Don't you hate backgames?

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

Latest reply by Zorba on Mon Jan 17 22:01:11 2022

Interesting historical post

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

Latest reply by Axel Reichert on Mon Jan 17 21:05:29 2022

Mutual holding game

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

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Mon Jan 17 14:03:09 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 Mon Jan 17 09:45:54 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

Hit or make the bar?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Jan 16 13:40:05 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

Hit or make the 5pt?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Jan 4 23:50:58 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

Early blitz cube

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Jan 3 23:36:40 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

Double from the bar?

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

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Jan 1 16:06:35 2022

Anchor or hit?

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

Latest reply by Stick Rice on Sat Jan 1 15:59:51 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

Attack or prime?

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

Latest reply by Tim Chow on Sat Dec 25 05:09:20 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

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 Thu Dec 9 21:52:05 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

Hit twice?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Nov 16 09:39:58 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

Re: A construction problem

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Nov 15 22:28:05 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

3-away/2-away cube action

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 14 00:28:58 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

Re: Ticket to blunderland? 64 to play.

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

Latest reply by BlueDice on Fri Nov 12 13:38:17 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

Early 55

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Nov 9 23:59:17 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

Hit and then...?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sun Nov 7 23:20:15 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

Jump out or hit?

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

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Wed Oct 27 06:53:10 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

Attack or run?

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

Latest reply by ah...Clem on Mon Oct 25 15:33:11 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

Break anchor to hit?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Oct 19 21:15:42 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

Hit?

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

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 18 00:51:21 2021

Hit or cover?

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

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 18 00:50:59 2021

Pottle or not?

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

Latest reply by MK on Mon Oct 18 00:50:36 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

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It's boring to visit Cornwall every single summer

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sun Sep 19 04:48:53 2021

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I have no sponsor

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Sep 14 12:39:07 2021

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Which hit?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Sat Sep 18 19:05:32 2021

Six-primed

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Tue Sep 14 21:57:05 2021

The ballad of rgb

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Thu Sep 9 15:29:05 2021

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Resolving props about correct plays

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Sep 11 05:22:24 2021

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Prime versus prime

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Sep 10 21:54:29 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

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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

Hit or run?

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 30 08:38:59 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

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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

Which hit? 2

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Fri Aug 27 09:38:23 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

Another TG problem

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

Latest reply by Timothy Chow on Mon Aug 23 23:51:42 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

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A TG Problem

By pepstein5@gmail.com on Sat Aug 14 13:09:17 2021

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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

Buy now?

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

Latest reply by pepstein5@gmail.com on Tue Aug 10 00:53:10 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