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100 Backgammon Puzzles
A Champion's Guide to Testing Your Skills
and Improving Your Game
Paul Lamford
1999: The Lyons Press, New York
501 Essential Backgammon Problems
Bill Robertie
2000: Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Advanced Backgammon
Bill Robertie
1984: William Robertie, Arlinton, MA
Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1
Positional Play
Second Edition
Bill Robertie
1991: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Advanced Backgammon, Volume 2
Technical Play
Second Edition
Bill Robertie
1991: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Alpha Backgammon
With an Exclusive Section on
How to Win Through Silva Mind Control
Baron Vernon Ball
1980: William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York
An Introduction to Backgammon
A Step-by-Step Guide
Paul Magriel
1978: Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Company, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Backgammon
How to Play and Win
Donald Carter
1973: Holloway House Publishing Company, Los Angeles, California
Backgammon
[Teach Yourself Books]
Robin Clay
1977: Hodder and Stoughton, Dunton Green, Sevenoaks, Kent (England)
Backgammon
[Teach Yourself]
Robin Clay
1977 (1992): Hodder Headline Plc, London
Backgammon
[Know the Game]
W. H. Copeland
1975: EP Publishing Ltd, Yorkshire
Backgammon
Walter Gibson
1974: Castle Books
Backgammon
[Rules of the Game]
Suzanne Goldberg
Robert Hamilton

1996: Gamescape Publications, San Francisco
Backgammon
Millard Hopper
1941: A. S. Barnes and Company, New York
Backgammon
Paul Magriel
1976: Times Books, New York
Backgammon
Paul Magriel
1997: X-22 Publishing, New York
Backgammon
Rules, Strategy, Winning Play
Tim Norfolk
1978: Tutor Press, Toronto
Backgammon
The Action Game
Prince Alexis Obolensky
Ted James

1969: W. H. Allen, London
Backgammon
The Action Game
Prince Alexis Obolensky
Ted James

1969: Collier Books, A Division of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York
Backgammon
A First Book
Don Stern
1977: Franklin Watts, Inc., New York
Backgammon
How to Play, Gamble and Win
Don Stern
1974: Lexinton Press, London
Backgammon
The Quick Course To Winning Play
Don Stern
1973: Galahad Books, by arrangement with Drake Publishers Inc., New York City
Backgammon
Know the Game
G.I.A. Titley
2002: A & C Black (Publishers) Ltd, London
Backgammon Games and Strategies
Nicolaos Tzannes
Basil Tzannes

1977: A.S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick
Backgammon Master Games
Bill Kennedy
Chuck Papazian

1981: Shima Publishing, Inc., Palo Alto, California
Backgammon Standards
How to Win at Backgammon
William H. Walling
William J. Hiss

1930: Simon and Schuster, New York
Backgammon Tactics
Containing 50 backgammon problems with answers, a complete back game fully explained, authorized laws for 1931
Harold Thorne
1931: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Backgammon The Modern Game
Terence Reese
Robert Brinig

1975: W. H. Allen & Co. Ltd., London
Backgammon The Modern Game
Terence Reese
Robert Brinig

1977: Cornerstone Library, New York
Backgammon Winning Strategies
Robin Clay
1996: Pan Books, London
Backgammon With the Giants: Neil Kazaross
Antonio Ortega
Danny Kleinman

2001: Editorama, S.A., San Jose, Costa Rica
Backgammon and Draughts or "Checkers"
Comprising G. F. Pardon's complete work and many valuable parts of Andrew Anderson's "Checkers."
George F. Pardon
1889: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York
Backgammon for Blood!
Bruce Becker
1974: A Sunrise Book, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Backgammon for Blood!
Bruce Becker
1974: Avon Books, A division of The Hearst Corporation, New York, New York
Backgammon for Kids
Everything You Need to Learn and Play
Lizann Flatt
Kelvin F.R. Smith

