“Three Great Games”
Rollout of Game 2, Position 13a
From Backgammon: the Cruelest Game, by Barclay Cooke and Jon Bradshaw

Black to play 5-2.

A tremendous saving shot for black, giving him a chance. Needless to say, he moves the back man off the 2 point all the way out.

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Tom Keith 2013 
Money play
Black owns 4-cube
Black rolls 5-2

1296 games with VR
Checker play: 3-ply
Cube play: XG Roller

5-2: Game BG   Equity
1 23/16 W
−0.7794 x  *

Three Great Games,” Backgammon: the Cruelest Game

Backgammon: the Cruelest Game (1974), by Barclay Cooke and Jon Bradshaw

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