Bruce Becker, in his later 1974 book, Backgammon for Blood, carries on the tradition: "Some fifty years or so ago some genius who wanted more action than he was getting with the double and triple game invented the doubling cube."
We must assume that redoubling was invented at the same time and there is no. The doubling cube did not arrive for some years and initially matchsticks were
Historical information about the doubling cube in backgammon — when was it invented, and who invented it.
An irreverent but astonishingly accurate and witty history of backgammon. .. Until recently history didn't record who invented the doubling–cube, but it was .
A doubling cube is a die marked with the numbers 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and 64.. it was Oswald Jacoby, a Backgammon author, who invented and promoted the rule.