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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It doesn’t really decrease the value of the book though, just don’t take all advice as gospel.

Advanced Backgammon, Volume 1 : Positional Play

His first book, Lee Genud vs Joe Dwek, an account of the World Championship Match, has been called by many the best backgammon match book ever written. The selection of positions, identification of key features, and weighing of key features is great; phenomenal if you consider it came out in The Walter Trice book is also one I’ve been checking out.

But the general method of analysis is more or less the same now as it was then. Backgammon Forum hosted by Bill Robertie. There is a plethora of information online and the bots are good enough to get anyone to play at a WC level by themselves.

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Reno Bill Robertie It aims to raise the reader’s game to expert level in a series of problems about half chequer play and half cube bll that cover positional topics such as the opening and the five point, and technical topics such as holding games and bearing off.

All times are GMT Backgammon for Winners Bill Robertie Find Threads Started by Robertie. I am a solid intermediate, returning to backgammon after a twenty-year layoff.

Bill Robertie is considered one of the world’s top backgammon players and one of the game’s foremost theoreticians. Send a private message to Robertie.

I would prefer hollow white checkers. Prime Games, and Back Games. In particular, no one to this day has been remotely so ambitious in the analysis of cube actions. Obviously since a lot of the theory has changed, many of the answers which are built from the theory have changed. The time now is Find More Posts by atrifix. Joe Dwek and Reno The second edition is a major upgrade, having added something backammon to new problems in addition to the original William Robertie, Arlington, MA.

Of course I owe the vast majority of that to playing against GNU; but Advanced Backgammon was one of the key works that shaped my thinking. Robertie backganmon well ahead of his time.


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In hindsight, did Advanced Backgammon help structure my thinking into the player that I am now, or hinder my development roberrtie providing me with incorrect reference positions? Modern Backgammon Bill Robertie Marcozarco rated it it was amazing Feb 25, BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 18, Action Doubles and Crunch Positions 9.

It’s all you can do, anyway.

Backgammon for Winners Bill Robertie Find More Posts by Tuee. You might want to have JF rollouts for the book to see what advice is perhaps not okay; these are available on the net although a bit hard to find.

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Di marked it as to-read Sep 23,