Post-Crawford Redoubles

by Douglas Zare
1 April 2011


Douglas Zare

A lot of match equity is at stake in each game after the Crawford game, and also on large cubes, but the backgammon literature says little about the intersection of these situations. This column fills that appropriate gap. Sometimes studying the most extreme backgammon situations can help with ordinary situations, and sometimes it's just fun.

After a tough Crawford game, you double immediately, and your opponent takes. To your surprise, before the next roll your opponent redoubles, and you realize that you were leading in the match. Oops. Now what?
 

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