Backgammon

Have you ever heard about Backgammon? Even if you do not know the rules, maybe you just know what it is. A game with dice, played on board with “teeth” on which players move their numerous pieces. This game is really extraordinary, so it’s good to know its rules and rich history.

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Backgammon czyli Tryktrak

Czy znasz grę taką jak Tryktrak (albo Backgammon)? Nawet jeśli nie znasz zasad to być może kojarzysz o co chodzi. To gra z użyciem kości, w którą gra się na planszy z charakterystycznymi “zębami”, przesuwając piony pozornie bez celu. Jest to gra naprawdę niezwykła, dlatego warto zrozumieć jej zasady i poznać choć trochę jej historii.

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Do games with element of luck develop your mind?

There are many games with element of luck. Most are played with dice or cards or there are games with dominoes and word games. Some people believe that these games are “worse”, unworthy of study and you can not by true master in such games because everything depends on luck. I would like to refute this image. Games with random element can be very interesting and they can build your brain, but in different way than purely strategic games. Besides in practice, even in games with no random elements there is some element of luck.

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