Backgammon - ABREAK tactic
Break an anchor.
You have an anchor in your opponentís home board.
At some point, you must break it.
These problems illustrate positions where you should break
the anchor. There are
three reasons for breaking an anchor:
The rest of your board
is deteriorating as evidenced by lots of stripped points.
Run before things get worse!
Your opponent has
stripped points. Place
your blots in front of these before his points get stronger.
Your opponent is on the
bar. Now itís safe to
In the position shown 6/1 is second best and a blunder at 0.089.