Double Match Point

by Stick
25 March 2009


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It is my hope in the coming months to tackle match play at the most common scores starting with double match point, or dmp, and working out to at least –5 –5, both players being 5 points away from winning the match. It is a key element of tournament backgammon to understand as much as possible about the most common scores. Many matches start off longer in length. Matches to 9, 11, or 13 are most common but a lot of these matches en
 

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