Want to learn how to play backgammon wherever you go? You are in luck!
Backgammon Masters is an aesthetically pleasing game for online and single player backgammon. Enjoy the ancient board game in crisp, modern graphics on your smartphone or tablet!
All board game fans will appreciate the easy to use interface, detailed visuals and many features. There is something for everybody! You can personalise your profile, challenge online players, make bets, gammon opponents, participate in tournaments, chat live, find new friends and learn all the tricks of this ancient and exciting board game!
Want to play with friends and family?
Easy! Play with your friends in hotseat mode, organise tournaments and improve your skill!
Out on a trip and have no internet connection?
Just challenge our AI in any backgammon style you wish! One match will take you only 5 to 30 minutes.
Backgammon Masters supports many styles of backgammon:
» Classic backgammon - the core of the game.
» Narde (Nardi) - very popular in Russia. Longer play, since you can't hit opponent's checkers.
» Tavla (Tavli or Turkish Backgammon) - popular in Turkey. Very similar to backgammon with some rule differences regarding checker play.
» Nackgammon - variation invented by Nack Ballard with 2 differences from the original game.
» Old English Backgammon - a style popular in United Kingdom.
Despite the game's old age millions of people all around the world still enjoy this fantastic board game and its variations up to this day.
Join and become a true Master of Backgammon!
● 5 backgammon styles: Backgammon, Narde, Nackgammon, Old English and Tavla
● 3 game modes: Online game, against AI, and Hotseat
● 100% fair and completely random dice rolls
● Option to check dice fairness in the game in your profile and on the server
● 6 beautiful boards: Classic, Metal, 10,000BC, Profi, Casino and White Crocodile!
● 2 difficulty levels in game vs AI
● Daily tournaments in Backgammon, Narde, Tavla and Nackgammon
● Extensive statistics for the last match
● Share your success on Facebook or Twitter!
● Highlighting of available moves
● Find new friends and opponents in global chat!
● Elo score support and skill levels for players. Can you reach the top?
● Free and regular updates!
● Collect daily free bonus coins!
● Multi language support: Russian, German and Turkish translations!
● Cross platform support for devices all over the world!
Internet access is required upon first launch of the app in order to download additional resources (size up to 100 Mb).
Online play requires an internet connection.
Here is what our players are saying about Backgammon Masters:
“I had tried many backgammon apps: Backgammon NJ, Backgammon Deluxe, Backgammon Live, Backgammon Ace, Backgammon Gold, but I really think Backgammon Masters is the best and most exciting backgammon app currently available in the market! I play it with my friends and family all the time!"
"To put it simply, Backgammon Masters is one gorgeous looking application." -- TheiPhoneAppReview
"The game is exactly what a backgammon app should be. It has a great look, detailed instructions, and is faithful to the original game. The number of match-making offerings is impressive and the controls are easy to use." -- 148apps
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We listen to our players and work constantly to improve the game and make it better.
Meet the Bonus Wheel!
- Collect tokens in tournaments and quick games (even when you lose);
- Find the Bonus Wheel button in the main menu;
- Spin the wheel and get bonuses, including a chest with valuable prizes inside;
- Get notified when the Bonus Wheel is up for a spin;
- Changed the icon and app title;
- Fixed minor bugs.
Ratings and Reviews
Great game, though does allow opponent to cheat.
I have noticed lots of doubles on opening rolls. Moreso than in real life, though I've had games in real life where we've gotten 3 doubles in a row in the opening, just not as frequently as in this game. That being said, and understanding that true random doesn't exist in an app, both players are playing in the same environment, so it's still fair. In my real life games, I've started paying closer attention to dice rolls and I'm constantly amazed by how often I'll get the exact right number then followed by something like 3 doubles in a row. I don't question in because obviously my real life dice are random. I think I only question the game dice sometimes because I'm paying closer attention. I think they are as random as possible for an electronic game. I only have one real issue, and it's the reason I gave 4 stars: if an opponent realizes they are going to lose with a backgammon, they can wait out the clock and lose with only a gammon when the timer runs out, allowing them to cheat. It's incredibly frustrating and seems like it would be an easy fix. This still occurs with the confirm moves (or whatever it's called) option enabled. Would love it if this was fixed because man is it frustrating. Perhaps add a way to report players who cheat in this way. Other than that, love the game! Thanks for making it!
Won’t enforce backgammon!!
Would be five stars, but (at least on the iPhone app) the game won’t enforce a backgammon! For example, if you are behind with lots of chips on the bar, all you have to do is resign and you will just lose a gammon. What?!? That let’s you weasel your way out of a proper backgammon win for your opponent. The same thing happens if your opponent lets the clock run out with chips still in your inner court. They only lose a gammon instead of the backgammon. I and every player i have ever met say that when a person loses, for whatever reason, they should lose based on the position they are in.
While there are a few other subjective things I would like to see improved, not enforcing a backgammon should be at the top of their fix list.
Developer Response ,
Dear player, thank you so much for your feedback! :)
There is an option "Move confirmation." To enable it, you need to click on the right side of the screen, then you will see a green arrow, there you can find all the options for the game.
Sorry for such a long answer
Have a great game!:)
Hmmmm... it’s good, but...
I’ll start this off with stating I really wanted to like this game. The lure of FAIR dice is what enticed me to download the game, but I can honestly say, compared to other backgammon computer games I’ve played, the dice feel more natural and fair. However... I’ve been playing in training mode (just NOT interested in playing against real people) but it definitely feels that the more I play, the more difficult it gets. And I noticed little to zero difference between NOVICE and APPRENTICE modes. It feels like I’m playing against an expert player. I play this game to de-stress after a long day at work and sometimes just don’t have the mental capacity at the end of the day for a hardcore game. The beginning was GREAT... but the computer is shutting me down to where I’m just not enjoying it anymore. I think the game has real potential and is probably GREAT for higher level strategic players, but it’s just not working for me. I used to play real backgammon for years with my brother... we’re both non-skilled players, but it was just family fun. That’s the experience I’m looking for.
Developer Response ,
Dear Elyrinea, we are very sorry that you had a bad experience playing our game. We designed the artificial intelligence to be weak enough to practice playing. However, there are a lot of newbies, you can play with them. Or invite your brother or friends to our game and play with them for fun. The more you play, the better your level of play will be. And then, the victory over our artificial intelligence will not be difficult for you. We wish you interesting games and bright victories in backgammon!
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- 721.4 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
English, German, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish
- Age Rating
- 17+ Frequent/Intense Simulated Gambling
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