Position 18, page 76
From The Backgammon Book, by Oswald Jacoby and John R. Crawford

White to play 4-2.

Make your four point. This is a good roll, and no discussion of alternates is necessary. Your four point is very valuable, obviously, and any other play will expose a blot needlessly.

8/4, 6/4
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White rolls 4-2

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4-2: Game BG   Equity
1 8/4, 6/4 W
+0.1767 x  *

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