Ken Larsen's Backgammon - ANCHORUP tactic     

  

Improve an anchor … i.e. make an advanced anchor from a low level anchor.

 

  • 24/23, 8/5 = -0.062

  • 24/21, 8/7 = -0.069

  • 5/3*(2) = -0.078

 

Reasons for moving up your anchor:

  • There is a big separation between your rear and forward checkers.
  • Don’t move your anchor to a point which will be blocked by 6s.
You’re ahead in the race.  [If you were behind in race, you’d want to stay back.]

 

 

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