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Cube 101 - Cube at 2 away?

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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 blunder

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Position ID: Z/YMAAzhdgcBBg    Match ID: cAlgAAAACAAA

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Cube 101 - Cube at 2 away?
« on: January 25, 2008, 12:08:43 PM »

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Re: Cube 101
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2008, 05:53:55 PM »
No Cube for me.  :blink:
Tell me it is not a cube  ;)
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Re: Cube 101
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2008, 05:53:55 PM »

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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.  :yes:
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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-3a

It changes the dynamics from you being ahead to winner take all.

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Re: Cube 101
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2008, 12:43:17 AM »

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Re: Cube 101
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2008, 09:41:12 AM »
i voted cube-take
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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.

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