Position 60, page 141
From The Backgammon Book, by Oswald Jacoby and John R. Crawford

White to play 6-3.

White has to bear off one man from the six point and may either bear a man from the three point or move a man from the five to the two point.

It is usually correct to move an odd man from a high point, but this time the correct play is to bear the man from the three point. In addition to giving you an infinitesimal extra chance to win a gammon, the play is far safer.

6/off, 3/off
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Black owns 2-cube
White rolls 6-3

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6-3: Game BG   Equity
1 6/off, 3/off W
+1.0424 x  *
2 6/off, 5/2 W
+0.9634 (0.0790) 

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