This one's obvious, right?

By ah....Clem on Wed Aug 17 10:38:02 2022

Latest reply by ah....Clem on Wed Aug 17 10:38:02 2022

Do you want to play a backgame or not?

By ah....Clem on Sat Aug 13 12:57:11 2022

Latest reply by ah....Clem on Wed Aug 17 09:32:06 2022

5-away/2-away checker play

By Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 17 08:24:18 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 17 08:24:18 2022

I would call this a blitz

By Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 14 09:32:30 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 17 08:23:11 2022

Re: Proof XG is cheating, err teaching, even when using external DLL?

By Glen Arnold on Wed Aug 10 16:11:18 2022

Latest reply by Ahmet Ecevit on Wed Aug 17 04:53:20 2022

A two-part problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Aug 14 04:31:53 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 16 21:16:33 2022

I have to hit, don't I?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 16 09:16:15 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Tue Aug 16 11:25:15 2022

Would you call this a blitz?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Aug 13 09:36:42 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Tue Aug 16 11:19:06 2022

Tuition time

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Aug 14 11:44:16 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Tue Aug 16 11:17:11 2022

Some thought on the fascinating and elusive "luck".

By MK on Mon Aug 15 22:47:56 2022

Latest reply by MK on Tue Aug 16 00:36:39 2022

Playing Ludo with doubling cube.

By MK on Tue Aug 16 00:11:23 2022

Latest reply by MK on Tue Aug 16 00:11:23 2022

A new concept in game complexity, from me: "branching factor inflation"

By MK on Wed Jun 8 01:58:42 2022

Latest reply by MK on Mon Aug 15 23:38:32 2022

Huge!! User Problem with XG

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Aug 14 03:44:17 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 14 16:29:51 2022

Escape or close the board?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 12 07:11:15 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 14 16:27:38 2022

It's difficult being a parent of more than one child

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Aug 11 13:28:32 2022

Latest reply by ah....Clem on Sat Aug 13 12:39:19 2022

Only two legal moves

By Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 11 09:17:24 2022

Latest reply by ah....Clem on Sat Aug 13 12:34:53 2022

Double from the bar?

By Tim Chow on Fri Dec 24 09:36:50 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 12 07:10:10 2022

Hit?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Sep 25 19:50:52 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 11 09:15:31 2022

5a 3a recube action from the bar

By ah...Clem on Mon Aug 8 11:40:38 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 11 09:10:01 2022

Run or dump?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 8 09:38:08 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 10 08:52:21 2022

3-away/2-away cube action

By Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 4 09:18:52 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 9 09:00:46 2022

Holding game, sort of

By Timothy Chow on Sat Aug 6 09:21:46 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 8 09:36:44 2022

I didn't roll a 4 or a 2

By Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 4 09:48:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 7 10:06:30 2022

I ain't gonna roll this out

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 23 03:55:40 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 6 02:37:18 2022

How confident are you in your backgammon?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Aug 5 06:49:31 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 6 00:58:41 2022

Hit and then...?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Sep 10 21:55:25 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 5 08:32:18 2022

Hit one, hit two, escape, build or some combination thereof?

By ah...Clem on Sun Jul 31 12:56:17 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 4 21:08:58 2022

The kind of situation badgolferman hates

By Tim Chow on Sun Jul 31 08:27:06 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Thu Aug 4 11:32:04 2022

4-away/4-away cube action

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 28 08:47:18 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Thu Aug 4 11:26:33 2022

Noncontact cube action with wastage

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jul 20 08:14:58 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Thu Aug 4 11:16:30 2022

Another noncontact cube action

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 21 08:57:07 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Thu Aug 4 11:11:33 2022

XG kicks itself for a whopper

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 21 22:31:39 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Thu Aug 4 11:06:47 2022

Choose the lesser evil

By Tim Chow on Tue Aug 2 12:58:14 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 4 09:46:53 2022

Another one for badgolferman

By Tim Chow on Mon Aug 1 08:36:39 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 3 08:16:05 2022

Action double 2

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 30 09:04:13 2022

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Mon Aug 1 08:35:54 2022

My name's Mr. Make-No-Points

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jul 31 11:04:25 2022

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Sun Jul 31 18:41:23 2022

Your grandma's birthday present was an unfashionable jumper

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 30 03:09:36 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jul 31 11:10:32 2022

How modest am I?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 30 11:10:34 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jul 31 11:12:53 2022

Busted backgame

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 29 09:25:13 2022

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Sun Jul 31 06:06:23 2022

A boring position

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 30 03:55:04 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 30 10:21:59 2022

Blotty board

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jul 27 07:20:27 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 29 09:24:27 2022

Thoughts and suggestions on backgammon notation.

By MK on Thu Jul 28 03:23:25 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 29 09:17:00 2022

Which hit? 2

By Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 19 09:50:16 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 28 08:45:36 2022

Construction problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Mar 5 12:07:23 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 28 08:19:03 2022

Which hit?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 18 08:50:39 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jul 27 07:19:46 2022

XG appears confused about the rules

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 23 18:00:32 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jul 26 21:05:40 2022

Action double

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jul 24 09:38:37 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jul 26 08:47:04 2022

Early game 32

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 23 08:48:11 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jul 25 09:04:42 2022

One more noncontact cube action

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 22 09:16:48 2022

Latest reply by ah....Clem on Sun Jul 24 16:50:59 2022

I'd done a lot of things different

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Jul 22 01:47:33 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 23 09:40:11 2022

GNU Backgammon is unsure about doubling. What about you?

By Axel Reichert on Sun Jul 3 22:03:56 2022

Latest reply by MK on Fri Jul 22 00:39:48 2022

Six-prime versus six-prime

By Timothy Chow on Tue Jul 19 09:35:19 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 21 08:56:02 2022

Pay now?

By Timothy Chow on Mon May 16 10:11:56 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Jul 21 01:30:30 2022

Does Isight help here?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jul 18 00:12:32 2022

Latest reply by ah....Clem on Wed Jul 20 10:12:43 2022

Because children believe what their parents tell them

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 16 03:16:25 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Tue Jul 19 13:06:19 2022

If I said I had a beautiful double, would you hold it against me?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 16 14:35:59 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Jul 19 00:38:21 2022

Somewhat awkward 51 to play

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 16 22:40:40 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jul 19 00:31:35 2022

Mutual holding game

By Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 1 19:28:07 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jul 18 00:11:51 2022

5pt or double hit?

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 14 22:38:49 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jul 17 23:37:52 2022

I want another checker!

