# What Is Backgammon Equity I have been teaching beginner and intermediate backgammon players for about 20 years. I have stopped drilling match equity and take points into them.
Cubeless Equity: The value of a position if the game is played without a doubling cube. This is a value between -3 and +3 and is equal to P(W) + P(Wg) + .
If you have ever played backgammon, you are very likely to have. Equity is the value of a position, it says what it is worth, hence what positions are better than .
In backgammon, equity is the point value of a game at a given position. A positive equity means you are ahead in the game while a negative equity means you .
Backgammon match equity describes the value of an asset from a certain point throughout the game. The equity can reveal the percentage likelihood of winning .
I understand the general principals behind it but they're just arbitrary numbers to me, at the minute. Relative to each other I can gather good .
In October 1996 someone posted a common question to rec.games.backgammon: "Can someone please explain equity to me and how it is calculated?