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From: Robert Goldman

A Look at Backgammon FIBS

With the technology of First Internet Backgammon Server (FIBS), online users can play the game of backgammon against actual people and likewise bots. This technology is popular to backgammon players of varying skills ranging from the novice to the seasoned. Telnet allows people to get immediate connection to any FIBS. But majority of the people who use the server prefer the 'point and click' method.

The First Internet Backgammon Server (FIBS), introduced by Andreas Schneider, has been operating since 1992. It is considered as the pioneer Internet community dedicated to the game of backgammon. The original server used the technology of Telnet to service its customers. A couple of years later, it expanded to Windows and Macintosh users. Modern-day FIBS now serves users from different platforms, which makes it an exciting experience.

The First Internet Backgammon Server was initially stationed in Germany, then transferred to Sweden and to its current headquarters in California, where it operates on Linux under the supervision of Patti Beadles. While its original designer already deserted the project, FIBS is still operated by volunteers. Through the collaboration as well as individual efforts of organizations and websites, FIBS continues to thrive in the Internet. The original text of the FIBS launch and other additional information can be accessed in the FIBS archive.

The First Internet Backgammon Server (FIBS) is governed by usual international guidelines. But, there are remote and informal modifications so people that have no prior experience playing online or at a countrywide tournament should conduct further readings regarding the revised rules. Usually, tournaments operated by the FIBS follow the Crawford Rule.

Moreover, tournaments with unlimited duration adopt various rules usually found in money matches with the exception of the Jacoby rule. For any doubts regarding the rules of the tournament, people can simply access the online forums or ask for assistance from any individual in the network. Novice players will almost always find people who are willing to help.

To be able to log-in to the FIBS, players are required to have their own username and password. The unique ID should have a length of 3 to 20 letters and the underscore. The username is case-sensitive. The player should keep his username and password secured. At the moment, there is no means of accessing passwords so if the player does not remember his password, then he starts from scratch. Most FIBS platforms have a help section which provides players with specific information about setting up an account.

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