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jul 13 09:35:53 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 15 22:21:48 2022

Hit twice?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Oct 20 22:10:42 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jul 14 22:38:02 2022

55 to play

By Timothy Chow on Sat May 7 19:49:09 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jul 11 21:12:17 2022

Excellent news, good news, very good news, and bad news

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 2 02:15:23 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sun Jul 10 17:13:30 2022

Tim is a major expert in this type of position.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jul 10 04:13:46 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jul 10 04:13:46 2022

I expect people to disagree with this post

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jul 9 02:32:27 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jul 10 01:41:27 2022

Volunteer a shot or break the board?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 1 09:32:57 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 9 22:36:00 2022

(PDF) CT and MRI of the Whole Body 2-Volume Set 6th Edition by Haaga

By Hester Holt on Sat Jul 2 06:41:09 2022

Latest reply by Hester Holt on Sat Jul 2 06:41:09 2022

More bearing off with contact

By Timothy Chow on Tue Jun 28 23:32:23 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 1 11:43:39 2022

An approximately level position (if you don't blunder)

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jun 23 23:22:37 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jul 1 09:50:26 2022

Not the best blitzing roll

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jun 26 09:53:10 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Jun 30 14:09:05 2022

(PDF) Textbook of Hand Eczema by Ali Alikhan, Jean-Marie Lachapelle

By hester holt on Thu Jun 30 09:07:04 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Thu Jun 30 09:07:04 2022

(PDF) Orthopedic Surgery Clerkship - A Quick Reference Guide by Eltorai

By hester holt on Wed Jun 29 00:04:04 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Wed Jun 29 00:04:04 2022

(PDF) Controversies in Thyroid Surgery by John B. Hanks

By Hester Holt on Tue Jun 28 19:09:54 2022

Latest reply by Hester Holt on Tue Jun 28 19:09:54 2022

backgammon server

By Alexander on Mon Jun 27 02:43:03 2022

Latest reply by Alexander on Mon Jun 27 02:43:03 2022

(PDF) Khan's Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology 4th Ed by Faiz M.

By hester holt on Sun Jun 26 20:46:43 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Sun Jun 26 20:46:43 2022

Bearing off with contact

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 22 08:57:37 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jun 26 09:51:07 2022

(PDF) Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas 8th Edition by Wolff

By hester holt on Sat Jun 25 23:46:41 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Sat Jun 25 23:46:41 2022

XG opening book based on a 1-game rollout

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 25 17:14:14 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 25 17:14:14 2022

(PDF) Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis by Rai

By hester holt on Fri Jun 24 00:48:39 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Fri Jun 24 00:48:39 2022

The backgame isn't working out too well

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jun 20 09:24:32 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jun 23 23:21:27 2022

(PDF) Cunningham's Manual VOL 2 Thorax and Abdomen 16th Ed by Koshi

By hester holt on Wed Jun 22 14:08:56 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Wed Jun 22 14:08:56 2022

(PDF) Immune Metabolism in Health and Tumor by Bin Li, Fan Pan

By hester holt on Tue Jun 21 21:50:18 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Tue Jun 21 21:50:18 2022

How to debunk a self-fulfilling fallacy with another one.

By MK on Sat Jun 18 20:26:51 2022

Latest reply by MK on Tue Jun 21 17:02:11 2022

(PDF) Biomarkers in Toxicology 2nd Edition by Ramesh C. Gupta

By hester holt on Tue Jun 21 15:47:49 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Tue Jun 21 15:47:49 2022

(PDF) Atlas of Anatomy of the Peripheral Nerves by Philippe Rigoard

By hester holt on Mon Jun 20 12:33:12 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Mon Jun 20 12:33:12 2022

Wish I had five 4's to play

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 18 15:30:48 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jun 20 09:21:49 2022

Hit or run?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Aug 28 08:54:29 2021

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Mon Jun 20 00:58:04 2022

A test case for combining Axelisation with intuition

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jun 19 03:13:59 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jun 19 04:26:05 2022

Money game competition against XG

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat May 21 04:44:15 2022

Latest reply by MK on Sat Jun 18 18:58:56 2022

(PDF) Human Anatomy, Color Atlas and Textbook 6th Edition by Gosling

By hester holt on Sat Jun 18 18:45:27 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Sat Jun 18 18:45:27 2022

Attack or prime?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 22 23:13:03 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 18 15:28:04 2022

(PDF) Genetics - Analysis and Principles 6th Ed by Brooker

By hester holt on Fri Jun 17 13:22:11 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Fri Jun 17 13:22:11 2022

Anchor or hit?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 19 20:38:28 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jun 16 20:55:50 2022

Make the genius play?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jun 13 22:48:21 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 15 22:10:42 2022

Break anchor or dump?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jun 12 07:53:03 2022

Latest reply by atilamalcok@gmail.com on Wed Jun 15 11:52:02 2022

Didn't your parents teach you that it's rude not to point?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Jun 13 13:05:05 2022

Latest reply by Nasti Chestikov on Wed Jun 15 10:10:34 2022

(PDF) Handbook of Famine, Starvation, and Nutrient Deprivation by Victo

By hester holt on Tue Jun 14 10:36:31 2022

Latest reply by hester holt on Tue Jun 14 10:36:31 2022

55 from the bar

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 11 08:47:00 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jun 13 22:47:02 2022

22 to play

By Timothy Chow on Thu Apr 28 23:36:20 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jun 12 07:52:20 2022

Late blitz cube

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 8 08:32:23 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jun 11 14:01:47 2022

Hit or cover?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 29 20:43:06 2021

Latest reply by atilamalcok@gmail.com on Sat Jun 11 06:13:08 2022

Hit or make the 5pt?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 2 12:25:56 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 8 08:30:20 2022

My opponent is capable of burning the toast while pouring the beer

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Jun 7 13:36:05 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Jun 7 13:36:05 2022

Another one for Paul: break the 8pt to make the 5pt?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 4 11:27:32 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Jun 7 05:47:30 2022

Hit? 2

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jun 3 09:30:09 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jun 5 08:13:19 2022

Re: Position from the Campaign for the Rewording of the DMP Rule

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 4 11:13:04 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jun 5 07:39:45 2022

All I did was win a coin toss so why am I boasting?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Jun 3 04:46:20 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jun 4 11:10:20 2022

I found this Gruntyization tricky

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jun 4 05:20:55 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jun 4 05:20:55 2022

How to blitz 2

By Timothy Chow on Tue May 31 07:08:36 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jun 3 09:25:26 2022

How to blitz

By Timothy Chow on Mon May 30 10:52:31 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 1 09:28:25 2022

Break anchor to hit?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Oct 16 21:00:15 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jun 1 09:09:04 2022

I'd rather be a human than a bat

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 31 07:38:21 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 31 07:38:21 2022

3-away/3-away cube action

By Timothy Chow on Wed May 25 08:51:02 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon May 30 10:50:17 2022

A personal breakthrough in understanding backgammon.

By MK on Mon May 30 01:26:27 2022

Latest reply by MK on Mon May 30 01:26:27 2022

Early game 43 to play

By Timothy Chow on Mon May 23 09:13:29 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun May 29 09:22:09 2022

OT: Does Tim maybe overuse the word "Procrustean" a bit?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 24 06:06:59 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun May 29 09:06:12 2022

A more sophisticated Axelisation gives the right answer -- a must-read

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 29 08:15:23 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 29 08:15:23 2022

race cube

By rambiz on Thu May 26 10:17:22 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Sat May 28 21:25:53 2022

Let's get clinical

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri May 27 14:45:32 2022

Latest reply by MK on Fri May 27 15:39:14 2022

A Shakespearean position

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu May 26 14:53:17 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu May 26 14:53:17 2022

If XG said that it was lying, would you believe it?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 22 13:20:21 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed May 25 12:24:35 2022

Slot or not?

By Timothy Chow on Sat May 21 11:21:54 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed May 25 08:49:30 2022

Totall off topic but how smart are you?

