Position 666, Category Race

Roll or Double?

Black vs White

Moneygame: Jacoby and Beaver

added at 3/7/2010 4:03 PM, from admin

Pipcount: 69(-5) - 74(+5)

Gnu BG ID:

With 5 pips lead in a 70 race, this is borderline double / no double.

Tags: close choice | short race (74 or less pips) |

One other action for this position:

    Cube Action:
    backgammon position number 666 - checkerplay.com

    Evaluation Level: 6 ply

    Winning Chances:

    Player: 70.15%70.15%0.00%0.00%
    Opponent: 29.85%29.85%0.00%0.00%

    Cubeful Equities:

    No Double:+0.617best
    Double / Take:+0.617best
    Double / Drop:+1.000+0.383

    Best Cube Action: Optional Double / Take

    Cubeless Equities:

    No Double:+0.403

    Software: eXtreme Gammon Version: 1.12

    User Comments:

    8/30/2014 9:30 AM, Martin: A rollout shows the correct cube action is no double/take. IMHO 6-ply is not advisable.

    9/1/2014 11:54 AM, admin: Martin is right, you find the roll-out at position #3131