Ken Larsen's Backgammon - LURE tactic     

  

Place blot(s) in front of an opponent's anchor in hopes of "luring" him into breaking it.

 

In the position shown, red could play safe via 8/4, 6/3, but that would be a blunder at -0.085.

 

Prerequisites:  Note that red has an advanced anchor and that gold has a weak blot-ridden home board.

 

 

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