By Nasti Chestikov on Sat May 21 10:05:30 2022

Latest reply by Nasti Chestikov on Mon May 23 10:14:25 2022

Early game 64 to play

By Timothy Chow on Fri May 20 08:21:41 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon May 23 09:12:49 2022

Priming battle

By Timothy Chow on Tue May 17 07:01:46 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon May 23 08:36:29 2022

I challenge Axel, Tim, Walt, and Blue Dice but I'm scared to challenge

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu May 19 11:31:02 2022

Latest reply by MK on Sat May 21 21:59:56 2022

Another priming battle

By Timothy Chow on Thu May 19 09:58:37 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat May 21 11:21:11 2022

St. Patersburg Paradox in gamblegammon

By MK on Tue May 10 02:04:14 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat May 21 11:01:41 2022

If I set up this thread to brag, would you hold it against me?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri May 20 14:19:19 2022

Latest reply by MK on Fri May 20 15:26:44 2022

Axelisation -- it's not just for cubing any more!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri May 20 13:22:26 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Fri May 20 23:46:18 2022

I couldn't understand O'Hagan's accent

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon May 16 15:50:13 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed May 18 12:57:17 2022

Totally off-topic but.......

By Nasti Chestikov on Wed May 18 09:40:27 2022

Latest reply by Nasti Chestikov on Wed May 18 09:40:27 2022

4-away/5-away cube action

By Timothy Chow on Sun May 15 15:40:46 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Wed May 18 01:43:08 2022

2-away/7-away cube action?

By atilamalcok@gmail.com on Tue May 17 11:22:20 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue May 17 19:00:43 2022

Can I be the best at a game that I myself invented?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon May 16 07:18:55 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon May 16 07:18:55 2022

Hit or make the 4pt?

By Timothy Chow on Fri May 13 09:22:22 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun May 15 15:39:58 2022

Big advantage and high volatility means ND/T

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 15 02:02:17 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 15 13:41:28 2022

Solving my own construction problems by playing backgammon!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 15 04:54:38 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 15 13:52:00 2022

Ordering Fish and Chips at a Chinese restaurant

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed May 11 14:37:34 2022

Latest reply by Nasti Chestikov on Sun May 15 09:19:20 2022

Lots of legal candidates, but Stick sees only one play

By Timothy Chow on Thu May 12 09:48:02 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat May 14 16:18:49 2022

Beware of the pseudo-Axel

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat May 14 05:10:29 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat May 14 05:10:29 2022

Another Axelisation

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat May 14 04:14:29 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat May 14 04:14:29 2022

A nice welcome to Axelland

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri May 13 17:19:14 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri May 13 17:19:14 2022

Rollout: 44 to play

By Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 22 09:07:59 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri May 13 09:21:35 2022

Mental illness: self-deception, gambling and others are unique to human

By MK on Thu May 12 21:18:55 2022

Latest reply by MK on Thu May 12 21:18:55 2022

Hit 2? 2

By Timothy Chow on Fri May 6 09:19:13 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Thu May 12 21:02:43 2022

Pay now, pay how?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 21 08:30:57 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu May 12 09:46:39 2022

Re: 44 to play

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Mar 20 08:26:00 2022

Latest reply by atilamalcok@gmail.com on Wed May 11 15:07:09 2022

Hit 2? 3

By Timothy Chow on Mon May 9 08:54:34 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed May 11 09:21:19 2022

Holding game cube action?

By BlueDice on Thu May 5 05:47:10 2022

Latest reply by BlueDice on Wed May 11 02:46:06 2022

Please show respect for our endangered species

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon May 9 13:33:57 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 10 15:28:09 2022

66 to play

By Timothy Chow on Sun May 8 17:15:30 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue May 10 07:00:52 2022

A good priming problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 10 02:51:13 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 10 02:51:13 2022

Of Copernican Revolution, Fosbury Flop, Intuition, Knack, Mice and Men,

By MK on Sat Apr 23 02:02:04 2022

Latest reply by MK on Tue May 10 00:07:29 2022

Othello Quiz 2022

By Masanori Itikawa on Fri May 6 13:06:35 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon May 9 08:49:48 2022

Truth in Racing

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu May 5 03:23:36 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Sun May 8 23:39:58 2022

How can you have a checkerplay problem when there's only one legal play

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu May 5 16:35:27 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun May 8 05:43:02 2022

Off topic public service announcement ;)

By MK on Sun May 8 02:18:25 2022

Latest reply by MK on Sun May 8 02:18:25 2022

Containment cube action 2

By Timothy Chow on Thu May 5 08:14:44 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat May 7 19:51:07 2022

Re: An example of a reference system ... unfortunately quite long ... m

By BlueDice on Thu May 5 11:55:18 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri May 6 09:13:47 2022

Re: An example of a reference system [WITH gnuBG and XG ids] (2/2)

By Simon Woodhead on Fri May 6 09:23:05 2022

Latest reply by BlueDice on Fri May 6 04:58:14 2022

Containment cube action

By Timothy Chow on Wed May 4 10:05:20 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri May 6 09:18:09 2022

Make the 5pt and then...?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 1 09:31:07 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri May 6 08:59:15 2022

Lost wallet

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed May 4 08:30:28 2022

Latest reply by BlueDice on Thu May 5 06:01:08 2022

A superb Axelisation

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed May 4 16:32:25 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu May 5 03:13:49 2022

Rarely is the question asked: "Is we learning from MCG?"

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 3 13:10:01 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed May 4 12:41:30 2022

PoH and then...?

By Timothy Chow on Mon May 2 09:09:31 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed May 4 10:04:43 2022

Re: A construction problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 13 12:44:56 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue May 3 06:45:45 2022

Making progress through backgammon psychology

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon May 2 03:51:59 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon May 2 12:00:10 2022

Crunch time

By Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 30 18:15:19 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon May 2 09:08:17 2022

Hit 2?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Apr 29 08:18:12 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun May 1 20:02:16 2022

Combinatorial explosion of branching factors in gamblegammon and backga

By MK on Sat Apr 16 22:46:35 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Sun May 1 16:20:11 2022

But no one ever said Magriel was perfect.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 29 01:16:45 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Sun May 1 09:07:20 2022

Wanted: mathematician for hire on contract by public bid

By MK on Sun Apr 24 23:41:52 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 30 09:57:11 2022

Hoppy's Backgammon Challenge (Sacramento, July)

By Bradley K. Sherman on Fri Apr 29 22:33:04 2022

Latest reply by Bradley K. Sherman on Fri Apr 29 22:33:04 2022

An effective Axelisation

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 29 03:46:19 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Apr 29 08:05:21 2022

In this simple no-contact checker play, would you waste 0.05 equity?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 29 02:26:18 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Apr 29 08:00:28 2022

When ahead in the race...

By Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 26 10:19:54 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 29 01:06:17 2022

Any stats about the frequency of backgammon positions?

