Position 24, page 31
From Backgammon, the Cruelest Game, by Barclay Cooke and Jon Bradshaw

Black to play 5-5.

Bring two men from white’s 12 point all the way to black’s 3 point. This roll is the most odious of doubles. It accomplishes relatively little and forces two men more or less out of position. It becomes especially awkward when followed by further 5’s.

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Black rolls 5-5

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5-5: Game BG   Equity
1 13/3(2) W
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