Ken Larsen's Backgammon - BLITZ tactic     

  

If you have the better home board and your opponent has no anchor, then attack his checkers in your home board.  This particularly applies if your opponent has a lone rear checker.  A lone rear checker is like wildebeest crossing a crocodile infested river.  Lone wildebeest become targets.  Don't let them catch up to the herd.

 

· Making the 20-point anchor is 0.118 worse.

 

Criteria:

  • You have the better home board.
  • Your opponent has no anchor.
  • You’re behind in the race.
  • You have an anchor
  • Match play:  You're in a Gammon Go (GG) situation.

 

 

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