Logo of Computer Olympiad 2007 BGBlitz 2.2.4 has won the Backgammon competition at the 12th Computer Olympiad in Amsterdam and thus repeated its success from the 8th Computer Olympiad in Graz (2003) and the 7th Computer Olympiad in Maastricht (2002). See the Olympiad page for details.

image saying new BGBlitz 2.6.2 is online. It's a bugfixes release and corrects a handful of errors. For details see the news page.

If you want to look what others have said about BGBlitz, read their opinions here.

BGBlitz, the Swiss army knife of Backgammon Bitmap of a Swiss Army Knifecurrently has the following "blades":

  • Play Backgammon against a world class opponent or play over a network.
  • A tutor which helps to improve your game.
  • Rollout position with optional variance reduction.
  • Choose between several themes. See the themes page.
  • Improve your skill with quiz databases.
  • Improve your cube handling in match play.
  • Replay your games
  • Collect matches in databases.
  • Convert from/to different match-formats and to HTML.
  • Use the precise endgame database.
  • Completely internationalised. Current languages are English, German, Dutch (Roger Troost), Italian and French (Radu-Dan Sabau), Spanish (Jos Manuel Solis Preisser), Danish (Sren Pingel Daalsgard), Hebrew (Shahar Tal), Swedish (Peter Nevalainen), Turkish (zgr Albayrak), Catalan (Xavier Blanquer), Chinese (Angelita Li), Polish (Miroslaw Golda), Japanese (Katsutoshi Seki) and Russian (Oleg Timshin). Thanks to all of them.
  • and more......

Here is the English manual for 1.0. Here is the German manual for version 1.8 written by Christian Schmid

There are some graphics by Radu on the artworks page. If you want to have a Backgammon mouse pad or a T-Shirt, this should be your first stop.