Position 48c, page 131
From The Backgammon Book, by Oswald Jacoby and John R. Crawford

White to play 1-1.

With either 1-1 or 3-1, make your five point, hitting your opponent’s blot (in both cases moving one man each from your eight and six points). Don’t both to protect the man on your four point. If he is hit, you will have a good potential back game; if he is not hit, you have an excellent chance to make five points in a row.

8/5*, 6/5
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White rolls 1-1

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1-1: Game BG   Equity
1 8/5*, 6/5 W
−0.6762 x  *
2 8/5*/4 W
−0.7578 (0.0816) 

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