# How many checkers can you stack in backgammon?

## How many checkers can you stack in backgammon?

There is no limit to the number of checkers that can be on one point. In fact, it is possible to have all fifteen of your checkers on one point at the same time (though this is very rare). When you have more than five checkers on a point, it is usually a good idea to stack some of the checkers on top of others.

## Do you get another turn if you roll doubles in backgammon?

A player also receives an extra turn after a roll of 1-2 or of doubles. Hypergammon is a variant of backgammon in which players have only three checkers on the board, starting with one each on the 24-, 23- and 22-points.

## How do you get a checkered off the bar in backgammon?

For example, if one or more of your checkers are on the bar, you cannot bear off any checkers, even if all of your other checkers are on your home board. You may bear off a checker by rolling the number that corresponds to the point on which that checker resides.

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## Do you have to roll the exact number to bear off?

To bear off one man, you need the exact dice to just remove it. This means that to bear off a man on the 3 point, you need to roll a 3. The farthest men can always bear-off, even if the dice is greater than the checker position. In the position below, if white rolls a 6, it can bear off the checker from the 5 point.