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Backgammon Terms starting with 'E'

Exposed Checker - A blot within range of a direct shot.

Equity - The expected value of a backgammon position. Specifically, the sum of the values of the possible outcomes from a given position with each value multiplied by its probability of occurrence.

Edge Of A Prime - The point directly in front of a prime. Efficient Double A double made at the point of maximum effectiveness, when it would be correct either to take or drop.

End Game - The phase of the game which starts when either player begins to bear off or at which no further contact is possible.

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