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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2020 - Position 206

Updated: Nov 18, 2020


Money Play. How should Red play 41?

Red needs to get his checkers working and that stack on the 6-pt must be developed.

Owning the cube means Red is in the game until the end and he should try to have multiple game plan strategies. The best play is b/21, 6/5, aiming for a back game or a fast-developing forward position.

Bar/21, 22/21 is far too passive and makes White’s game easy to play. That play is a bad error. Bar/21, 4/3 is the second-best play. It wins fewer games but also loses fewer gammons than bar/21, 6/5.

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