Chess games of Bill Robertie, career statistics, famous victories, opening repertoire, PGN download, discussion, and more. Read our biography of author Bill Robertie including a list of poker books published by Two Plus Two. Bill Robertie is a master in chess, backgammon and . “I highly recommend the book. Bill does an excellent job of recognizing, naming and explaining those features of bot play that have so influenced the modern.

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B Robertie vs G Bono. The focus of this book is how to play better backgammon. September 15, In Backgammon Generally. Only 3 left in stock more on the way.

See something that violates our rules? He also established a reputation at blindfold chess, giving exhibitions on as many as eight boards simultaneously. The checker play of the neural nets is governed by a relative small set of broad general principles. He is currently the hightest-rated player in the world on Kent Goulding’s backgammon rating list.

These principles are not unique to backgammon. There are 2 clues unsolved right now on the Holiday Contest Clues Page! Only, in the book, Robertie places himself as the black, seemingly placing himself as the victor of the game!

Modern Backgammon, by Bill Robertie

Step-by-step, you’ll learn the basics of setting up a board, how to move and conquer blots, and how to play a dynamic offense that will give you an advantage right from the opening roll. Illustrative Match About the Gammon Press.


He won all four games easily – two by wipeout and two were about even positions where he was ahead by at least 1 minute this was 5-minute chess. This book is essential reading for anyone serious about developing their game. Modern Backgammon Bill Robertie Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. In an era when the prevailing wisdom was that hand rollouts of cube actions were useless because of the many thousands of trials one would need to produce a reliable result, Robertie took a different perspective: His first book, Lee Genud vs Joe Dwek, an account of the World Championship Match, has been called by many the best backgammon match book ever written.

There is an additional chapter of very difficult problems and finally an annotated pt match between Nack Ballard and Jerry Grandell to see the concepts applied in a real-life situation. The Endgame Jun 07, Only 7 left in stock more on the way.

Do you have video equipment to tape all your games when you play people in tournaments? Modern Backgammon Bill Robertie I have a few games he played against John Curdo. From to he was the backgammon columnist for the Boston Globe. After graduation, he won a number of chess tournaments, including the United States Championship at speed chess in In particular, no one to this day has been remotely so ambitious in the analysis robetie cube actions.

All of these activities share a common theme: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Paul would often start a conversation with very brief, sometimes monosyllabic comments.


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December 1, In Backgammon Problems: Please try your request again later. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Robertie makes his home in Arlington, Massachusetts.

His club and tournaments winnings have allowed him to travel the world in style.

A lifelong devotee of the game, Bill Robertie has written extensively on chess Master Checkmate Strategy; Easy Endgame Strategies and is a chess book collector with a complete set robertoe “Chess Life” going back tomissing only andfor which he is actively searching. English Choose a language for shopping. He managed to win a roertie ending in blitz. InRobertie roebrtie to backgammon, where his years of studying and playing chess served him especially well.

How can a player maximize the effectiveness of a small set of resources, when confronted by an opponent with the same goal? Low to High Price: Paul gave very few interviews for magazines, and what appeared about him in the press was generally brief and uninformative. William Robertie, Arlinton, MA. Didn’t he used to post on this site?

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