Backgammon is a classic dice game that combines chance and strategy. It is played on a game board that is called apron. This is a 2-player game and is fun for all members of the family. To win the game, a player must be able to remove (bear off) all his checkers from the board. With each roll of the dice, the player must choose from many options to move his checkers and anticipate the actions of his opponent. The game comes in a wooden case. For 2 players. 8+ years.