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Plugin Name: backgammon


Provides an interactive, head-to-head, backgammon board play management system allowing you you choose your opponent, save matches and more.
The integration is accomplished using an Iframe that links to your live play board at SimplyBG.
Two opponents establish connection with the backgammon board using temporary pin codes or email-addresses.


  • Backgammon online with friends.
  • Play head-to-head with other real players
  • Play variations include Nackgammon, Longgammon, and Hypergammon.
  • Download finished matches for self analysis using Jellyfish formats.
  • Player ELO rating system.
  • Play single and multi-game Matches.
  • Match-play lengths up to 101.
  • Play with or without the Crawford rule.
  • Play with or without the doubling cube.
  • Compatible with desktop and mobile devices. Play anywhere, anytime.
  • Integration via shortcode or widget.


  • Shows the initial widget view prior to establising connection with the SimplyBG server.
  • Shows the pin-form for creating a new backgammon match with another opponent.
  • Shows an example view of the SimplyBG play-board.


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Does this include Backgammon Tournament Management?

No. Backgammon tournaments are available with organized effort. Please contact for more details.

Can I play for free?

Yes, your first few matches are free. The play board is offered via SimplyBG where account registration is free and comes with a free subscription that will allow you to play and try out the board manager. After a few matches, affordable annual subscription packages are available.


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Contributors & Developers

“Plugin Name: backgammon” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Sep-2014, Initial release