“Three Great Games”
Rollout of Game 2, Position 4b
From Backgammon: the Cruelest Game, by Barclay Cooke and Jon Bradshaw

White to play 4-3.

White enters on the 4 point and hits black’s blot on white’s 3 point with a man from his 6 point. It is mandatory for white to hit here in order to try to keep black busy, thereby protecting his open man on black’s 4 point.

bar/21, 6/3*
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Centered cube
White rolls 4-3

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4-3: Game BG   Equity
1 bar/21, 6/3* W
−0.3768 x  *

Three Great Games,” Backgammon: the Cruelest Game

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

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