2022 - Position 27
Updated: Feb 14
Match Play. Double Match Point. How should Red play 43?
When in doubt, hit. That adage has held true over time, and it holds here.
With the cube out of play, gammons not counting for either player and holding an anchor, it is very clear to hit here with bar/21, 8/5*. In a money game with an active cube which Red holds the hit is even clearer.
Not hitting gives White time to consolidate.