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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2021 - Position 107

Updated: Jun 21, 2021


Unlimited Games. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?

A fairly straightforward ending very similar to a famous ending from the first ever World Cup featuring Joe Sylvester and Ray Glazer.

It is a three-roll ending where White has a take because he may only take only one or two rolls to bear off.

Not doubling is nearly a double blunder while dropping would be worse than a quintuple blunder!

I had the World Cup position as a reference position so I knew the answer as soon as the position occurred. Reference positions are incredibly useful in providing shortcuts to the correct solutions.

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