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Old 03-04-2018, 02:28 PM   #1
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6-5, early game

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Run, hit once, hit twice? What is your play and why?

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Old 03-05-2018, 01:47 AM   #2
Karol Szczerek
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Re: 6-5, early game

Double hit with 65 after opponent splits with an early 6 is usually a strong play. Since the alternatives aren't constructive nor safe, I'd go with it here as well.

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Old 03-05-2018, 01:23 PM   #3
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Re: 6-5, early game

I, too, would go for the double hit, trying for an early attack which could turn into a blitz.

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