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Backgammon

Magriel, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0812906152 / ISBN 13: 9780812906158
Published by Times Books, 1976
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Title: Backgammon

Publisher: Times Books

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Book Club edition.

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The more technical aspects of backgammon are emphasized in this careful explanation of the game's concepts, strategies, and betting odds

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Paul David Magriel, Jr. (known in gambling circles as X-22) was World Backgammon Champion in 1978. A former New York State Junior Chess Champion, Paul was a Courant Institute Fellow while still an undergraduate at N.Y.U. and went on to win a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study probability at Princeton University. He was a professor at the Newark College of Engineering (now New Jersey Technical Institute) before becoming a full-time backgammon and poker player. Paul was also the backgammon columnist for The New York Times and has won more major backgammon tournaments than any other player. He is widely considered the games foremost theorist and teacher and one of its premier players. Renee Magriel Roberts, Ph.D. is a former correspondent for the Boston Globe and is currently the proprietor of Rose's Books and Clock & Rose Press.

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