Position 32, page 43
From Backgammon, the Cruelest Game, by Barclay Cooke and Jon Bradshaw

Black to play 6-2.

In normal circumstances, we have suggested that black move one man from white’s 12 point to his own 5 point. But the circumstances have now changed. In this instance, black’s best answer to the 2-1 is to bring two men down from white’s 12 point, placing them on his own 11 and bar points.

It is a sound offensive play. Black is vulnerable to a direct 6, but white may want to use a 6 to cover his blot on the 5 point. Any 6, 3, or 1 covers this blot, so it would be unwise for black to expose a man to being hit by a 4. Whenever possible, if you have to leave a blot, try to have it vulnerable to being hit by a number that your opponent could use elsewhere to his advantage.

13/7, 13/11  24/18, 13/11
Rollout

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Black rolls 6-2

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 6-2: Game G BG Equity 1 24/18, 13/11 W L .4409 .5591 .1096 .1895 .0054 .0097 −0.2952 2 13/5 W L .4307 .5693 .1221 .1819 .0061 .0105 −0.2998 (0.0046) 3 13/11, 13/7 W L .4332 .5668 .1225 .1903 .0071 .0120 −0.3076 (0.0124) 4 24/22, 13/7 W L .4318 .5682 .1173 .1819 .0058 .0086 −0.3112 (0.0160) 5 24/16 W L .4318 .5682 .1028 .1864 .0055 .0079 −0.3296 (0.0344)

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