Early 5-5 Blitz

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eXtreme Gammon ID: XGID=-b----E-CA--eD---aAc--b-bA:0:0:1:32:2:0:0:7:10

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As usual one should look at the unlimited games variation first and then adjust for the match score.

Clearly Red is a huge favourite. In addition, Red will win a high percentage of gammons

24/14 gives Red a very disconnected position and puts no real pressure on White.

Theory says that because White has an advanced anchor Red should try to obtain his own high anchor.

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