie
Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon: Master Versus Amateur, Volume 1
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
2001 Classic Backgammon Revisited
by Jeremy Paul Bagai
Flaming Sparrow Press, Portland, Oregon
Starting Out In Backgammon
by Paul Lamford
Everyman Publishers plc, London
Backgammon With the Giants: Neil Kazaross
by Antonio Ortega, Danny Kleinman
Editorama, S.A., San Jose, Costa Rica
Modern Backgammon
by Bill Robertie
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
How Good Are You At Backgammon?
An abridged edition of their 1974 book.
by Nicolaos Tzannes, Vassilios (Basil) Tzannes
Writers Club Press, an imprint of iUniverse.com, Inc., San Jose
Boards, Blots and Double Shots
by Norm Wiggins
Norm Wiggins
2002 What Colour is the Wind?
by Chris Bray
Chris Bray, London
Improve Your Backgammon
by Paul Lamford, Simon Gasquoine
Everyman Publishers plc, London
Beginning Backgammon
by J. du. C. Vere Molyneux
Lyons Press, New York
Backgammon for Winners
Third Edition
by Bill Robertie
Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon
by G.I.A. Titley
A & C Black (Publishers) Ltd, London
The Backgammon Encyclopedia, Volume 1
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
2003 Backgammon World Championship Monte Carlo 2002
by Jes Bondo
The Danish Backgammon Federation, Copenhagen
Backgammon for Serious Players
Second Edition
by Bill Robertie
Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Understanding Backgammon
by Kit Woolsey, Tami Jones
The Gammon Press, Arlinton, MA
2004 Backgammon's Best Opening Plays & Best Replies for Money and Match
by Bart Brooks
BB Backgammon Press, Henderson NV
Backgammon
by Paul Magriel, Renée Magriel Roberts
Clock & Ross Press, Harwich Port, Cape Cod
Backgammon Boot Camp
by Walter Trice
The Fortuitous Press, San Francisco
2005 The Mathematical Theory Behind Backgammon
by Ali Khayat
Author House, Bloomington, Indiana
Backgammon Praxis, Volume 1
by Marty Storer
Fortuitous Press, San Francisco
Backgammon Praxis, Volume 2
by Marty Storer
Fortuitous Press, San Francisco
2006 Teach Yourself Backgammon
by Michael Crane
Hodder Education, London
2007 Backgammon Openings
by Nack Ballard, Paul Weaver
The Backgammon Press, Richmond, California
52 Great Backgammon Tips
by Patti Beadles, Kit Woolsey
Batsford, London
Backgammon for Blood
by Chris Bray
Skyhorse, New York, New York
Backgammon to Win
by Chris Bray
New Holland Publishers, London
Second Wind
by Chris Bray
Chris Bray (Lulu), London
Backgammon Match Dilemmas
by Bart Brooks, Ray Fogerlund
BB Backgammon Press, Blaine, WA
Backgammon Problems
by Mike Corbett
Llumina Press, Coral Springs, Florida
Fair Backgammon Tournament Rules
by Jakob Garal
Jakob Garal, Aachen, Germany
2008 Backgammon for Dummies
by Chris Bray
John Wiley & Sons, London
The Little Book of Backgammon Tips
by Chris Jones
Absolute Press, Bath, England
Backgammon Live in London
by Sean Williams
Sean Williams (Lulu), London
2010 Wind Assisted
by Chris Bray
Chris Bray (Lulu), London
Chouette and More
by Mary Hickey
Mary Hickey, Kirkersville, Ohio
Maximum Backgammon Improvement in Minimum Time
by Carl James
BCD Advisors, Princeton, New Jersey
2011 What's Your Game Plan?
by Mary Hickey, Marty Storer
GammonGo Publishing, Columbus, Ohio
2012 Everyday Errors in Checker Play
by Baron Gossett Euler
Baron Gossett Euler, Internet
Backgammon Funfair
by Raymond Kershaw
Rake Publishing, London England
Experts Guide to Winning Backgammon
by Edward Rosenblum
Essential Backgammon, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2013 Playing Doublets
by Ongun Alsaç, Güray Alsaç
, Charleston, SC
The Wind of Change
by Chris Bray
Chris Bray (Lulu), London
Backgammon Cube Action 1000, Volume 1
by Ryuichi Shiina
More Culture, Tokyo
Backgammon Cube Action 1000, Volume 2
by Ryuichi Shiina
More Culture, Tokyo
Backgammon Cube Action 1000, Volume 3
by Ryuichi Shiina
More Culture, Tokyo
Priority Thinking
by Clyde Wolpe, Grant Hoffman
Self-published (Smashwords)
2014 In the Game Until the End, Volume 2
by Robert Wachtel
United States Backgammon Federation
2015 Backgammon for Losers
by Simon Hill
Couper Street Books
Backgammon
by Marc Brockmann Olsen
Conquering Backgammon
by Ed Rosenblum
Essential Backgammon, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2017 Backgammon: Pure Strategy
by Marc Brockmann Olsen
The Backgammon Encyclopedia, Volume 2
by Kit Woolsey
The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA

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