Durham/Chapel Hill Backgammon Club

Where to buy backgammon equipment

Carol Joy Cole's Backgammon Boutique

Great store for backgammon supplies!


Recommended items:   

  • 21" Crisloid backgammon set
  • Precision dice
  • ZMF-II digital game clock
  • Scoreboard for match & money play from Finland
  • "Backgammon Boot Camp" book by Walter Trice
GammonVillage Good place to buy backgammon boards and precision dice.
Amazon.com DGT North American Chess Clock - can be programmed for backgammon.  Our club's John Seno uses this clock.

iPhone, iPad backgammon apps

Click on "App Store" on your Apple device and consider buying these apps:

  • XG Mobile Backgammon ($ 9.99) This is eXtremeGammon tailored for your Apple device.
  • Backgammon Scoreboard ($ 4.99)  See http://backgammonscoreboard.net/
  • Chess Clock  ($ .99)  It can be configured as a backgammon clock.

The App Store will go to your iTunes account to pay for your selections.

Match recording equipment If you aspire to become a world class player, you should consider buying equipment to record your live matches.

Click here to see information on equipment that club member Igor Erovenko uses to video record his matches ... for subsequent upload into eXtremeGammon for analysis.

Click here to see information on equipment that the USBGF's Ben Friesen uses to video stream USBGF matches.


Ken Larsen's home page

Home page of Durham/Chapel Hill Backgammon Club