September: points winner sturner  754     Year to September : points winner sturner  3575     Quantum Leap: Sep 2017  Winner: sturner Runner Up: Burnieboy   Galaxy: Sep 2017  Winner: Mrfunnybunny Runner Up: Fasttits Aug 2017  Consolation Winner: LItigolfer Runner Up: crashholly66   Matterhorn: Jun 2017  Winner: Iraj   164   Runner Up: PRO_RISING   144   Third: andypalumbo1   131   Fourth: Mrfunnybunny   124     Saturday Night Gammon: Aug 2017  Playoffs Winner: sturner Runner Up: LAT_Ronald Third: Mrfunnybunny   Beat The PROs: Aug 2017  Playoffs Winner: Burnieboy Runner Up: Mrfunnybunny   Drizzle's LOC: Aug 2017  Playoffs Winner: cindybel Runner Up: Mrfunnybunny   Warp 10: Jul 2017  Playoffs Winner: PRO_GoldenPoint Runner Up: sturner Third: ez2bcubed   Esprit Teams: Apr 2017  Stage II Winner: Risky Business Runner Up: The Executioners Third: Fantastic Five Consolation Winner: Eastern Stars Runner Up: PROs4Neal 2   Excalibur: Jan 2017  Winner: sturner Runner Up: skrat Nov 2015  1-Loss Winner: Burnieboy   Strike Three: Jun 2014  Winner: sturner Runner Up: Skeeves_Revenge   Last Man Standing: Mar 2016  Winner: PROs4Neal 1 Runner Up: Time Lords

5 Sep 2017
Player Nic info please
by PRO_Ghost

29 Sep 2017 problems
27 Aug 2017 solutions
? Trivia Corner ?
In England, name the Yorkshire port that is associated with Captain Cook and Dracula?
Time Waster
For fans of the unuseless: http://www.chindogu.com/?page_id=129
Solutions to Stepping out in Style 27 Aug 2017

29 Sep 2017

How Many Eggs in the Basket?

Position 1


Move number 2: Red on roll, cube decision?

+-12-11-10--9--8--7-+---+--6--5--4--3--2--1-+
|4O ' ' '2X3X|   |4X1O2X2X ' '|
|                   |   |                   |
|                 | 1 |                 |
| ' ' ' ' '2X|   |5O '1O '4O '|
+-13-14-15-16-17-18-+---+-19-20-21-22-23-24-+

Pip counts: Red 111, Black 114
Position ID: nnzAAwJs3g3AAA Match ID: MAHgAAAAAAAA


Annotation

With an even race is Red's position good enough to double and can Black take?

 

Position 2


Move number 2: Red on roll, cube decision?

+-12-11-10--9--8--7-+---+--6--5--4--3--2--1-+
|4O ' ' '2X3X|   |4X1O2X2X ' '|
|                   |   |                   |
|                 | 1 |                 |
| ' ' ' ' '2X|   |4O '2O '4O '|
+-13-14-15-16-17-18-+---+-19-20-21-22-23-24-+

Pip counts: Red 111, Black 112
Position ID: nnnAAwJs3g3AAA Match ID: MAFgAWAAIAAA


Annotation

So how much better is Black's position if his home board blot is covered?

 

Position 3


Move number 3: Black on roll, cube decision?

+-13-14-15-16-17-18-+---+-19-20-21-22-23-24-+
| ' ' ' ' '1X|   |2X2X2X3X1X '|
|                   |   |                   |
|                 | 1 |                 |
| ' ' ' ' ' '|   |2O1X1X2X8O4O|
+-12-11-10--9--8--7-+---+--6--5--4--3--2--1-+

Pip counts: Red 133, Black 32
Position ID: um0BQA3vHwYAAA Match ID: cAmgAUAASAAA


Annotation

A volatile position for both players. If Black clears the red position he's in a gammon position.

 

Position 4


Move number 4: Red on roll, cube decision?

+-12-11-10--9--8--7-+---+--6--5--4--3--2--1-+
| ' ' ' ' '1X|   |2X2X2X3X1X '|
|                   |   |                   |
|                 | 1 |                 |
| ' ' ' ' ' '|   |1O1X1X2X8O4O|
+-13-14-15-16-17-18-+---+-19-20-21-22-23-24-+

Pip counts: Red 133, Black 26
Position ID: 7x8CAIBuWwBQAw Match ID: MAGgAUAASAAA


Annotation

Here's what happened. Black decided against the double and rolled 63 leaving Red with 3 numbers to hit with.

 



Add your comments!!
(you will need to be a registered Warp player)

Be sure to add your reasoning and remember, this is a learning exercise, so please... no help from the bots :)