Asked in Backgammon
What Asian country does backgammon come from?
Asked in Board Games, Backgammon
Which Asian country invented Backgammon?
Many say backgammon originated in Mesopotamia in the Persian Empire, which today is Iran, Iraq and Syria. Some say the Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, and Romans played a form of backgammon probably derived from the earlier Indian game of Parcheesi. The Chinese believe that the game of Nard was invented in Western India and was used in China in mid 200s AD.
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