• 2019 - Position 11

    XGID=bB----D-B---dE---d-e----B-:0:0:1:00:0:5:0:7:10

    Match Play. Red trails 0-5 to 7. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?

    For money this is a very clear no double but obviously the match score has a huge influence.

    Now not doubling is a double blunder. The take is clear but uncomfortable and if White is the much stronger player letting this one go would probably be the correct decision as Red’s position is easy to play. Just keep blitzing until the blitz either succeeds or stalls.

    2 Comments

    • 1. Jan 16 2019 7:44PM by Leo

      Red doesn't need much to double at this score, and two white blots on the bar with a 2pt point board to white's one point is enough. I think white has a clear take, though.

    • 2. Jan 16 2019 10:45PM by Ben

      D/D ATS.

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