Discussion:
Mutual holding game, sort of
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Tim Chow
2020-06-30 00:58:51 UTC
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XGID=-abBBBB-AA-Ab----cCb-c-bA-:1:-1:1:52:0:0:0:0:10

X:Player 1 O:Player 2
Score is X:0 O:0. Unlimited Game
+13-14-15-16-17-18------19-20-21-22-23-24-+
| O X | | O O O X | +---+
| O X | | O O O | | 2 |
| O X | | O | +---+
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| |BAR| |
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| O | | X X X X O |
| O X X X | | X X X X O O |
+12-11-10--9--8--7-------6--5--4--3--2--1-+
Pip count X: 142 O: 148 X-O: 0-0
Cube: 2, O own cube
X to play 52

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Tim Chow
Peter
2020-06-30 12:59:34 UTC
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Post by Tim Chow
XGID=-abBBBB-AA-Ab----cCb-c-bA-:1:-1:1:52:0:0:0:0:10
X:Player 1 O:Player 2
Score is X:0 O:0. Unlimited Game
+13-14-15-16-17-18------19-20-21-22-23-24-+
| O X | | O O O X | +---+
| O X | | O O O | | 2 |
| O X | | O | +---+
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| |BAR| |
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| O | | X X X X O |
| O X X X | | X X X X O O |
+12-11-10--9--8--7-------6--5--4--3--2--1-+
Pip count X: 142 O: 148 X-O: 0-0
Cube: 2, O own cube
X to play 52
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Tim Chow
18/11
Tim Chow
2020-07-07 01:28:26 UTC
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XGID=-abBBBB-AA-Ab----cCb-c-bA-:1:-1:1:52:0:0:0:0:10

X:Player 1 O:Player 2
Score is X:0 O:0. Unlimited Game
+13-14-15-16-17-18------19-20-21-22-23-24-+
| O X | | O O O X | +---+
| O X | | O O O | | 2 |
| O X | | O | +---+
| | | |
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| |BAR| |
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| O | | X X X X O |
| O X X X | | X X X X O O |
+12-11-10--9--8--7-------6--5--4--3--2--1-+
Pip count X: 142 O: 148 X-O: 0-0
Cube: 2, O own cube
X to play 52

I tried hitting here, but it's not that easy to keep attacking with the
limited ammunition that X has, and most of O's hitting rolls after 18/11
aren't that terrible for X, since O has to break her anchor to hit.

1. Rollout¹ 18/11 eq:+0.425
Player: 68.41% (G:27.34% B:1.91%)
Opponent: 31.59% (G:11.51% B:0.48%)
Confidence: ±0.010 (+0.415..+0.434) - [100.0%]

2. Rollout¹ 11/9 8/3 eq:+0.381 (-0.044)
Player: 66.60% (G:25.38% B:1.44%)
Opponent: 33.40% (G:9.56% B:0.31%)
Confidence: ±0.009 (+0.372..+0.390) - [0.0%]

3. Rollout¹ 9/4 8/6 eq:+0.341 (-0.083)
Player: 65.26% (G:25.54% B:1.62%)
Opponent: 34.74% (G:10.34% B:0.33%)
Confidence: ±0.009 (+0.332..+0.350) - [0.0%]

4. Rollout¹ 18/13 11/9 eq:+0.337 (-0.087)
Player: 65.61% (G:26.89% B:1.94%)
Opponent: 34.39% (G:13.67% B:0.64%)
Confidence: ±0.012 (+0.325..+0.350) - [0.0%]

5. Rollout¹ 8/1* eq:+0.327 (-0.097)
Player: 65.95% (G:24.96% B:1.50%)
Opponent: 34.05% (G:12.12% B:0.72%)
Confidence: ±0.012 (+0.315..+0.339) - [0.0%]

6. Rollout¹ 11/6 8/6 eq:+0.319 (-0.106)
Player: 64.42% (G:25.58% B:1.46%)
Opponent: 35.58% (G:9.86% B:0.31%)
Confidence: ±0.010 (+0.309..+0.329) - [0.0%]

¹ 1296 Games rolled with Variance Reduction.
Dice Seed: 271828
Moves: 3-ply, cube decisions: XG Roller

eXtreme Gammon Version: 2.19.207.pre-release

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Tim Chow

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