Position 12, page 72
From The Backgammon Book, by Oswald Jacoby and John R. Crawford

White to play 6-1.

Make your bar point. One of the best opening rolls. You make your bar point and have a powerful block of three points in a row: your six, bar, and eight points.

13/7, 8/7
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