Welcome to the GNU Backgammon web site

Welcome to the GNU Backgammon web site. This site will help you download and install GNU Backgammon, and give you tips on how to use GNU Backgammon to improve your game. GNU Backgammon is a world class backgammon application, and it works on many operating systems. It can play, analyse and teach backgammon. Its evaluation engine is based on artificial neural networks. Read more in the about section.

GNU Backgammon is free software and released under the GNU General Public License (GPL).


One-sided race database reaches the midpoint

A one-sided race database that extends to the 13-point is now available for download. The file is a large one 1.6 GB, and may take close to a day to download even on broadband.

Other bearoff and hypergammon databases can be downloaded from here.

General information about using bearoff databases can be found here, including instructions for rolling your own.

17:11:14 - 04/01/05 ianshaw -

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