• 2019 - Position 170

    XGID=aBBB-bB---D-bC---b-cab-b--:0:0:1:00:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?

    The White checker on the bar makes just enough of a difference to push this into pass territory but it is very close. The number of extra gammons won is the key difference. The take is not an error in technical terms. Not doubling, however, is a double blunder.

    However, the double/pass decision is based upon perfect play. If Red were a cautious enough player to move 10/2 with a 62, following double/take, then you should take as White. (The correct play is 13/7, 10/8.)

    4 Comments

    • 1. Sep 16 2019 7:43PM by Mackenzie

      This looks like a D/T to my eyes. Red has a commanding racing lead but an awkward structure. I think Red could lose their market if White fans. I think White will get enough hitting opportunities from here to justify a take.

    • 2. Sep 16 2019 9:46PM by Leo

      D/P - Red's racing lead is huge - I don't think white can take this.

    • 3. Sep 17 2019 5:12AM by Ben

      D/T.

    • 4. Sep 17 2019 9:26AM by Peder

      D/T. When in doubt, take.

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