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2019 - Position 198

By Chris Bray, Oct 28 2019 03:04PM

XGID=-BCDa-D--b--bB-----bbb-ca-:1:1:1:00:0:0:3:0:10


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


I wouldn’t blame anybody for holding the cube here but technically this a redouble and a take.


The take is very clear, but I think many would be surprised by the fact that this is a redouble. However, if Red is hit there will life after death in most instances.


Move the spare checker on White’s 2-pt to his ace-point, giving White a four-point home board, then the position becomes a no double. Always remember to look at all four quadrants of the board when making doubling decisions.


The key is to consider the redouble at all. Many would miss the opportunity.





2 comments
Oct 28 2019 03:42PM by Leo

Red has a huge racing lead and good things can happen as long as he can survive the next couple of rolls. Redouble. White has a strong home board and plenty of contact left. Take.

Oct 29 2019 10:35AM by Peder

I prefer to keep the cube. ND/T.

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