By MK on Sat Apr 9 20:21:23 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Apr 27 22:06:19 2022

Run?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Apr 24 08:43:17 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Apr 27 08:51:35 2022

No QF of course

By Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 23 17:26:12 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 26 10:18:58 2022

Just because I got this position wrong doesn't mean it's difficult

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 24 06:48:07 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 26 10:17:17 2022

A standard position but I still got it wrong (Shock, horror, hold the f

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 22 14:53:30 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 26 10:10:35 2022

Premature double, take

By Axel Reichert on Tue Apr 19 22:03:38 2022

Latest reply by Grunty on Mon Apr 25 15:59:20 2022

Doublets are supposed to be lucky

By Timothy Chow on Thu Apr 21 09:32:11 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Mon Apr 25 13:58:26 2022

A claim for damages

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 24 07:14:56 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 24 09:28:13 2022

Reading Axel's paper on Isight

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Apr 18 02:53:55 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Sun Apr 24 08:51:50 2022

Double hit? 2

By Timothy Chow on Wed Apr 20 09:33:38 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Apr 24 08:44:48 2022

Unusual positions tend to be difficult

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 22 14:03:59 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 23 16:38:22 2022

Double hit?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 19 08:30:53 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Apr 21 09:31:00 2022

Anchor or not?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Mar 13 08:54:02 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Apr 21 09:12:44 2022

Campaign to Protect the Reputation of Racing Algorithm Inventors

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Apr 19 15:36:36 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Wed Apr 20 19:26:03 2022

Suspected crime by Isight -- the defence and prosecution

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 20 14:22:05 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 20 14:22:05 2022

Not suitable for eating as a fruit but it's ok to use for banana bread

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 17 06:20:47 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Wed Apr 20 13:28:08 2022

A Trumpian checker play

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Apr 16 10:22:54 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Wed Apr 20 13:23:42 2022

Should have been easy but I flubbed it anyway

By Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 5 08:57:35 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Wed Apr 20 13:14:45 2022

Sweet but psychic

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Apr 9 12:30:11 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Wed Apr 20 13:11:42 2022

Re: Rollout: A good rule that I learned from Stick

By Timothy Chow on Wed Apr 13 08:56:09 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Wed Apr 20 13:08:41 2022

Containment cube

By Timothy Chow on Mon Apr 18 10:20:04 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Apr 20 09:32:08 2022

Axelising in a real game without cheating by reading the paper

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Apr 19 06:11:12 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Apr 19 12:03:47 2022

A foolproof guide to Isight?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Apr 19 03:04:29 2022

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Tue Apr 19 16:49:22 2022

Very lucky game

By Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 19 09:44:11 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Apr 19 09:44:11 2022

A few tests of Isight

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Apr 18 07:07:27 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Apr 19 01:53:32 2022

3a7a recube action

By Timothy Chow on Mon Apr 18 20:58:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Apr 18 20:58:55 2022

Six-primed

By Timothy Chow on Thu Sep 9 08:20:35 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Apr 18 10:19:09 2022

What do we do when Axel's Isight method is ambiguous?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Apr 18 05:33:33 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Apr 18 05:33:33 2022

GNU Backgammon against its Murat Mutant: The first 1000 games

By Axel Reichert on Wed Oct 27 20:24:29 2021

Latest reply by MK on Mon Apr 18 02:38:33 2022

Mutual holding game with stragglers

By Timothy Chow on Thu Apr 14 08:21:58 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Apr 17 09:16:15 2022

A quick question about an almost-famous person

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 17 03:26:11 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 17 03:26:11 2022

Bear-off heuristics without contact

By Axel Reichert on Thu Apr 7 20:31:17 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 16 09:32:52 2022

A standard Axelisation

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Apr 14 14:03:02 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 15 00:55:59 2022

XG's analysis inspired me to compose a construction problem!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Mar 22 13:46:03 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 13 06:30:15 2022

A question about the classic holding game

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 10 05:48:27 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Apr 13 08:26:51 2022

Shameless bragging

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 6 12:46:12 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 6 12:46:12 2022

Don't tell me that it doesn't matter

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 6 12:30:30 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Apr 6 12:30:30 2022

5pt or 10pt?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 28 09:57:57 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Tue Apr 5 13:06:27 2022

A good rule that I learned from Stick

By Timothy Chow on Sun Apr 3 09:16:46 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 3 11:06:34 2022

55 at gammon go

By Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 29 09:13:07 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Apr 3 09:14:50 2022

Buy now?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 6 08:25:43 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Apr 3 03:20:02 2022

Who can cure me of my ignorance and irrationality?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 1 13:33:53 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 2 09:43:20 2022

Don't get too excited!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Apr 1 12:48:05 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Apr 2 09:31:00 2022

5pt or 7pt?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Mar 27 23:37:29 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 29 09:12:17 2022

Do you know how long it takes a sugar cube to dissolve in coffee?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Mar 28 12:24:25 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Mar 28 12:24:25 2022

Early(ish) blitz cube action

By Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 26 17:26:39 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Mar 28 09:27:45 2022

DMP containment play

By Timothy Chow on Fri Mar 25 08:45:03 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Mar 27 23:36:49 2022

Stop the Press! I never considered XG's first choice.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Mar 27 17:47:03 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Mar 27 23:33:47 2022

I'd like to act here as an unreliable narrator

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Mar 26 01:22:28 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Mar 26 16:36:38 2022

Blitz versus prime cube action 2

By Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 23 09:21:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Mar 25 08:44:13 2022

Backgammon quiz -- no googling.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Mar 24 10:41:31 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Mar 24 10:41:31 2022

Blitz versus prime cube action

By Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 22 09:08:39 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Mar 24 09:25:47 2022

A backgammon proof of psychic ability

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Mar 23 14:17:48 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Mar 23 14:17:48 2022

What's the fourth 3?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 21 07:52:04 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 23 09:21:29 2022

Locking up the game

By Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 19 09:17:08 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 21 07:51:04 2022

XG makes an inaccurate luck determination.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Mar 19 12:42:35 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Mar 19 12:42:35 2022

Attack or prime? 2

By Timothy Chow on Thu Mar 17 08:05:22 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 19 09:14:52 2022

Early 55

By Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 1 23:58:47 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Mar 18 09:01:35 2022

Attack or run?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Oct 17 07:58:05 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Mar 17 08:02:18 2022

Pottle or not? 4

By Timothy Chow on Fri Mar 11 14:43:27 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 14 08:32:04 2022

Damn the torpedoes?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 12 17:13:26 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 14 08:30:17 2022

Hit or make the 3pt?

By Timothy Chow on Thu Mar 10 13:31:41 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 12 17:09:47 2022

Early game cube action

By Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 9 22:27:18 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 12 16:59:51 2022

7-away/2-away cube action

By Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 8 16:57:25 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Mar 10 13:30:16 2022

A bad banana

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Mar 9 11:12:24 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 9 22:26:27 2022

Can't really Pottle this time

By Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 7 08:44:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 9 22:20:12 2022

Pottle or not? 3

By Timothy Chow on Sun Mar 6 10:48:46 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 8 16:56:33 2022

My name's Mr. Take-Blitz-Cubes

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Mar 6 13:13:03 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Mar 7 07:25:11 2022

Rip two or fill in the gap?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 5 07:30:05 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Mar 7 08:43:59 2022

Another TG problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 7 12:56:29 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Mar 6 13:16:32 2022

Pottle or not? 2

By Timothy Chow on Fri Mar 4 08:36:44 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Mar 6 10:46:35 2022

BGBlitz 2.9.2 is online

By Frank Berger on Thu Feb 24 14:28:23 2022

Latest reply by Nasti Chestikov on Sun Mar 6 08:53:40 2022

Pottle or not?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Sep 21 22:19:28 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Mar 5 07:29:24 2022

Zoom talk by Art Benjamin

By Timothy Chow on Sun Feb 27 14:15:01 2022

Latest reply by MK on Fri Mar 4 14:01:43 2022

Early game play

By Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 2 08:14:07 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Mar 4 06:41:45 2022

Re: online backgammon against a friend?

