ClassicGames: Backgammon Alternatives

    ClassicGames: Backgammon is described as 'is the best way to play backgammon online in a web browser'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ClassicGames: Backgammon, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is GNU Backgammon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to ClassicGames: Backgammon are SimplyBG (Paid), BGLightCE (Free, Open Source), BGBlitz (Freemium) and Absolute Backgammon (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 8, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GNU Backgammon (gnubg) is for playing and analysing backgammon positions, games and matches. It's based on a neural network. In the past twelve months it has made enormous progress. It currently plays at about the level of a championship flight tournament player.

      Discontinued

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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      Play backgammon online against friends, real players. Choose your opponent. Play anywhere, laptop, tablet, mobile. Supports many features including doubling cube and Crawford rule, Jacoby rule. Easy to get started. Nothing to download or install.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      BGLightCE is a free open source backgammon for Windows Mobile or Pocket PC, based on Gnu Backgammon. It features the strongest backgammon opponent available for the Pocket PC (as far as I am aware!).
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java Mobile
      BGBlitz is a strong neural net based computer player for Windows, Mac and Linux. BGBlitz, the Swiss army knife of Backgammon currently has the following "blades": Play Backgammon against a world class opponent or play over a network.
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    1. Absolute Backgammon is the best backgammon game created for the Mac. It has 5 skill levels for all levels of play and about any option/feature you could think of.


      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Play the classic board game of Backgammon online or offline with an elegant, wood-themed interface.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The online backgammon club. With NetGammon, meet, chat and play with hundreds of players from all over the world. Over 20000 players from 150 countries have already registered. There is always someone to play with you, 24 hours a day.

      Discontinued

      See notice on website: http://www.netgammon.com/

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DJ-backgammon is a graphical, easy to use backgammon game. You can play against the computer or across the network. There is also a general server that allows an arbitrary number of connections. Works on Linux and Windows. A Breton translation is also available.
    2. Backgammon for a new generation, Next Backgammon provides the perfect online backgammon experience. Play the classic board game with friends or with others around the world. FEATURES - PLAY AGAINST YOUR FRIENDS
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      • Windows
      Play the well-known board game mill against your Windows PC. The general rules of the game serve as the basis. Whether during your lunch break or on a cosy evening, this game will bring you joy at all times.
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