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2020 - Position 69

Updated: Apr 17


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Match Play. Red leads 5-0 to 7. How should Red play 62?


This is not the moment to play passively with 13/7, 6/4 and hope for better things later. White’s blots give Red the freedom to play aggressively with 20/18*, 20/14. This play is much better than 20/18*, 13/7 as Red should race for home once he has hit the blot.

This play will pick up 10% gammons and enable Red to win the match without any further recourse to the doubling cube.

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