• 2018 - Position 186

    XGID=---B-BDaB-A-fB---b-c-bAAa-:0:0:1:00:0:0:3:0:10

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

    To some this may look like an early double but in fact not doubling is a triple blunder.

    Red leads in race, threat and position and White only just has a take. That blot on his 1-pt may well come back to haunt him. Move it to safety on his 4-pt and Red has a bare double. Remember to consider all four quadrants of the board when making doubling decisions – it pays large dividends!

    2 Comments

    • 1. Oct 29 2018 4:49PM by Peder

      Better position and threats; race about even. Two out of three indicate D/T.

    • 2. Oct 29 2018 5:58PM by Leo

      Double is clear. White won't like taking this, but I think it is a take.

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