|Subtitle||50 Problems of match and money play|
|Publisher||ABC Editiciones S.A.|
|ISBN||1. edition: 9977-016-008-2 / 2. edition: ISBN 9977-016-010-4|
1. First published in 1982 in Spanish as "Fascinante Backgammon" (ISBN 9977-016-001-5).
2. English edition revised. Editor: Danny Kleinman. Preface by Carol Joy Cole.
|From the same Author||
Backgammon With the Giants: Neil Kazaross, 2001
Cubes and Gammons Near the End of the Match, 1997
Jerry Grandell - His most important Matches, 1999
Costa Rica 1993, 1994
Costa Rica 1994, 1996
"The book is a fine tutorial for advanced beginner and intermediate players and a handy review for the
expert. However do not expect to find any trailblazing insights here; most of the concepts and several
of the positions have previously appeared in other backgammon publications.
Still, the book has many strengths, such as offering the reader convincing solutions supported by hard data. Many solutions include results from computer rollouts or bearoff programs, and there are exhaustive match-equity calculations to support the recommended cube actions in match play.
In summary, I recommend Fascinating Backgammon as a worthwhile purchase or holiday gift for any player from advanced beginner to expert." – Roy Friedman, Chicago Point, Dec. 1993