By =?UTF-8?B?0JLQu9Cw0LTQuNGB0LvQsNCyI on Thu Mar 3 01:14:46 2022

Latest reply by =?UTF-8?B?0JLQu9Cw0LTQuNGB0LvQsNCyI on Thu Mar 3 01:14:46 2022

5-away/6-away recube action

By Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 28 07:58:27 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Mar 2 08:13:24 2022

Hit or step up?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Feb 27 09:48:53 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Mar 1 22:01:57 2022

Scrambling home

By Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 26 12:08:34 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 28 07:56:52 2022

An idea that isn't extremely stupid

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Feb 27 03:07:49 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Feb 27 03:07:49 2022

Another weak OHaganization

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Feb 25 14:52:33 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Feb 27 01:28:11 2022

Prime versus prime

By Timothy Chow on Tue Sep 7 23:03:36 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 26 12:06:46 2022

Lots of choices

By Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 23 08:27:08 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Feb 25 09:35:03 2022

61 to play

By Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 22 09:11:42 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Feb 24 09:37:56 2022

Opponent does not play..and does not get a timed out..

By Karen Young on Wed Feb 23 20:04:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Feb 24 09:35:46 2022

Player does not play and does not get a timer

By Karen Young on Wed Feb 23 20:06:51 2022

Latest reply by Karen Young on Wed Feb 23 20:06:51 2022

Will Tim take this one?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Feb 18 12:50:41 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 23 08:17:06 2022

I might roll a 44

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Feb 22 15:38:37 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Feb 22 15:38:37 2022

Forced to leave shots

By Timothy Chow on Sun Feb 20 12:13:45 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 22 09:10:50 2022

Hit or make the 5pt? 2

By Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 19 20:16:43 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 21 08:28:56 2022

Early blitz cube

By Timothy Chow on Sun Sep 19 23:13:54 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Feb 20 12:05:12 2022

Some kind of cube action

By Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 12 12:21:30 2022

Latest reply by Philippe Michel on Sat Feb 19 19:51:22 2022

Doublets are usually lucky

By Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 16 08:27:40 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Feb 18 21:23:05 2022

5-away/5-away recube action

By Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 15 08:54:45 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Feb 17 09:17:25 2022

Some kind of cube action 2

By Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 14 08:55:25 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 16 08:25:46 2022

Shock, horror! An XG assessment appears to contradict Robertie

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Feb 13 03:22:07 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Feb 15 08:00:07 2022

Jump out or hit? 2

By Timothy Chow on Fri Feb 11 08:52:33 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 14 08:53:46 2022

It's a prop, Jim, but not as we know it.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Feb 11 13:19:14 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Feb 13 03:13:47 2022

This position does _not_ contradict Stick's rule

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Feb 11 18:35:33 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 12 14:41:45 2022

Jump out or hit?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Oct 19 21:16:50 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 12 12:17:52 2022

Point on the 4pt and then?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 9 09:36:15 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Feb 11 08:51:14 2022

X will probably win a gammon if he doesn't lose

By Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 8 08:34:50 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Feb 10 08:29:45 2022

Bearoff: forced to leave a shot 3

By Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 7 09:36:38 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 9 09:34:06 2022

Blot-hitting contest

By Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 9 09:29:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Feb 9 09:29:55 2022

Bearoff: forced to leave a shot 2

By Timothy Chow on Sun Feb 6 09:38:17 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 8 08:33:17 2022

Bearoff: forced to leave a shot

By Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 5 12:24:34 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 7 09:36:08 2022

Video interview with Mochy

By Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 5 19:35:42 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Feb 7 08:49:20 2022

If forced to bet, I'd bet against Tim solving this one

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Feb 5 16:59:35 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Feb 7 00:45:20 2022

Run or mark the bar point?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Feb 4 08:36:21 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Feb 6 09:37:25 2022

I eat pretty healthily, these days

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Feb 5 01:46:41 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Feb 5 18:39:02 2022

Tried to follow O'Hagan

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Feb 5 02:38:17 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Feb 5 18:36:33 2022

Bar point or midpoint?

By Timothy Chow on Thu Feb 3 09:20:39 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Feb 5 12:23:14 2022

Any volunteers?

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jan 20 09:42:00 2022

Latest reply by MK on Fri Feb 4 16:06:26 2022

Re: Ticket to blunderland? 64 to play.

By BlueDice on Wed Nov 10 04:57:27 2021

Latest reply by MK on Fri Feb 4 16:05:10 2022

Break anchor? 2

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 30 12:09:46 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Feb 1 09:29:25 2022

Interesting historical post

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 17 09:34:59 2022

Latest reply by MK on Mon Jan 31 13:36:01 2022

Break anchor?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 29 12:06:13 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 31 08:58:57 2022

Play safe?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 28 10:12:04 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Mon Jan 31 07:53:45 2022

Double whopper? triple whoopee!

By MK on Wed Jan 19 12:15:53 2022

Latest reply by MK on Mon Jan 31 01:39:15 2022

Just make the DMP play

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jan 27 09:51:34 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 29 12:05:54 2022

A good roll, but how do you play it?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jan 26 09:49:33 2022

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Fri Jan 28 11:31:27 2022

65R-41$-11

By Timothy Chow on Tue Jan 25 08:55:26 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jan 27 09:50:39 2022

Hit or play safe?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 24 09:18:00 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jan 26 09:47:41 2022

Can't clear from the rear

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 23 10:39:02 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jan 25 08:54:20 2022

This is not an anti-conservation argument

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Jan 25 03:45:33 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Jan 25 08:18:45 2022

XG 3-ply triple whopper

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 24 08:39:01 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 24 09:48:43 2022

Entertainment?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Jan 23 13:31:28 2022

Latest reply by Nasti Chestikov on Mon Jan 24 09:44:48 2022

Clear from the rear? 2

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 22 09:36:15 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 24 09:16:45 2022

41 to play

By BlueDice on Sat Jan 22 01:04:55 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 24 09:08:26 2022

Clear from the rear?

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 21 09:00:47 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 23 10:38:20 2022

What makes move #3 a double whopper?

By BlueDice on Tue Jan 18 04:31:20 2022

Latest reply by BlueDice on Wed Jan 19 09:12:51 2022

Please may I play just one 2 instead of four?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 17 09:45:54 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jan 19 09:04:51 2022

Don't you hate backgames?

By Zorba on Mon Jan 3 19:52:38 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Jan 19 06:40:45 2022

Hit or make the bar?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 16 13:40:05 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jan 18 10:08:12 2022

Priming play

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 15 12:26:28 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 17 09:42:58 2022

Mutual holding game 3

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 14 10:12:05 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 16 13:39:16 2022

Mutual holding game 2

By Timothy Chow on Thu Jan 13 10:08:18 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 15 12:23:42 2022

Blitz cube action

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 10 22:21:32 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jan 13 10:07:26 2022

Do something that lets you take a double

By Timothy Chow on Wed Jan 5 21:46:22 2022

Latest reply by J R on Wed Jan 12 17:44:26 2022

Don't you hate 52?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 9 22:23:15 2022

Latest reply by J R on Wed Jan 12 17:38:27 2022

Innocuous-looking holdee checker play

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 8 21:24:37 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jan 11 18:04:27 2022

Holding game cube action

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 7 23:35:37 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 9 22:19:51 2022

It's gammon go

By Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 7 00:06:28 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 8 21:22:25 2022

When is 42 not fortuitous?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jan 8 07:01:22 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 8 21:15:54 2022

No need to worry when you play for money

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jan 8 14:07:35 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jan 8 14:07:35 2022

Tim knows this one -- weaker players needed to attempt it.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jan 8 07:38:57 2022

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Jan 8 07:38:57 2022

Too risky to hit?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Dec 20 23:49:02 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 7 08:54:43 2022

Make the 9pt or make the 5pt?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Jan 4 23:52:29 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Jan 7 00:05:13 2022

Suggestion for a compromise on an alpha-zero-bg-bot substitute.

