VIDO | FAQS | BUY BACKGAMMON BOARDS ONLINE. ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS.

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We use Vegan leather, which is a conscious alternative to animal leather increasingly used by the most renowned fashion designers and luxury automakers like Tesla, Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari. Most sought for by those concerned with animal welfare, it’s made from polyurethane (PU), that is more eco-friendly and longer lasting than most other plastic. At VIDO, we use the highest-quality vegan leathers that give an amazing touch and feel. Water-based, solvent-free, and with increased sustainability in the production process, our vegan leather is also less harming to the environment, as the tanning and dyeing of animal leather takes loads of energy and toxic chemicals.

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We know how important the size of checkers is to Backgammon lovers. Our checkers for our Large Backgammon Sets are respecting the competition size cherished by aficionados: the famous 44mm diameter standard. For our Medium Backgammon Sets, we made sure to keep a pleasant wide diameter of 29mm. See our checkers collection

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VIDO currently offer to sizes of backgammon boards: A large backgammon set is designed for tournaments and competition, with 44mm checkers and a handle for convenience of transport. Dimensions: 51 x 36 x 6.5 cm or 20 x 14 x 2.6 inch. The medium backgammon is a versatile option meant for passionate gamers, as well as casual players. You can use it anywhere, whether at home or outdoors. Dimensions: 38x 24.5 x 5.5 cm or 15 x 9.7 x 2.1 inch. You can find the dimensions in the product description when placing an order. 

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At VIDO, we’re strict about delivering the full pleasure of authentic backgammon. To achieve the smoothest gliding and a great touch and feel, our high-quality resin checkers undergo a precise polishing process. And our arrow carpets are made with the fine velvet traditionally used on competition boards. You will just love moving your checkers around our boards.

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The objective of playing the backgammon game is to move all the checkers to the home board and bear them off (remove them from the board). Click here to read more about the Backgammon rules.

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VIDO backgammon consists of a game board, 30 checkers, 4 dices and a doubling cube. It is played by two players with each player having 15 checkers of a particular colour and a pair of dice. The backgammon game board has 4 quadrants with each quadrant having 6 long triangles called pips or points. Each alternate triangle has a similar colour in alternate rows. Each player has a home board and outer board with a divider called a bar separating them. To start playing backgammon, each player must roll a die, and the one who gets the highest number on rolling it will move the checkers first. Then, the players alternate turns rolling both the dice and move the checkers according to the number rolled. Every time they roll the dice, it determines the points to move the checkers, which are moved forward in the direction of the home board. When all your checkers move out of the home board first, you win. Click here to read more about the Backgammon rules.

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The doubling cube is a key element of the game, enjoyed by backgammon experts. Used to raise the stakes during the game, it adds a new dimension to your strategy. We invite you to discover how to use it by reading the Backgammon rules on the Backgammon Wikipedia page (Section 1.4). Challenge your opponent and double the fun with our signature handmade crystal cube - our videau!

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You can buy a VIDO backgammon set online at https://vido-backgammon.com/ . All you have to do is to fill in a form with details such as your email address, name and address and mobile number and make the payment.

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If you lost a checker or a die, don’t worry. You can order replacements on our website. Checkers can be purchased by unit, and dices by two pieces, so you don’t have to replace your all set. Click on this link to shop our accessories.

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We use only durable and quality materials for our backgammon boards, so you can trust your board will last very long, should you follow our below care tips: Avoid prolonged sun exposure and keep away from heat sources. Do not spill liquid on the arrow board felt or the vegan leather of your board. In such unfortunate case, wipe off and absorb the excess liquid immediately with a dry clean cloth. To remove minor stains on the vegan leather, use a soft and lightly damp cloth.

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Sometimes, during very busy periods like festive seasons, the delivery companies and customs services get somewhat swamped, meaning that deliveries may run slightly behind schedule. But don’t worry, your order is in good hands as we use only world class express delivery companies. You can always follow where it is using the tracking number you received by email.  And, of course, we are always available, and you can contact us anytime should you have any questions.

Orders & Shipping

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Once you have placed your order, you will receive an email from contact@vido-backgammon.com confirming your order. If you created an account on vido-backgammon.com when you placed your order, you will also find your order in your account.

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We have a 7-day return policy, which means you have 7 days after receiving your item to request a return. You can see our detailed return policy by clicking here. For exchange, the fastest way to ensure you get what you want is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item. You can always contact us for any return question at contact@vido-backgammon.com.

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Yes. Our products are assembled in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and can be shipped to most countries around the world.

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How do I know track the delivery of my order?

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On average, your order will take 3 to 4 days to arrive. We work with FEDEX and UPS, famous express delivery companies, among the fastest and most reliable in the world. Our products are assembled and stored in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. When your order is ready, we dispatch it ourselves using FEDEX or UPS express delivery services. The courier company will deliver the product straight to your door, and depending on the countries, will contact you to inform you of the time of delivery. With us, your order is in good hands!

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We work with FEDEX and UPS, famous express delivery companies, among the fastest and most reliable in the world. The courier company will deliver the product straight to your door, and depending on the countries, will contact you to inform you of the time of delivery. With us, your order is in good hands!

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Our products are assembled and stored in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. When your order is ready, we dispatch it ourselves using FEDEX or UPS express delivery services. The courier company will deliver the product straight to your door, and depending on the countries, will contact you to inform you of the time of delivery.

Payments & Security

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We accept most credit/debit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, Amex. Alternatively, you can also use your Paypal account. Please contact us by email or WhatsApp should you wish to opt for a payment via Paypal.

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Payment is totally secure on our website. Our payment systems are handled by Paytabs, a world leader in secure online payments, and we will never share your personal information with anyone else. Paytabs uses the latest version of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) system. All transactions data are transmitted on secure servers in encrypted form. This ensures that no one can intercept the transaction and obtain sensitive information. You can view further information on PayTabs’ security standards here.

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We never have nor keep your bank or debit/credit card details. When you are placing your order, the payment takes place directly on the PayTabs website. PayTabs are the secure online payment systems we use.

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