Backgammon is the most highly-regarded work on the subject, often referred to as “The Bible” of the game. Written between and by Paul Magriel and . Paul Magriel, a former youth chess champion who traded game boards to become known as the world’s best backgammon player, then turned. Results 1 – 30 of Backgammon by Paul Magriel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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A great book for beginners, hobbyists and professionals. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This msgriel provided that. Backgammon – Edition. Up there at the top of the page, no – over on the right. Playing with software is a hard way to begin learning, I always felt like I needed more strategic guidelines.

Intermediate and high level players will find more than enough meat to satiate their appetite, while beginners will benefit from one of the most detailed, well written, and easy-to-understand reviews of basic goals, strategies, and odds available. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Showing of 34 reviews. This is a reprint of Backgammon by Paul Magriel Even though some pieces are technically wrong or outdated at a very tactical level, the reasoning behind everything really helps me see the big picture when I play now.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I really appreciated Magriel’s concise, to-the-point style and clear explanations. Alastair Edwards rated it really liked it Jul 18, I read that this book is considered the Bible of backgammon. Magriel in the World Series of Poker.


Alexandre Arraes rated it did not like it Dec 28, Known as X on the backgammon circuit, [1] Magriel arguably won more major backgammon tournaments than any other player in the world. A Brief History of Backgammon “. Paul MagrielBackgammon World Champion and New York Times backgammon columnist, is acknowledged to be the game’s greatest theoretician.


I’m thrilled that it is back in print, since the last copy I bought just slightly used for a friend because this was my only choice was rather expensive. No trivia or quizzes yet. Little outdated today, that’s why I didn’t give 5 stars.

The author leads the reader on the journey from complete novice to competent player.

The disadvantages are that some important details of advanced topics e. Bold Play, and Chapter 20, Golden Point.

When I first read Magriel, about 15 years ago, I was very weak, and it transformed my game. Experts and beginners can learn from this superb analysis of the game. Kevin rated it magrjel was amazing Dec 10, Paul David Magriel, Jr.

Magriel was featured in the commentary in the televised backgammon series, High Stakes Backgammonproduced from the World Backgammon Championships held in Monte Carlo.

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An abridged version of the edition of Backgammon. It has already improved my skills and enjoyment. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For any player who means to take the game seriously and wants to play well, this book is an indispensable guide and an essential reference tool.


Backgammon, by Paul Magriel

The introduction is too long, but it contains very important information. Yet this pointing out what you can see for yourself is the most valuable service a teacher of backgammon can perform for you.

In the final, X was pitted against X, and Magrifl won. Ruben rated it it was amazing Sep 06, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Backgammon – Edition: Paul Magriel, Renee Magriel Roberts: : Books

The most important aspects are broken down into their component parts and then explained with a unique, easy-to-understand, step-by-step building-block approach.

Backgammon himself, Paul Magriel, known universally as X Renee Magriel Roberts, Ph. Magriel was the son of Paul David Magriel, Sr. Adam rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Magriel first came to prominence on the backgammon circuit when he won the World Backgammon Championship in I do not baxkgammon to put wrong ideas into beginners’ heads by recommending Paul Magriel’s book when there are better books available.