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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2022 - Position 146

Updated: Sep 1, 2022


Match Play. Red leads 4-2 to 5. How should Red play 66?

The cube is put of play which makes a huge difference. For money 23/5, 11/5 is very clearly best because a fan by White gives Red a redouble that White must drop (just)

With no active cube 23/17, 23/11, 7/1 just noses out 23/11(2) but it is very, very close because nobody likes killing a checker. The key here is to understand just how much the different cube scenarios radically impact the checker play.

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