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  • Writer's pictureChris Bray

2022 - Position 178

Updated: Nov 2, 2022


Match Play. Red trails 0-4 to 7. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?

What would be a perfectly correct beaver for money becomes double/take because of the match score. Even then it is only just a double as White wins 47% of the time with a fair few gammons of his own to win the match.

However, at 0-4 to 7, Red is justified in doubling, even though he is on the bar. At 0-4 down you need to be aggressive with the cube, especially if there are gammons in the air!

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