By MK on Tue Dec 21 05:42:23 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Jan 6 23:59:52 2022

Anchor or make the 5pt?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 3 23:37:49 2022

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Jan 5 21:43:01 2022

Try to be right even when it makes very little difference

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 4 15:01:36 2021

Latest reply by Zorba on Tue Jan 4 16:53:52 2022

6-away/2-away non-contact cube action

By Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 3 23:40:53 2021

Latest reply by Zorba on Mon Jan 3 00:23:18 2022

Double 5's to play

By Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 31 10:09:13 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 2 10:51:05 2022

Another test of Paul's theory about the 8pt vs the 5pt

By Timothy Chow on Tue Oct 26 23:06:20 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 1 22:19:45 2022

Double 4's should be better than this

By Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 30 23:16:39 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 1 22:13:32 2022

Anchor or jump out?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 22 08:08:50 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jan 1 20:42:12 2022

How to contain

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 29 08:45:50 2021

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Jan 1 16:25:08 2022

Too risky to hit? 2

By Tim Chow on Mon Dec 27 08:25:03 2021

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Jan 1 16:18:56 2022

PoH or button up?

By Tim Chow on Sat Dec 25 05:10:53 2021

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Jan 1 16:09:29 2022

Inspired by Tim

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Dec 31 06:28:03 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 31 09:56:43 2021

Annoying roll

By Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 28 21:02:45 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 30 23:08:33 2021

Hold the front page -- XG criticizes my game plan!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Dec 28 08:07:00 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 29 08:49:17 2021

Long live the blitz

By Tim Chow on Sun Dec 26 12:49:53 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 28 21:00:12 2021

Tim would make his opponent's 5 point here

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 25 08:01:11 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 28 20:48:13 2021

Various questions/suggestions about BG software

By MK on Sat Dec 25 22:17:41 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sat Dec 25 22:17:41 2021

Schiemann: The Theory of Backgammon

By Raymond Kershaw on Sat Dec 11 13:04:10 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sat Dec 25 20:19:37 2021

Behind in the race but race anyway.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Dec 23 04:46:35 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Dec 23 04:46:35 2021

Too good at post-Crawford

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 22 09:04:40 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Dec 22 08:14:24 2021

If I said I had a reference position for a 66 blitz cube action, would

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Dec 21 11:28:28 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Dec 21 11:28:28 2021

O has a blot in her board so I can do whatever I want

By Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 16 23:02:03 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Dec 21 04:44:15 2021

Bearing in while the opponent is on the bar

By Timothy Chow on Sat Dec 18 17:39:01 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Dec 21 01:00:56 2021

Leave a blot somewhere, anywhere

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 15 20:58:46 2021

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Mon Dec 20 22:29:04 2021

Some research which Tim would heartily endorse

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Dec 19 07:13:05 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Dec 20 10:00:51 2021

Good news and bad news

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Dec 20 01:46:24 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Dec 20 08:24:45 2021

54 to play

By Timothy Chow on Mon Dec 13 22:27:57 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 19 22:53:53 2021

0-1 backgame

By Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 17 23:15:17 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 19 20:36:52 2021

AI Factory Backgammon founders slams XG!

By Nasti Chestikov on Thu Dec 16 08:00:05 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sun Dec 19 01:40:26 2021

I listened to Mochy

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 4 05:26:40 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Dec 18 17:49:57 2021

Backgamee boxcars

By Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 14 09:09:33 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 16 22:57:50 2021

Crawford game

By Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 12 09:18:05 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 14 09:08:50 2021

XG weirdity reminiscent of Gnubg

By MK on Tue Nov 30 17:27:26 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 14 07:14:38 2021

Late game cube action

By Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 10 21:29:16 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Dec 14 06:40:12 2021

Out or in? 3

By Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 9 22:05:33 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Dec 12 11:41:45 2021

The 55 blitz can only be obtained naturally -- never attempt to make it

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 11 07:36:37 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 12 08:42:12 2021

Now I know just what TG really means

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 11 11:00:51 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 12 08:40:16 2021

While waiting for Axel's "proof", I conducted my own experiment.

By MK on Sun Dec 12 01:38:19 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sun Dec 12 01:57:28 2021

Epstein's rule

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 11 06:33:21 2021

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Dec 11 18:53:10 2021

Do you like the way I cook rice?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Dec 10 15:07:19 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Dec 11 03:15:35 2021

Out or in? 2

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 8 22:09:06 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 10 21:28:37 2021

A position that would be of great interest to David Ullrich

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Dec 6 16:52:18 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 10 21:18:53 2021

XG takes Stick's advice

By Timothy Chow on Sat Dec 4 23:33:21 2021

Latest reply by MK on Thu Dec 9 22:26:38 2021

Out or in?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 7 09:48:08 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 9 22:04:52 2021

XG is lucky -- it can't hear when people are screaming at it.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Dec 8 12:10:52 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Dec 9 02:13:33 2021

Hitting is obvious

By Timothy Chow on Mon Dec 6 09:35:08 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 8 22:08:02 2021

Early-game decision

By Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 5 08:39:36 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Dec 7 09:46:42 2021

Move both back checkers?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Dec 4 10:23:49 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Dec 6 09:33:19 2021

War or Peace? From Tolstoy to Tolkien

By Axel Reichert on Sat Nov 27 09:11:20 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Dec 5 21:48:36 2021

A public service announcement

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Dec 5 12:08:59 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Dec 5 12:08:59 2021

Paul might like this cube problem too

By Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 2 08:21:51 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Dec 5 05:53:23 2021

Paul might like this cube problem

By Timothy Chow on Wed Dec 1 08:28:55 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Dec 3 23:39:41 2021

Broken prime versus broken prime

By Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 29 21:33:11 2021

Latest reply by J R on Thu Dec 2 15:59:13 2021

Prime a single checker?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Nov 30 09:39:45 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Dec 2 08:21:07 2021

Snake eyes

By Tim Chow on Sat Nov 27 10:47:12 2021

Latest reply by Philippe Michel on Wed Dec 1 22:23:28 2021

Five problems in one.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Nov 30 12:33:00 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Nov 30 21:54:11 2021

Some kind of cube decision

By Tim Chow on Fri Nov 26 09:04:35 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Nov 30 03:13:46 2021

Shock horror! XG disagreed with the way I approached a position.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 27 17:28:32 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 28 10:29:30 2021

A Stick-y position

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 25 06:34:15 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 28 10:23:25 2021

Which adage applies?

By ah...Clem on Tue Nov 16 12:09:17 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 28 10:18:38 2021

Unique contest open to all.

By MK on Wed Nov 3 02:21:39 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 28 10:17:20 2021

Stay back or not?

By Tim Chow on Thu Nov 25 14:10:19 2021

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Sat Nov 27 10:46:05 2021

Boxcars

By Tim Chow on Wed Nov 24 06:31:05 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Nov 26 10:37:24 2021

A proof that this quiz is easy

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 25 05:12:29 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 25 14:18:27 2021

Make the 5pt?

By Tim Chow on Tue Nov 23 13:48:09 2021

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Thu Nov 25 14:09:30 2021

Another containment play

By Tim Chow on Mon Nov 22 07:53:52 2021

Latest reply by J R on Wed Nov 24 08:33:29 2021

Another early 55

By Tim Chow on Sun Nov 21 10:33:27 2021

Latest reply by J R on Wed Nov 24 08:21:40 2021

A Ohaganistic position perhaps?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Nov 22 07:37:20 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Nov 23 02:24:05 2021

An Ask Axel position

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 20 14:19:12 2021

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Mon Nov 22 19:03:47 2021

Containment play

By Timothy Chow on Sat Nov 20 08:54:17 2021

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Mon Nov 22 07:53:21 2021

4-away/2-away checker play

By Timothy Chow on Fri Nov 19 09:00:43 2021

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Sun Nov 21 10:30:55 2021

Hit or clean up a blot?