1999: Sumerville House, USA, New York, NY
Backgammon for People Who Hate to Lose
The Psychology of Playing a Winning Game
Tim Holland
1977: David McKay Company, Inc., New York
Backgammon for Profit
Joe Dwek
1975: Stein and Day Publishers, New York
Backgammon for Profit
Joe Dwek
1976: A Scarborough Book, Stein and Day Publishers, New York
Backgammon for Serious Players
Tips from the World's Best Player
Bill Robertie
1997: Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon for Serious Players
Strategies from a World Champion
Second Edition
Bill Robertie
2003: Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon for Winners
Bill Robertie
1993: Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon for Winners
Second Edition
Bill Robertie
1995: Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon for Winners
Third Edition
Bill Robertie
2002: Cardoza Publishing, New York, NY
Backgammon in a Week
Robin Clay
1992: Headway, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, Dunton Green, Sevenoaks, Kent
Backgammon of Today
With the Rules of the Present-Day Game
John Longacre
1930: The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia
Backgammon of Today
John Longacre
1973: Bell Publishing Company, New York
Backgammon to Win
Lelia Hattersley
1974: Award Books, New York
Backgammon, An Independent View
Chris Bray
1998: Electra Publishing, Cheddar, Somerset
Backgammon, The Cruelest Game
The Art of Winning
Barclay Cooke
Jon Bradshaw

1974: Random House, Inc., New York
Backgammon, The Cruelest Game
The Art of Winning
Barclay Cooke
Jon Bradshaw

1974: Random House, Inc., New York
Backgammon, the Way to Play and Win
Walter Gibson
1974: Harrow Books, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York
Backgammon: Master versus Amateur, Volume 1
Kit Woolsey
2000: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Backgammon: Winning With The Doubling Cube
Peter Bell
1997: The Gammon Press, Arlinton, MA
Barr On Backgammon
A Collection of The Seattle Times Backgammon Columns
Ted Barr
1981: The Writing Works, Division of Morse Press, Inc., Seattle, WA
Begin Backgammon
[Right Way]
J. du. C. Vere Molyneux
1997: Elliot Right Way Books, Lower Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey (U.K.)
Beginner's Book of Modern Backgammon
Third Printing (New Revised Edition)
Ralph A. Bond
1930: Sears Publishing Company, Inc., New York
Beginning Backgammon
Tim Holland
1973: David McKay, New York
Beginning Backgammon
Tim Holland
1973: David McKay, New York
Better Backgammon
Tim Holland
1974: David McKay Company, Inc., New York
Better Backgammon
Tim Holland
1974: Reiss Games, Inc., New York
Boards, Blots and Double Shots
Norm Wiggins
2001: Norm Wiggins
Can a Fish Taste Twice as Good?
Doubling in an Unequal Backgammon Match
Jake Jacobs
Walter Trice

1996: ToBak Press
'Challenger' Backgammon
Robert Bowden
1977: Sport Centers of America, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
Championship Backgammon
Learning Through Master Play
Barclay Cooke
René Orléan

1980: Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Classic Backgammon Revisited
120 Previously Published Problems ... Reanalyzed
Jeremy Paul Bagai
2001: Flaming Sparrow Press, Portland, Oregon
Comic Backgammon
George F. Pardon
1931: Barry Vail Corporation, New York
Complete Backgammon
Walter L. Richard
1940: David McKay Company, Philadelphia
Discovering Backgammon
Second edition
R. C. Bell
1979: Shire Publications Ltd., New York
Draughts & Backgammon
[The Club Series]
"Berkeley"
1895: George Bell & Sons, London
Dynamic Cube Strategy
Gaby Horowitz
Bruce Roman

1980: Advanced Backgammon Enterprises, Beverly Hills, CA
Fell's Guide to Winning Backgammon
Walter Gibson
1974: Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., New York
Goren's Modern Backgammon Complete
Charles H. Goren
1974: A Chancellor Hall book published by Doubleday & Company, New York
Goren's Modern Backgammon Complete
Charles H. Goren
1974: A Chancellor Hall book published by Cornerstone Library, New York
Harrap's Easy Guide to Backgammon
James T. Goldsmith
1975: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London
How Good Are You At Backgammon?
75 Challenging Test Situations
for You to Rate Your Ability with the Experts
Nicolaos Tzannes
Vassilios Tzannes

1974: Simon and Schuster, New York
How To Play Backgammon
Susan Perry
1980: Creative Paperbacks, Inc., Mankato, Minnesota
How To Play the New Backgammon
Lelia Hattersley
1930: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York
How to Play Backgammon
Arman Ratip
1977: Spring Books, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, London
How to Play Tournament Backgammon
Kit Woolsey
1993: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
How to Win at Backgammon
Walter Gibson
1978: Grosset & Dunlap, A Filmways Company, Publishers, New York
Hoyle on Backgammon
Robert Norton
1981 (2000): Parsimony Press Limited, West Huntspill, Somerset (England)
Improve Your Backgammon
Paul Lamford
Simon Gasquoine

