• 2019 - Position 144

    XGID=--AbB-CBBC--d----a-bbBbb--:0:0:1:54:6:4:1:7:10

    Match Play. Red leads 6-4 to 7 (Crawford). How should Red play 54?

    The key point about this position is not to give up the broken prime so 21/17*, 7/2 is virtually a blunder.

    Between the other moves 21/17*, 21/16 edges out 21/17*, 9/4 by a whisker but either move is perfectly acceptable.

    1 Comment

    • 1. Aug 9 2019 12:13PM by Ben

      21/17*;21/16 preserves Red's broken prime & dupicates 5's.

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