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  Plakoto Board Game Strategy
Of This Backgammon Board Game Variety Known as Mahbooseh, Tsilido, Tapa, or Tavli

  AUTHOR: Dr. John S. Mamoun
  YEAR: 2017
  ISBN: 1976223768
  BINDING: Soft cover
  PAGES: ii+220
  SIZE: 23 cm high, 15 cm wide
Rules of Plakoto
Basic Strategy in Plakoto
A Complete, Annotated Game of Plakoto
Plakoto Board Game Problems and Solutions
Basic Dice Probabilities of Plakoto
  COVER: Plakoto and backgammon expert Dr. John Mamoun explains expert strategy for the backgammon board game variation called plakoto. Played by millions in homes and coffee shows in Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, Cyprus, Turkey, Bulgaria, and other Mediterranean-basin countries, plakoto is as complex as backgammon, if not more so. Plakoto is also known as mahbooseh, tapa, mahbuse, tsilido, or tavli. Dr. Mamoun's innovative expert-level treatise includes:
      •  Plakoto rules, basic strategy, and expert strategy
      •  A complete example game of plakoto, expertly annotated
      •  Over 25 plakoto board game problems and solutions
      •  An explanation of dice probabilities and mathematics
      •  Includes a glossary and bibliography
      •  Dozens of illustrative diagrams

Dr. John Mamoun graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained a dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2003. A pianist, composer, backgammon expert, and plakoto expert, Dr. Mamoun has published 30 articles in dental journals and two anthologies of classical piano sheet music. Dr. Mamoun lives with his wife and three children in New Jersey, U.S.A.

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