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Strategic Choices - Gains And Drawbacks

27 Jan 2001 - by Steve Sax

In Steve Sax's fifth and final Strategic Choices article, we look at a midfield standoff where leaving a checker open has its pros and cons. Thank you Steve for all your contributions to our community website and the best of luck to you!

 

Rating:  3.89
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Strategic Choices - Gains And Drawbacks

27 Jan 2001 - by Steve Sax

In Steve Sax's fifth and final Strategic Choices article, we look at a midfield standoff where leaving a checker open has its pros and cons. Thank you Steve for all your contributions to our community website and the best of luck to you!

Rating:  3.89

Strategic Choices - Calculated Risks For Large Benefits

26 Jan 2001 - by Steve Sax

In article 4, Steve Sax clarifies a position that one can easily play wrong. Overlooking the easy play to find opportunities involving small risks can often lead to big rewards in the form of more gammon and backgammon chances.

Rating:  4.33

Strategic Choices - Snowie, Intuition And The Variables

25 Jan 2001 - by Steve Sax

Today Steve comments on a position in which Snowie disagrees with his play and enlightens us how to judge the bot's evaluation. While Snowie is often right, one should take a close look at variables such as race, timing, flexibility and others.

Rating:  4.42

Strategic Choices - Market Losers And The Bluff

24 Jan 2001 - by Steve Sax

In the article 2, Steve Sax explains a difficult concept of the game commonly known as the "market-losing" sequence. Understanding the market losers can assist a player in making a decision on whether one should double now or wait.

Rating:  4.18

Strategic Choices - Common Sense And The Chances

22 Jan 2001 - by Steve Sax

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Steve Sax as our Guest Expert in five articles this week. Steve's live tournament record glows with victories following in the footsteps of his mom, Ricky Sax, the 1980 U.S. Women's Open Backgammon Champion.

Rating:  4.93

Strategic Choices - A Methodical Look At All the Angles

30 Dec 2000 - by Ray Fogerlund

Ray Fogerlund, who plays as Coolrey on GamesGrid, is outspoken and thorough in his review of three positions we selected from his online matches. Ray deems the Snowie + GamesGrid formula as "The best available learning tool ever!"

Rating:  4.10

Strategic Choices - The Standpoint Of A World Champ

10 Dec 2000 - by Frank Frigo

World Champ Frank Frigo joins us today to discuss his views on five positions played on the GamesGrid Backgammon server. Read on for more info on this unique weekly concept in strategy articles by some of the top players in the world.

Rating:  4.46
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