• 2019 - Position 25

    XGID=--bBBBDBB--------bbcbbaa-A:0:0:1:00:0:0:3:0:10

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

    Just for once ‘taking a roll’ is correct. At a lot of match scores this would be a perfectly valid double, but for money Red is too far away from the top of his doubling window to give the cube away here.

    The cube is likely to be more valuable to him later on when he will want to give White a much more difficult decision. At the moment White has a trivial take and Red should not double although doing so is actually not even a technical error as he gives up only 0.023 equity points.

    1 Comment

    • 1. Feb 13 2019 8:02PM by Leo

      This is a clear take, but I'm not sure about the double - Not all the rolls are that great for red (14,15,16). hitting isn't necessarily good either (26,24,22,34). I'd wait a roll. ND/T.

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