By Timothy Chow on Thu Nov 18 08:22:21 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Nov 20 08:53:22 2021

Surprised by Stick

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Nov 19 15:21:25 2021

Latest reply by J R on Fri Nov 19 16:30:49 2021

Play doublets slowly

By Timothy Chow on Wed Nov 17 09:47:21 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Nov 19 08:58:24 2021

If I said that I thought I was lucky, would you think I was boasting?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Nov 19 02:51:53 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Nov 19 07:02:30 2021

A position from a backgammon documentary

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 18 12:43:19 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Nov 19 01:08:52 2021

Simplistic cube heuristics, Markov chains and undefined equity

By Axel Reichert on Thu Nov 4 19:59:22 2021

Latest reply by MK on Fri Nov 19 00:03:25 2021

63 to play

By Timothy Chow on Tue Nov 16 09:41:21 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Nov 18 08:20:34 2021

A position from the O'Hagan Sceptical Society

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Nov 16 15:09:25 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 18 04:41:43 2021

3-away/5-away cube: Two problems

By Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 15 09:47:21 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Nov 17 22:53:27 2021

A correct application of Gruntyization theory

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Nov 14 10:41:54 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Nov 17 22:37:34 2021

Position from an OTB game -- should the bot have doubled?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Nov 14 07:02:10 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Nov 17 12:42:45 2021

An exact tradeoff

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Nov 15 11:36:47 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Nov 16 07:13:37 2021

Best way to contain?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Nov 13 00:13:40 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 15 09:42:07 2021

Re: Norfolk Backgammon Club

By Tammie BECKER on Fri Nov 12 23:40:21 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 14 19:15:32 2021

Work of art chimneys of Polson, Montana.

By MK on Fri Nov 5 01:03:21 2021

Latest reply by J R on Sun Nov 14 07:33:50 2021

I didn't think I was playing Mastermind!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 13 05:21:09 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Nov 14 07:31:03 2021

There are no exceptions to Stick's DMP rule

By Timothy Chow on Wed Nov 10 21:02:50 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 13 11:49:12 2021

2pt holding game

By Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 7 23:21:10 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Nov 13 09:45:03 2021

Just make the 5 pt... but what a blunder!

By BlueDice on Thu Nov 11 08:53:11 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Nov 11 23:31:38 2021

Les Miserables de RGB

By MK on Wed Oct 13 01:37:51 2021

Latest reply by MK on Thu Nov 11 14:47:42 2021

After checking the bot...

By Timothy Chow on Thu Nov 11 09:43:08 2021

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Thu Nov 11 13:20:44 2021

How do you play the 6?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 8 21:11:44 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Nov 11 09:19:52 2021

An excellent roll but how do I play it?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Nov 7 14:17:38 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 11 04:25:20 2021

xg mobile is unusable

By badgolferman on Wed Nov 10 13:37:03 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Nov 10 10:07:19 2021

Boxen to play

By ah...Clem on Sun Nov 7 10:17:45 2021

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Tue Nov 9 17:41:18 2021

A good Gruntyization

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 6 15:46:46 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 6 15:46:46 2021

If I said that I was taking this double, would you say I was steaming?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Nov 5 10:47:13 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Nov 6 03:15:27 2021

Noncontact bearoff play

By Timothy Chow on Sat Oct 30 19:23:35 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Nov 5 21:43:02 2021

The Ancient Mariner would not double this position

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Nov 1 13:09:37 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Nov 5 09:25:24 2021

Paranoid cuckoo vs. bg bot deity XG of sick gamblers and senile mathema

By MK on Thu Nov 4 02:46:25 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Nov 4 12:40:28 2021

The Ancient Mariner's Position

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Oct 29 14:11:49 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 1 08:08:24 2021

Holding game, snake eyes

By Timothy Chow on Thu Oct 28 23:53:23 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Oct 31 18:55:13 2021

Grunty actually made a really excellent point but I only realised it ab

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Oct 27 13:21:50 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Oct 31 02:34:05 2021

Questions about running bot vs bot experiments

By MK on Fri Oct 29 15:21:28 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sat Oct 30 15:24:25 2021

Proof that backgammon is a game of luck

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Oct 30 03:16:30 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Oct 30 03:16:30 2021

If I predict that Tim will pass, will that goad him into taking?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Oct 24 04:22:19 2021

Latest reply by MK on Fri Oct 29 14:47:43 2021

Expectation maximization versus Kelly criterion

By Timothy Chow on Sat Oct 16 21:21:10 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Oct 29 01:01:57 2021

Re: ROLLOUT: Wacky backgame cube action

By ah...Clem on Thu Oct 28 10:12:58 2021

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Thu Oct 28 09:45:19 2021

In a post-hit endgame, should Tim read Bob Wachtel's books before answe

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Oct 20 10:51:47 2021

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Tue Oct 26 18:07:57 2021

Wacky backgame cube action

By ah...Clem on Mon Oct 25 15:19:15 2021

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Mon Oct 25 15:19:15 2021

Can anyone answer a simpler, nay, the simplest PR question?

By MK on Wed Oct 13 01:26:48 2021

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 25 04:16:43 2021

Help comparing hash values of various bots?

By MK on Sun Sep 26 01:51:39 2021

Latest reply by MK on Fri Oct 22 22:32:38 2021

I don't like asking stupid questions.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Oct 10 13:11:18 2021

Latest reply by MK on Wed Oct 20 01:36:50 2021

Not your usual dice story

By Timothy Chow on Sat Oct 16 20:53:52 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Oct 19 12:12:27 2021

Alpha-Experiment suggestions for bot developers, especially Gnubg team.

By MK on Wed Oct 13 21:57:46 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Oct 18 22:09:58 2021

Stay back for a shot?

By Timothy Chow on Mon Oct 11 23:22:18 2021

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 18 00:55:08 2021

Step up?

By Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 8 21:27:43 2021

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 18 00:53:46 2021

I think that everyone attempting the quiz will give the same answer.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Oct 6 15:36:11 2021

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 18 00:52:46 2021

Mochy

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Sep 30 12:09:20 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sat Oct 16 02:50:59 2021

eXtreme Gammon book oddities

By Timothy Chow on Tue Sep 21 22:11:36 2021

Latest reply by Philippe Michel on Wed Oct 13 21:54:53 2021

Is this the inevitable end of backgammon?

By MK on Fri Sep 24 15:33:04 2021

Latest reply by MK on Wed Oct 13 01:06:30 2021

XG doubling window

By Raymond Kershaw on Wed Sep 29 09:46:23 2021

Latest reply by MK on Wed Oct 13 00:54:57 2021

Weird blitz cube

By Timothy Chow on Thu Oct 7 22:27:20 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Oct 11 23:21:34 2021

How to shuffle

By Timothy Chow on Tue Oct 5 23:07:51 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Oct 11 23:16:12 2021

Tim would take this because it's "huge" that we have the 5 point.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Oct 6 13:28:18 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Oct 10 04:41:53 2021

52 would have been better

By Timothy Chow on Wed Sep 29 22:29:11 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Oct 5 22:54:16 2021

Indogtrained mutts on PR leash.

