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2019 - Position 194

By Chris Bray, Oct 22 2019 09:27AM


Money Play. How should Play 53?

Once you find 10/2 the play becomes obvious. The key is to consider it as a candidate play.

If White hits he will still be behind a prime with much work to do. If White fans, Red can quickly complete a closeout and win a gammon.

Any move other than 10/2 is a double blunder.

Oct 22 2019 01:33PM by Ben

Having doubled, 8/5.8/3 looks like the best play to me.

Oct 22 2019 08:13PM by Leo

10/2. Anything else just looks too awkward.

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