The First Prize is a copy of Backgammon by Paul Magiel.
There are two runners-up prizes of Backgammon for Winners by twice world champion Bill Robertie.
All you have to do is answer the following three questions. Entries should be postmarked no later than 5 January 1998 and should be addressed to: Backgammon Competition, Saturday Games, The Independent, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL.
Question 1: Black on roll:
a) Should Black redouble?
b) If redoubled, should White take or drop?
Black to play 42. Should he play:
(c) 7/5*/1*; (d) 7/5*, 13/9
Black to play 54.
Should he play:
b) 13/8, 13/9
c) 8/3, 8/4Reuse content