• 2019 - Position 149

    XGID=aBED--B------B-----bbcdc--:1:1:1:00:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. Should Red redouble? If redoubled, should White take?

    It is the double, not the take that is in question here. White is favourite to enter next roll and any hit will be a winner. Red has very few market losing sequences, but the volatility is just enough for Red to venture a redouble.

    The take is trivial and dropping would be nearly a triple blunder.

    3 Comments

    • 1. Aug 15 2019 2:26PM by Ben

      Re:Take.

    • 2. Aug 15 2019 8:57PM by Mackenzie

      I agree with Ben. The take looks clear, with White potentially winning in a race, with a fly shot, or even by entering and hitting on the following turn. I would wager that Red will lose their market most of the time after White fans, which should be reason enough to counter the ugly board.

    • 3. Aug 16 2019 10:07AM by Leo

      RD/T. Red has the best of it, but still needs to bring the two checkers on the 13pt home. I think white has a clear take, with a stronger home board and the potential to hit with a fly shot or scooting round and winning the race.

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