Made and painted by hand, this ethically sourced mango wood Backgammon Set has a beautifully tactile quality and will encourage years of family play.
Backgammon is a remarkable game of chance and skill for two players. It can be played on many different levels, as a basic game of chase that can be taught to children, right the way through to a combat of high strategy for experts. Like the much younger game of chess, playing backgammon it is one of those must-have skills that will last a lifetime and provide hours of stimulation and pleasure.
The roots of backgammon reach back five thousand years to ancient Mesopotamia (modern Kuwait, Syria and Turkey), its longevity speaks volumes about its brilliance as a game.
Material: Mango wood, metal hinges, magnetic closure
Contents: 4 dice, 1 doubler die, 30 men, 2 wooden dividers, 1 dice thrower (in material bag)
Size: H: 7cm, L:40cm, W:20cm
Please note that the small pieces in this game present a choking hazard for young children.