2020 - Position 69
Updated: Apr 17
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.