• 2019 - Position 162

    XGID=-bB-DBC-B--aBa-----bbbcaa-:1:-1:1:65:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. How should Red play 65?

    Logic says that the extra two shots after 12/7, 12/6 must be worth it because:

    • Red clears the more difficult point

    • White has two home board blots

    • If White misses the shot it will be much easier to tidy up the blot than after 8/3, 8/2.

    The rollouts confirm this with 8/3, 8/2 being classified as a blunder.

    2 Comments

    • 1. Sep 5 2019 3:06AM by Ben

      8/2;8/3 looks right to me.

    • 2. Sep 5 2019 6:51AM by Leo

      12/6,12/7.Red must leave a shot, and as he is up in the race the point that needs clearing the most is the 12pt.

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