Ken Larsen's Backgammon - DESPERATIONHIT tactic     

  

Desperation hit.  Sometimes you should hit, because if you don't hit, your opponent stands to benefit significantly.  It's "kill or be killed".

 

In the position shown Bar/17 is 0.100 worse.

 

Criteria:

  • Your opponent has a lone rear checker that is threating to escape to freedom.
  • You’re behind in the race.

 

 

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