Georgia Photo: The Heat Is On Residents of Abanotubani (Bath District), one of Tbilisi's oldest districts, play backgammon next to the dome of a bath house. Keram Rashoev (left), a 46-year-old an ethnic Kurd and a local backgammon legend, says that in Abanotubani there are no ethnic differences and people treat each other "based on the deeds, not blood." Temo Bardzimashvili is a freelance photojournalist based in Tbilisi.
July 18, 2013 - EurasiaNet
Anne Heche in FOXNews When their son, Homer, stays with Laffoon in Los Angeles, he sends the boy to preschool or leaves him with nannies and baby sitters while he "plays pingpong, backgammon and poker and views pornography online," Heche stated.
Peter Andre in Daily Telegraph But their similar interests don't end there, with Andre saying: "Then afterwards we're gonna play backgammon. He'sa big fan, but I'm gonna teach him a thing or two."
Ehud Barak in AFP The Iranians don't play backgammon, they play chess and in fact they invented the game,Barak, himself an avid chess player, said in an interview with Haaretz newspaper, referring to the Islamic republic's atomic programme.