• 2019 - Position 98


    Match Play. Red trails 1-2 to 7. Should Red redouble? If redoubled, should White take?

    For money this would be a borderline redouble and a trivial take.

    At this score the redouble is much clearer because White cannot get full value from a later redouble to 8.

    An innocuous position but even here the match score has a major influence. Not redoubling would be a very bad error.


    • 1. May 31 2019 10:18PM by Ben

      No Redouble/Take.

    • 2. Jun 1 2019 6:00AM by Leo

      Using Ward's adjusted pip count method (47-52), and bearing in mind the score, I'd say this is a redouble/take.

    • 3. Jun 1 2019 12:29PM by Peder

      I think this is RD/T for money, and I don't think the score changes anything.

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