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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2021 - Position 14

Updated: Jan 22, 2021


Match Play. Red leads 3-0 to 5. How should Red play 31?

With only one rear checker to escape red does not want to leave unnecessary blots lying around. This precludes choosing 13/9*.

For once Falafel’s Law doesn’t work. Making the 5-pt is a triple blunder.

The rear checker does not need to advance – it should escape without much problem.

That just leaves the rather dull 10/9*/6 but for once dull is good. Any other move is either an error or a blunder.

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