Masters of Backgammon Game Now Features ELO Rating System

2KB Games announces the new version 1.4.7 of Masters of Backgammon, a computer board game for iOS, Mac OS X and Android devices. The application allows players to enjoy 5000+ years old game and to compete with each other via the Internet. The game supports 5 backgammon styles to play and offers a wide range of social and web communication options to share achievements.

Backgammon is one of the oldest board games in the world and certainly one of the most popular. Although many new entertainments become available every year, classic board games seem to never go out of fashion. No wonder people are looking for a way to play favorite games on their iPhone, iPad or Android devices.

The game features 5 different styles of backgammon: Backgammon, Narde, Nackgammon, Old English and Tawla. Combining the classic gameplay with eye-catching graphics, Masters of Backgammon also puts a special emphasis on Internet competition to let players face each other online or share records. A user can invite a friend or a random opponent to play via Internet or Bluetooth connection, organize a tournament, play vs. AI or against a human in the hot-seat mode.

The new version features player chat, photo-realistic board graphics with a new game board “White crocodile”, smother Internet connection resulting in more comfortable play and the support for ELO rating system – an online rating system that provides honest and non-biased calculation of a relative user rank. Thus, not only does the game allow players to enjoy backgammon, it also encourages them to compete and further improve skills.

Pricing and availability:

Masters of Backgammon is available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, MacOS X, Android.
The price is $1.99 per license for iOS and MacOS X and $0.99 for Android.

About Company:

2KB Games is a modern game development company specializing on iPhone and iPad software including games. The developers are very passionate about board games and especially backgammon, so aside from game design they put much effort into popularizing such types of games as well.


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Dmitry Sokolov, CEO