• 2019 - Position 104

    XGID=aBBAa-B-BA--cCA--e-e----A-:1:-1:1:31:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. How should Red play 31?

    This is not the time for pusillanimity by playing 13/9.

    A blitz is a blitz and it must be continued until it succeeds or fails – normally in dramatic fashion.

    The correct play here 8/4*.

    13/9 is a blunder and anything else is much worse.

    4 Comments

    • 1. Jun 10 2019 4:44PM by Leo

      8/4*. Continue the blitz so as not to let white anchor. Lots of gammons if white doesn't hit back (16 misses)

    • 2. Jun 10 2019 6:09PM by Peder

      I agree with Leo, 8/4*.

    • 3. Jun 10 2019 7:36PM by Mackenzie

      8/4* must be right here. Once your deep home board points have been made, the blitz often becomes more viable.

    • 4. Jun 10 2019 10:42PM by Ben

      Attention Shoppers: Clean up on aisle 4! Six blots are too many for Maintenance. 13/9

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