Position 579, Category Bear Off

Roll or Double?

Black vs White

Moneygame: Jacoby and Beaver

added at 3/7/2010 9:55 AM, from admin

Pipcount: 7(+2) - 5(-2)

Gnu BG ID:

This position illustrates the Jacoby paradox. Would whites position be better(e.g. just a man on the one point), you should double, but when you keep the cube, you win in the sequences, where you miss and white misses also.

Tags: 2 checkers | Jacoby paradox |

One other action for this position:

    Cube Action:
    backgammon position number 579 - checkerplay.com

    Evaluation Level: 7 ply

    Winning Chances:

    Player: 59.29%59.29%0.00%0.00%
    Opponent: 40.71%40.71%0.00%0.00%

    Cubeful Equities:

    No Double:+0.187best
    Double / Take:+0.111-0.076
    Double / Drop:+1.000+0.813

    Best Cube Action: No Double / Take

    Cubeless Equities:

    No Double:+0.186

    Software: eXtreme Gammon Version: 1.12