Unlimited Games. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?
This type of position is deceptive. On average it will take three rolls to get his outside checkers home. Meanwhile White is favourite to enter on each roll.
Red’s pip count is not true. We need to add at least 8 pips to compensate for his wastage. His dead checkers will also reduce his flexibility when bearing in
Red is favourite and should double but White has a relatively comfortable take.