• 2018 - Position 69

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

    A classic middle game position.

    Lots of potential for Red and a fair number of market losing sequences. White, on the other hand had a good home board and a lot of defensive possibilities, ranging from holding games to back games or even winning by going forward.

    Not surprisingly, this is a big double, but also a very clear take. The incorrect action, in either case, is a blunder.

    1 Comment

    • 1. Apr 15 2018 3:46PM by Peder

      D/T. Red has 16 pointing numbers on the 4-point. These are the good numbers, and even then White gets a reasonable backgame most of the time.

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