• 2018 - Position 158

    XGID=a--BBBD-A-A-bB-b-bccb---A-:0:0:1:00:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?

    It looks scary for White and he could easily lose a gammon, but his broken prime is a strong asset and it gives him enough chances to take. In fact, the take is fairly comfortable.

    Red leads in the race but if he cannot escape his rear checker he will run into trouble. Meanwhile White still has two points to enter unless Red rolls a very good number.

    2 Comments

    • 1. Sep 13 2018 10:34PM by Ben

      Looks like D/T to me.

    • 2. Sep 14 2018 7:30AM by Leo

      If red can close his home board there are plenty of gammons, and he is well ahead in the race. Double. But red's back checker has to navigate past a broken 5 prime which may not be easy. Take.

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