• 2018 - Position 188

    XGID=-BCBbCC----------Bcbbbbb--:0:0:1:11:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. How should Red play 11?

    This position was originally posted by Phil Simborg and leads to a very simple rule of thumb. When your opponent has a perfect board don’t leave any unnecessary shots. Thus 17/15(2) is the correct play.

    Take a checker from White’s 2-pt and put it on his 3-pt and 17/13 becomes the correct play.

    2 Comments

    • 1. Nov 6 2018 7:21PM by Peder

      17/15(2). This is not the time to leave a shot.

    • 2. Nov 7 2018 7:32AM by Leo

      17/15(2). There's no need to risk a fly shot when up in the race nearly 20 pips.

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