Backgammon Federations

Federation Rules Key differences in rules (not completed yet)
Danish Backgammon Federation (DBgF) http://www.dbgf.dk/download/DBgFTournamentRules2001.pdf
(10 pages)
Dice must land flat on the right side of the board to not be cocked.
European Backgammon Federation (EUBGF) EUBGF has adopted the UKBFG rules.  
Japan http://backgammon.gr.jp/?page_id=722
(7 pages)
Dice must land flat on the right side of the board to not be cocked.  Exception:  The dice may be thrown to the left side of the board with the opponent's permission.
United Kingdom Backgammon Federation (UKBGF) http://ukbgf.com/wp-content/uploads/UKBGF_Rules_Edition1.3.pdf
(16 pages)
Dice must land flat on the right side of the board to not be cocked.  Exception:  The dice may be thrown to the left side of the board with the opponent's permission.
U.S. Backgammon Federation (USBGF) http://usbgf.org/docs/rules.pdf?e96737
(23 pages)
A die landing on a checker is not cocked.
U.S. Backgammon Tournament Rules and Procedures http://www.chicagopoint.com/usrules.html
(2 pages)
Dice must land flat on the right side of the board to not be cocked.
World Backgammon Association http://www.world-backgammon-association.com/index.php/about-us/what-s-wba/general-rules
(17 pages)
Dice must land flat on the right side of the board to not be cocked.  Exception:  The dice may be thrown to the left side of the board with the opponent's permission.

 

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