Backgammon Plus (BG+) ©TM Team play Rules
Choose BOX, CAPTAIN, & PLAYER Positions by throwing die/dice. Ties throw again for that position.
Pick a Time Start & Time End period.
Whichever player reaches the BG+ WIN point or higher before Time End – wins the game right away.
3 player BG+ game – 17 BG+ points to win
4 player BG+ game – 19 BG+ points to win
5 player BG+ game – 21 BG+ points to win
6 player BG+ game – 23 BG+ points to win
Ties - winner is the player highest in line (Box is highest).
Groups can add points to BG+ win points if they want a longer game.
Doubling cube can only be turned twice in each round - a total of 4 on cube.
No consulting with CAPTAIN or BOXuntil the person’s doubling cube has been turned.
No automatics and/or animals signs, unless all agree.
Player can only risk up to the points that they have.
If Player reaches Negative BG+ points – they are OUT of the game.
No Negative points are scored.
Jacoby rule (gammons/backgammons count as single game if player has not double during game)
When all cubes are turned at same time – Box must take Captain than anyone else.
Box must have at least a break even game when taking cubes thrown at the same time.
- Have to pass Box if player does not have enough points.
LOSING PLAYER scores the round and writes BG+ Check for validation.
BOX moves the SHUEs’ to the correct positions.
Backgammon Plus (BG+) 4 Player Game – Score Sheet Example
Other BG+ Version:
- Each person starts with 10 points
If Player reaches zero or negative – they are out of the game.
* Special Rules - Can only happen once ( at least half team players have to agree)
Mutiny rule – CAPTAIN throwing game – No Cube thrown – team player deducts 1 point & withdraws.
Piracyrule – CAPTAIN Doubles & then throws game. BG+ game ends. Nobody wins.