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Tournament Backgammon 5: A Short Match, part 1

Bill Robertie

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Bill Robertie << read more about this coach >>

Published on May 02, 10

In Episode 5, we’ll look at the first game of a 5-point match which was decided in two exciting games. Game 1 involved many difficult early plays which eventually led to a small advantage for Black. Although he doubled prematurely, he followed up his double with a great shot which gave him excellent gammon chances. In the latter part of the game, Black played aggressively for a gammon while White tried to maintain his board and save the gammon with a late hit.

Backgammon

BG

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