Prime Versus Prime Part 2

Money Play. Should Red redouble? If redoubled, should White take?
eXtreme Gammon ID: XGID=a-BBBBC----A-----AAdbdbbA-:1:1:1:00:0:0:1:0:10

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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.


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