This problem comes from a training session with one of my students. He had this position in a match and wanted my opinion on it. Even with the Quiz Factor I couldn’t see beyond 6/3, 4/3
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Match Play. Red trails 0-5 to 7. How should Red play 63?
eXtreme Gammon ID: XGID=--a-a-EAB---dD---c-e-a--BA:0:0:1:51:0:0:0:5:10
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- May 30, 2023
White’s structure and overall position is far too threatening to make a passive move here such as 13/11, 8/4 or 8/4, 6/4. Blue needs to make a tempo play here and therefore the four must