Final Contact

by Douglas Zare
1 September 2011


Douglas Zare

We understand backgammon races pretty well using tools such as the pip count and effective pip count.

What about contact positions where each side has only one checker in play?

In this column, we will look at positions such as the following:





White on roll.
How often does Red win from here?

 
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