Backgammon(3 Sites, 116 Hits) 10/20/2001tattooed_ogre One of the world's oldest board games. Backgammon is played by two players. Pieces are moved according to the roll of dice. The winner is the first person who is able remove all of their pieces from play. While luck does help, strategy is key to successful play. A player must choose from numerous options for moving their pieces, while thwarting their opponent's strategy.