One of Jeremy’s distant cousins
Posted By: Taper_Mike
Date: Thursday, 13 February 2014, at 5:59 a.m.
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| White is Player 2|
| Unlimited Game |
| pip: 32 |
Blue is Player 1
|Blue to play 31|
A cousin, perhaps, but not a brother...
The catepillar-like action of 4/1* 2/1 is reminiscent of the Bagai. It volunteers a shot in order to switch to a lower point. The reason I don’t think this qualifies for Bagai status, however, is because the motivation is wrong. The Bagai maneuver—if you are not hit—is generally made to simplify the future bear-in and bear-off. In this position, the hit is more about winning gammons. So, I’ll call this a cousin.
Over the board, I looked long and hard at this cousin as well as two other alternatives. What would you do?
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- One of Jeremy’s distant cousins
Taper_Mike -- Thursday, 13 February 2014, at 5:59 a.m.
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