Ken Larsen's Backgammon - FORCEBLOT tactic     

  

Force opponent to leave a blot if a particular number is thrown.

 

In the position shown gold 23/20 forces gold to leave a blot if he throws a 2.

 

This was position 140 in Barclay Cooke's 1978 book Paradoxes and Probabilities.

 

 

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