« previous next » Print Pages: 1 Go Down Author Topic: Cube 101 - Cube at 2 away? (Read 6228 times) sixty_something Pops Fibsboard Executive VIP Donor 2014 Fibsboarder ++ Posts: 910 facts? mere enemies of truth Cube 101 - Cube at 2 away? « on: January 25, 2008, 12:08:43 PM » this position occurred in the finals of a late night fnTourney between RickrinSF (red) and me (white) .. we both thought we made the right decision, one of us did the other a big blunderone vote per user .. results of the poll are shown only after you have votedyou may enter the ID's below into GNU or Snowie to evaluate your answer after you've voted, unless you'd like to pretend you have a 2000+ rating if you are just too curious about the correct response, see the txt file for GNU's analysis after you've votedPosition ID: Z/YMAAzhdgcBBg Match ID: cAlgAAAACAAA The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.-- H. G. Wells , 1903 English author, historian, & utopian (1866 - 1946) « Last Edit: February 02, 2008, 04:33:23 PM by sixty_something » Logged A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation. -- Unknowne-mail me FIBS Board backgammon forum Cube 101 - Cube at 2 away? « on: January 25, 2008, 12:08:43 PM » Tomawaky Fibsboarder ++ Posts: 891 Re: Cube 101 « Reply #1 on: January 25, 2008, 05:53:55 PM » No Cube for me. Tell me it is not a cube Logged Tomawaky "I feel good da da da da da da da.........i knew that i would now........." FIBS Board backgammon forum Re: Cube 101 « Reply #1 on: January 25, 2008, 05:53:55 PM » adrian Fibsboard Executive VIP Donor 09/10 Fibsboarder plus Posts: 273 Re: Cube 101 « Reply #2 on: January 25, 2008, 07:54:36 PM » I also lured the fish and ended with the bait in my mouth. Logged Helping people is tricky. Give help to anyone and he will remember it only when he is in need again. Tom Fibsboard Executive VIP Donor 2015 Fibsboarder ++ Posts: 522 Re: Cube 101 « Reply #3 on: January 26, 2008, 12:43:17 AM » Correct me if I am wrong, you should never (ok very rarely) offer the cube when you are up 2a-3aIt changes the dynamics from you being ahead to winner take all.Tom Logged FIBS Board backgammon forum Re: Cube 101 « Reply #3 on: January 26, 2008, 12:43:17 AM » webrunner Fibsboard Executive VIP Donor 2014 Advanced Fibsboarder Posts: 1,335 Re: Cube 101 « Reply #4 on: January 26, 2008, 09:41:12 AM » i voted cube-take Logged "There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path."Bruce Lee===================================Orion Pax | blitzxz Fibsboarder plus Posts: 377 Re: Cube 101 - at 2 away « Reply #5 on: January 30, 2008, 07:02:57 AM » "Correct me if I am wrong, you should never (ok very rarely) offer the cube when you are up 2a-3a"You should double in big race lead with no contact (except anchor). And then it's almost always pass. But in this position there is still contact so, no cube. That's my rule. Correct me someone if I'm wrong. Logged Print Pages: 1 Go Up « previous next » Tags: FIBS Board backgammon forum / Forum / Backgammon / Backgammon problems / Cube 101 - Cube at 2 away?