
Quiz

GammonSaving Quiz
Dr. Jeff Ward, 1981
Las Vegas Backgammon Magazine, December 1981
In enjoyed Bill Robertie's Cube and Checker Play Quizzes so much that I just had to give the idea a try myself — so, with apologies to Bill for the similarity of format, I present the following quiz.
In each position, Black owns the cube and is on roll in a money game. Black has fifteen men on the board; White has less. Select the best play for Black's roll.
Problem 1



Black to play 42.
(Answer here.)


Problem 2



Black to play 22.
(Answer here.)


Problem 3



Black to play 53.
(Answer here.)


Problem 4



Black to play 52.
(Answer here.)


Problem 5



Black to play 31.
(Answer here.)


Problem 6



Black to play 61.
(Answer here.)


Problem 7



Black to play 43.
(Answer here.)


Problem 8



Black to play 42.
(Answer here.)


Problem 9



Black to play 51.
(Answer here.)


Problem 10



Black to play 44.
(Answer here.)


Problem 11



Black to play 32.
(Answer here.)


Problem 12



Black to play 11.
(Answer here.)


Problem 13



Black to play 31.
(Answer here.)


Problem 14



Black to play 54.
(Answer here.)


Problem 15



Black to play 21.
(Answer here.)


Problem 16



Black to play 33.
(Answer here.)


Problem 17



Black to play 62.
(Answer here.)


Problem 18



Black to play 42.
(Answer here.)


Problem 19



Black to play 11.
(Answer here.)


Problem 20



Black to play 21.
(Answer here.)

