Endgame Hit Parade

by Walter Trice
22 July 2009

Walter Trice

Good backgammon play produces better results than bad play, but only in the long run. It is a very common experience to consider two alternative checker plays, pick play A over play B, and then watch your opponent roll some crushing joker that would almost surely have given you the game -- if only you had made play B. A run of "unjust" outcomes in similar positions can even produce an unconscious bias that leads to deteriorating performance. That is one reason why many experts never stop studying the game.

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