“Three Great Games”
Rollout of Game 3, Position 17a
From Backgammon: the Cruelest Game, by Barclay Cooke and Jon Bradshaw

Black to play 5-2.

Black enters on the 2 point and makes white’s bar point. Because white did not hit twice and black did roll the 5-2, he has come from far behind and is about even money now.

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

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Checker play: 3-ply
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5-2: Game BG   Equity
1 bar/18 W
−0.2749 x  *

Three Great Games,” Backgammon: the Cruelest Game

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

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