2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – GrowUpSmart Smart Tactics Backgammon

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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2016 Mom Knows It All HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - GrowUpSmart Smart Tactics Backgammon

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I have always enjoyed playing board games. They provide a fun way for people to interact with each other. Not long after I met hubby, he taught me how to play backgammon. Considered a classic educational game, backgammon makes you think while still being fun to play. GrowUpSmartis a small company that focuses on educational toys and games. Their Smart Tactics Backgammon Set is a nice looking, quality product. Perfect for beginner players as well as those with experience, this set is the perfect holiday gift. It comes in a case that keeps all of the pieces together, making it ideal for use at home, in a workplace breakroom, and even while traveling. Here’s a full description of the products.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Teach your children the joy of playing backgammon, a simple yet genius game of tactics and chance that has been played and beloved around the world for thousands of years!

Smart Tactics Backgammon is an all-inclusive backgammon set that truly contains everything a backgammon player could ever need, from a large foldable board with soft felt interior to dice cups and a doubling cube. This high quality backgammon bundle would not only satisfy even masters of the game, but is also ideal as an introductory set to beginners. Our bundle actually includes a learners’ instruction manual and access to an online video course that teaches the basics of the game.

2016 Mom Knows It All HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - GrowUpSmart Smart Tactics Backgammon

Smart Tactics Backgammon comes in a beautiful briefcase design. The outside with black PU leather and stylish white stitches and the inside is covered with green felt with red and white points. The backgammon board is made from wood and coated with a well-stitched supple PU leather exterior and a green, red and white soft felt interior. It measures 17 × 20.7 inches (unfolded), which makes it one of the biggest backgammon games in its price range. It also has convenient piece storage trays and folds into a handy suitcase-shaped travel pack with press buttons and a handle. Unlike many other backgammon games, this game has been tested for compliance with US toy safety standards so you know it’s safe to use for children and adults alike.

2016 Mom Knows It All HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - GrowUpSmart Smart Tactics Backgammon

Everything you need to play backgammon is included: 4 dice, red/white checkers, 2 dice cups, 1 doubling cube and a set of instructions. We even included free access to the video course “Learn How To Play Backgammon”, which is available in our online members area.

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When is the last time you enjoyed a game of backgammon? Who taught you how to play?

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6 comments

pat.navymom November 17, 2016 - 9:21 am

Still one of my adult favs.

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Alicia November 18, 2016 - 2:55 pm

This has been one of my favorite games for years! I’m excited to introduce my kids to the game!

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Janel - Simple Sweet Recipes November 18, 2016 - 5:27 pm

I love backgammon!! It’s one of only 3 app games on my phone! I love that it’s a 2-player game that totally rocks it!

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Crystal November 19, 2016 - 1:11 am

I don’t know if I have ever actually played. We had the game as a kid and I pretty much just made up my own rules.

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Kristi November 19, 2016 - 7:58 am

My sister and I used to play when we were kids. I think it’s time I show my kids how to play, would make a great Christmas gift.

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Jennifer November 20, 2016 - 12:58 pm

That is an amazing set. I love to play Backgammon. It’s one of those games that really makes you use your brain.

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