he subtle and skilful game we know today was a brilliant innovation in the rules early in the 20th century: the doubling cube. Who invented If he accepts the double, the stakes are doubled and, as a compensation, the doubling cube is handed over to him and he gets the exclusive right to announce the next double. (He is now said to own the cube.) If the luck of the game changes so that he later judges that he is now winning, he will be in a position to announce a so-called redouble, which means that the stake is doubled again. If the first player refuses the double, she now loses the doubled stake game made its way to England via the Knights returning from the Crusades. It was played not only by the noble classes by the time of the Crusades but was also found in taverns and private homes. playing pieces start, and the pieces are moved according to the roll of the dice. To win the game, you need to successfully move all your pieces onto the home board before your opponent does.
Rules of Backgammon
Doubling and stakes
only the player who accepted the most recent offer to double the stake can offer to re-double it.
one can just keep a score with pen and paper. However, the gambling element can be eliminated completely by following the normal rules and merely ignoring the doubling cube and the stakes. Normally, however, a stake is decided up front be it monetary or otherwise.
first player to do this wins. However, that is only half the story because backgammon is not being played properly unless it is being played for stakes.