By MK on Sun Oct 3 17:57:59 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Oct 4 03:52:23 2021

Insider info about a new bg bot to be released soon.

By MK on Sun Oct 3 23:49:51 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sun Oct 3 23:49:51 2021

Insider infor about a new bg bot to be released soon.

By MK on Sun Oct 3 23:46:59 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sun Oct 3 23:46:59 2021

An opening 55 blitz position --- bread and butter for Tim.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Oct 2 15:45:09 2021

Latest reply by MK on Sun Oct 3 13:24:29 2021

stealth readers vs active participants and more.. a lot more haha

By tetraHydro saved my life on Sun Oct 3 00:53:07 2021

Latest reply by tetraHydro saved my life on Sun Oct 3 00:53:07 2021

Double 2's to play

By Timothy Chow on Sun Sep 26 23:05:15 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Oct 1 07:54:38 2021

What?? I meant a whiskey double of course!

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Sep 29 13:02:28 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Oct 1 07:45:32 2021

Race cube - ISight, Trice, Keith, something else?

By ah...Clem on Mon Sep 20 10:45:55 2021

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Thu Sep 23 12:35:17 2021

repeated dice roll

By badgolferman on Tue Sep 14 20:28:59 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Sep 22 15:12:57 2021

Here is how gnubg cheats.

By Thunderground Samurai on Tue Aug 31 10:23:52 2021

Latest reply by Frank Berger on Wed Sep 22 12:46:46 2021

XG Challenge backgammon -- a variant game

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Sep 22 01:59:44 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Sep 22 01:56:49 2021

Is this a backgame?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Sep 18 19:25:22 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Sep 21 22:18:44 2021

34 backgame

By Timothy Chow on Thu Sep 16 00:40:07 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Sep 20 04:06:24 2021

Minor suggestions for XG

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Sep 19 10:59:25 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Sep 19 10:59:25 2021

It's boring to visit Cornwall every single summer

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Sep 19 04:48:53 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Sep 19 04:48:53 2021

I have no sponsor

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Sep 14 12:39:07 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 18 17:43:24 2021

The ballad of rgb

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Sep 9 15:29:05 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Sep 13 01:03:46 2021

Resolving props about correct plays

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 11 05:22:24 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 11 05:22:24 2021

Paul would say this is a very easy quiz question

By Timothy Chow on Mon Sep 6 22:27:49 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Sep 9 08:19:24 2021

5-away/4-away recube action

By Timothy Chow on Sun Sep 5 08:24:08 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Sep 7 23:02:32 2021

A common bearoff dilemma 2

By Timothy Chow on Thu Sep 2 13:40:31 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Sep 7 03:44:26 2021

Here's a 33 for Paul to test his adage against

By Timothy Chow on Fri Sep 3 08:16:51 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Sep 6 22:26:35 2021

The "badgolferman" tag

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 4 03:56:11 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Sep 5 08:45:24 2021

Why don't you know the answer to this quiz?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 4 07:18:48 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Sep 5 07:07:51 2021

A backgammon adage that would work for me.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 4 06:50:37 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 4 06:50:37 2021

Which blot(s) do you leave?

By Timothy Chow on Wed Sep 1 09:37:00 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Sep 3 08:15:33 2021

A common bearoff dilemma

By Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 30 08:40:49 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Sep 3 08:00:15 2021

My backgammon adage

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Aug 30 12:56:57 2021

Latest reply by J R on Wed Sep 1 10:59:33 2021

3-away/4-away checker play

By Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 27 09:40:01 2021

Latest reply by J R on Wed Sep 1 10:48:21 2021

Pride goeth before slight disillusionment.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Aug 30 04:59:15 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 30 09:34:50 2021

A very easy quiz question

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Aug 29 09:49:38 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Mon Aug 30 05:03:33 2021

Does this post have a fromatting errer or only speling mistakes?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Aug 29 13:48:51 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 29 20:36:15 2021

Ohaganistically speaking.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 28 05:48:17 2021

Latest reply by J R on Sun Aug 29 10:11:03 2021

Some might variantize this to illustrate that it's sensitive to the cub

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 28 03:31:07 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Aug 29 08:42:31 2021

Which hit? 3

By Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 23 23:46:12 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Aug 28 08:53:22 2021

Even though I'm overweight, I still sometimes know when to eat dessert

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 28 07:22:42 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 28 07:22:42 2021

If I wanted to watch a disaster movie, I would have logged on to Netfli

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Aug 26 07:16:58 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 27 09:31:09 2021

I'll be impressed if Tim gets this right but that doesn't mean he won't

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Aug 24 15:57:09 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 27 09:19:37 2021

It's the same meal, even if you eat the dessert first.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Aug 26 01:12:34 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Aug 26 01:12:34 2021

Endgame carelessness

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Aug 25 03:37:56 2021

Latest reply by J R on Wed Aug 25 11:39:00 2021

I fear the one who insists: "No! This is not a blitz position!"

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Aug 20 11:57:23 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Aug 24 16:01:12 2021

62 isn't that old -- no reason to be afraid of it.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Aug 18 04:05:21 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Aug 24 15:56:06 2021

Rollout: Break the bar-point anchor?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 31 21:22:25 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 23 23:52:36 2021

I hope that Bradley Sherman attempts this one

By J R on Thu Aug 19 02:18:45 2021

Latest reply by Grunty on Mon Aug 23 08:02:31 2021

I would have preferred not to have to move at all

By Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 17 09:07:20 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 19 09:49:49 2021

3-away/7-away cube action

By Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 10 09:06:04 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 19 08:40:25 2021

Break the bar point anchor? 3

By Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 11 09:21:27 2021

Latest reply by J R on Thu Aug 19 03:09:59 2021

What's the best way to play an opening 62?

By Peter on Thu Aug 5 16:09:28 2021

Latest reply by J R on Thu Aug 19 03:00:32 2021

I was in a restaurant but I thought I was at the movies.

By J R on Thu Aug 19 02:35:44 2021

Latest reply by J R on Thu Aug 19 02:35:44 2021

Blitz versus prime cube, sort of

By Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 16 23:11:58 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Wed Aug 18 08:49:17 2021

Tim's turn to make a liar out of me

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Aug 18 03:27:10 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Aug 18 07:37:49 2021

A TG Problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 14 13:09:17 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Aug 18 03:16:32 2021

Hit or not?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Aug 14 20:48:31 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 17 09:01:52 2021

Double 4's in the endgame

By Timothy Chow on Thu Aug 12 23:29:57 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Aug 17 02:42:03 2021

I would take this but I don't think Tim would.

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Aug 12 14:58:25 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Aug 13 08:47:32 2021

Trivial take but can I venture a cube here?

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Aug 3 13:41:42 2021

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 7 01:56:31 2021

Make the 18pt or the 11pt?

By Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 3 08:30:49 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 6 08:24:02 2021

I don't have good enough Isight to know the cube action here.

By Axel Reichert on Tue Aug 3 19:04:19 2021

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Tue Aug 3 19:04:19 2021

Give up the 10pt?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 31 21:24:13 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Aug 3 08:29:13 2021

Rollout: Break the bar-point anchor? 2

By Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 1 19:26:09 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 1 19:26:09 2021

why is this a whopper?

By Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 31 21:20:01 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Aug 1 09:26:50 2021

Don't double while drunk

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Fri Jul 30 13:19:47 2021

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Jul 31 21:11:56 2021

Break the bar-point anchor? 2

By badgolferman on Fri Jul 30 13:33:21 2021

Latest reply by badgolferman on Fri Jul 30 13:33:21 2021