As of 2015, backgammon instructions for beginners are available at Backgammon-Play.net, Backgammon-Bina.co.uk and Hasbro.com. Each set of instructions includes at least one picture with diagram to show a visual illustration of the instructions.
At Backgammon-Play.net, the player sees a variety of pictures and displays along with detailed instructions on how to begin, play and determine a winner. The text appears in small and large paragraphs.
Backgammon-Bina.co.uk provides a variety or pictures and diagrams to understand the basic instructions. However, these directions are text heavy and very detail orientated.
Hasbro.com offers a single picture and diagram to set up the game. Most of the instructions appear in a bullet-point format. This website provides a PDF format for the instructions, making it easy to print them.