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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2020 - Position 222

Updated: Dec 10, 2020


Money Play. How should Red play 11?

There are a huge number of possible plays. The key is to maintain flexibility in order to hit any escaping checkers and to make the bar-point if only temporarily.

It would be an error to play 8/7(2) with two of the aces. Red needs to keep White’s sixes blocked and also if White rolls 51 Red wants that checker to get stuck on his bar-point. The top three plays are 15/11; 15/14, 15/12 and 15/14, 13/10 with nothing much to choose between them.

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