• 2019 - Position 91

    XGID=-BaabAC-E---dBa--b-bB--b--:1:1:1:54:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. How should Red play 54?

    As those who have commented have noted this is a glorious opportunity for a Triple Tiger play with 8/3*, 6/2*!!

    Not only that, it is the correct play and anything else is a double blunder or worse.

    Red’s 5-pt anchor and White’s very poor structure give Red the licence for the big play.

    My old friend, Bigplay Barry McAdam would have loved this one. May he RIP.

    4 Comments

    • 1. May 21 2019 7:45PM by Peder

      Triple tiger? 8/3*, 6/2*.

    • 2. May 21 2019 7:49PM by Leo

      I was looking at the position, and thought to myself, triple tiger? And low and behold I click to add a comment and Peder has got there before me with the exact same words! So, whatever the outcome triple tiger must be right!

    • 3. May 21 2019 10:54PM by Mackenzie

      I like the sound of a triple tiger, but, categorically speaking, would we not also have to put three checkers on the bar if we were to consider it one? However we choose to put it, that would be my play as well. Although it at first appears very loose, I think the other options of killing a checker or coming off the anchor look too panicky.

    • 4. May 22 2019 12:48PM by Ben

      Is there a seat left? I want to get on the banwagon as well!

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