Chris Bray Final logo

Welcome to my blog of interesting backgammon positions.


These will be posted more or less daily and also tweeted. As I add a new position I will give a  commentary for the previous one.


Follow me


Please leave your comments.


Readers are invited to send in their own positions for possible inclusion in Position of the Day to Chris.

2019 - Postion 216

By Chris Bray, Nov 27 2019 03:04PM


Match Play. Double Match Point. How should Red play 21?

At DMP killing checkers is a crime to be avoided.

Over the board Red played 6/3 but that is a blunder. White’s board is irreparably broken and Red must maximise contact and hitting potential. The correct play is 8/5, starting the point that Red really wants to make.

Nov 27 2019 07:35PM by Leo

8/5. White's board has crunched and there is a blot exposed. Given that red is behind in the race, any other play looks more destructive.

Add a comment
* Required
RSS Feed

Web feed

Position of the Day header thin