2002: Everyman Publishers plc, London
In the Game Until the End
Winning in Ace-point Endgames
Bob Wachtel
1993: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Jerry Grandell: His most important matches
Antonio Ortega
Danny Kleinman

1999: Editorama, S.A., San Jose, Costa Rica
Learning from the Machine
Bill Robertie versus TD-Gammon
Bill Robertie
1993: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Lee Genud's Backgammon Book
Lee Genud
1974: Price/Stern/Sloan Publishers, Inc., Los Angeles
Marache's Manual of Chess
With the Games of Backgammon and Dominoes
N. Marache
1866: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, New York
Modern Backgammon
Grosvenor Nicholas
1928: Henry Holt and Company, New York
Modern Backgammon
Bill Robertie
2001: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
New Ideas In Backgammon
Kit Woolsey
Hal Heinrich

1996: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
Paradoxes and Probabilities
168 Backgammon Problems
Barclay Cooke
1978: Random House, New York
Phillip Martyn on Backgammon
Phillip Martyn
1976: Stanley Paul & Co Ltd, London
Play Backgammon
L. Wilson
1975: Coles Publishing Company, Toronto
Playboy's Book of Backgammon
Lewis Deyong
1977: Playboy Press, Chicago, Illinois
Playboy's Book of Backgammon
Lewis Deyong
1977: Wideview
Starting Out In Backgammon
Paul Lamford
2001: Everyman Publishers plc, London
The Amazing Book of Backgammon
Learn How to Play This Classic Game of
Speed, Skill and Strategy
Jon Tremaine
1996: Tiger Books International plc., London
The Backgammon Book
Oswald Jacoby
John R. Crawford

1970: A Studio Book, The Viking Press, New York
The Backgammon Encyclopedia, Volume 1
Cube Reference Positions
Kit Woolsey
2002: The Gammon Press, Arlington, MA
The Backgammon Handbook
Enno Heyken
Martin B. Fischer

1990: Crowood Press, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire (England)
The Backgammon Quiz Book
112 Challenging Quizzes
Prince Joli Kansil
1978: Playboy Press Paperbacks, Chicago, Illinois
The Clermont Book of Backgammon
David Dor-El
1975: Winchester Press, New York
The Dice Conquer All
Backgammon Writings
Danny Kleinman
1999: Larry Strommen
The Doubling Cube in Backgammon, Volume 1
Jeff Ward
1982: Aquarian Enterprises, San Diego, California
The New Backgammon
Elizabeth Clark Boyden
1930: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York
The New York Times Book of Backgammon
A game of skill / A Game of Chance / A Game of Intrigue
James Oswald Jacoby
Mary Zita Jacoby

1973: Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co., New York
The New York Times Book of Backgammon
James Oswald Jacoby
Mary Zita Jacoby

1973: A Plume Book, New American Library, New York
The Seven Popular Games of Backgammon
A detailed analysis of the most challenging
and interesting games of backgammon
Nicholas Frantzis
1979: Exposition Press, Inc., Hicksville, NY
Underhanded Backgammon
A Devious Guide to the Art of Backhanded Backgammon
Arthur Prager
1977: Hawthorn Books, Inc. Publishers, New York, New York
Vanity Fair's Backgammon to Win
Georges Mabardi
Clare Boothe Brokaw

1930: Horace Liveright, New York
Vanity Fair's Backgammon to Win
Georges Mabardi
Clare Boothe Luce

1974: The Condé Nast Publications, Inc., New York, New York
Vision Laughs at Counting, Volume 1
With Advice to the Dicelorn
Originally published in 1980
Danny Kleinman
1996: Larry Strommen
Vision Laughs at Counting, Volume 2
With Advice to the Dicelorn
Originally published in 1980
Danny Kleinman
1996: Larry Strommen
What Colour is the Wind?
Chris Bray
2002: Chris Bray, London
Win at Backgammon
Peter Crandall
1976: Coles Publishing Company Limited, Toronto
Win at Backgammon
Millard Hopper
1972: Dover Publications, Inc., New York
Winning Backgammon
Michael S. Lawrence
1973: Pinnacle Books, New York
Winning Backgammon
John Leet
1998: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York
Winning Backgammon
Problems and Answers
Grosvenor Nicholas
C. Wheaton Vaughan

1930: D. Appleton and Company, New York
World Class Backgammon Move by Move
Thirty-one annotated games between two-time World Champion Bill Robertie and international star Rick Barabino
Roy Friedman
1989: Roy Friedman, Lexington, MA


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