Bill Robertie Biography
Bill Robertie is a backgammon, chess and poker player and author. He is one of three backgammon players to have won the Monte Carlo World Backgammon Championship twice (in 1983 and in 1987). Robertie also won the Pro-Am in the Bahamas in the year 1993 and the Istanbul World Cup in 1994 In chess, Robertie won the 1970 U.S. Speed Chess tournament.
501 Essential Backgammon Problems
This is the most detailed guide ever written on winning backgammon strategies. Robertie shows how top players think, how they plan their strategy from the opening roll, and how they react to decisive opportunities. Twenty-one chapters cover every part of the game, from the opening roll to the art of endgame settlements. You’ll learn when to attack blots, how to master the blitz, about anchors, primes, crunched positions, mastering a race, calculating bearoffs, the back game, checker play problems, doubling decisions, and much more. A must-read for all serious players. 384 pages