I hope you considered hitting with 22/16* and then swiftly rejected it. The last thing Red wants to do here is lose a gammon. Losing a single game is of little consequence because White
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Match Play Doubling
Match Play. Red trails 8-9 to 11. Should Red double? If doubled, should White take?
eXtreme Gammon ID: XGID=-a-B-aDAB---cD--ad-e----B-:0:0:1:00:8:9:0:11:10
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