• 2019 - Position 93

    XGID=-B-BaCB-B---bB-c-c-d-Bb---:0:0:1:65:0:0:3:0:10

    Money Play. How should Red play 65?

    Ahead in the race, stripped on all the outer board points and with the better home board, everything points to a running play and 21/10 is clearly the correct play. 13/8, 13/7 only postpones matters. Red must go now despite the lack of duplication.

    Anything other than 21/10 is at least a double blunder!

    3 Comments

    • 1. May 24 2019 1:30AM by Ben

      13/2 looks right to me. It's simply unnecessary to give up our anchor just yet. And this play duplicates White's one's as well.

      chor just yet. And this play duplicates White's one's as well.

    • 2. May 24 2019 8:27AM by Leo

      Red is ahead in the race and has the stronger home board, which suggests breaking the anchor now with 21/10 . The other play which stands out is 13/8,13/7. However, this play completely disconnects the back checkers. I think 21/10 is the right play here.

    • 3. May 24 2019 2:50PM by Peder

      21/10. When ahead in the race, race!

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