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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2020 - Position 7

Updated: Jan 15, 2020


Match Play. Red leads 3-2 to 9. Should Red redouble? If redoubled, should White take?

For money this would be redouble and a small pass.

The match score and the cube value change that considerably. Because of the potential redouble to 8 by White, which kills gammons for both players, Red should hold the cube and play-on. He may well become too good and go on to win a gammon. Alternatively, he can make use of the cube later.

Redoubling at this match score is a significant error.

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