Mahbuse is the popular variation of backgammon played in the Middle East. Also known as محبوسة – Plakoto – Πλακωτο – Tapa – Shesh Besh – Tavli – Mahbusa – طاولة زهر – Tawla.
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Mahbuse Plakoto is five times less chance than regular backgammon! It depends more on skill. Play it online against friends or random opponents.
Differences from backgammon:
Players start with all their stones on the opponents home board.
No hitting, instead blots are pinned.
In a one round of regular backgammon an unskilled player still has a 33% chance of winning a skilled player.
In Plakoto the chances are reduced to 7%.
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