• 2018 - Position 217

    XGID=-BACBbC-B---b---aB-cbbb-a-:0:0:1:00:4:5:0:7:10

    Match Play. Red trails 4-5 to 7. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?

    A terrible double for money but a good solid double at this match score. Nearly a quarter of Red’s wins will be gammons and that is enough to make this a good double.

    Not doubling is an error but not quite a blunder.

    2 Comments

    • 1. Dec 18 2018 10:13PM by Leo

      Pretty sure this is a no double take for money, but at this score red can be more aggressive in doubling. It's certainly a big take, and given the score, I'd venture a double.

    • 2. Dec 19 2018 2:45AM by Ben

      ND/T.

Photo crop (passport)

Web feed

Welcome to my blog of interesting backgammon positions.

These will be posted more or less daily and also tweeted. As I add a new position I will give a commentary for the previous one.

Follow me

Please leave your comments by clicking on the word 'comment' beneath the problem..

Readers are invited to send in their own positions for possible inclusion in Position of the Day to Chris.

You are viewing the text version of this site.

To view the full version please install the Adobe Flash Player and ensure your web browser has JavaScript enabled.

Need help? check the requirements page.


Get Flash Player