Ken Larsen's Backgammon - DIVERSITY tactic     

  

Duplication avoidance/Diversification.  Spread checkers/spares to maximize future opportunities.  This is usually done when opponent has a weak home board or if there is no more contact.  Sometimes you need to split your rear checkers to increase their likelihood to escape.  Diversity may be needed to improve the odds of bearing in safely.

 

13/8 would be 0.041 worse.

 

 

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