Position 35c, page 61
From Better Backgammon, by Tim Holland

Should White
double to 4?

Things are drastically different from Position 35a in Black’s home board. Now, when Black resumes bearing off, he will probably miss several times. In a position such as this, you are well favored to win.

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White owns 2-cube
White on roll

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Checker play: 3-ply
Cube play: XG Roller

Cube Action Game BG   Equity
No double W
+0.6690 x  *
Double Take W
+0.5621 +0.5621 (0.1069) 
Drop +1.0000

  White is not good enough to redouble  

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