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Backgammon Terms starting with 'I'

Inactive Builder - A checker that is presently part of a prime or a block but which has the prospect of being used later to make another point or be part of another block.

Indirect Shot - A checker that is seven or more pips away as opposed to a Direct Shot which is six pips or less away. See also Combination Shot and Fly Shot

Inner Table (Home Board) - The sector or quadrant of the board where you must enter all your checkers first, before you can start to bear them off. The Inner Table consists of points 1 to 6.

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