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Money Game. Should Red redouble? If redoubled, should White take?
eXtreme Gammon ID: XGID=aBBCCCB---------------ce--:1:1:1:00:0:0:3:0:10

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I think many would choose 24/23, 13/11 here but that is not quite the best move.

White has ten checkers in the attack zone and also owns the 5-pt. Red’s best game plan is to equalise the

There are multiple choices but following the basic rules of playing backgammon openings leads one to the correct answer quite quickly.

It is far too early to make an anchor on the 23-pt