Position 57, page 96
From Backgammon for Blood, by Bruce Becker

White to play 6-2.

If he has men on W1 and W5, as in this position, for example, he can hit a blot you place on W7 in twenty-three ways, and a blot you place on W9, W10, or W1 can be hit in sixteen ways. But if you hit him on W5 (with a 6-2, say) he can re-enter and hit you back in only twenty-one ways; you are obviously better off to hit him under these circumstances. And if he does not hit you in turn, you then have twenty-four ways in which to make this point. It’s a good move; it’s also infinitely better to do this than to move to B7, in case you are thinking about splitting your back men in that fashion.

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