Our guest this week is two time backgammon world champion and author, Bill Robertie. We discuss his new book, How to Play the Opening in Backgammon — Part 2: Everything Matters.
[00:00] Introduction of Bill Robertie, backgammon champion author of How to Play the Opening in Backgammon/Part 2: Everything Matters
[00:28] Remembering Stan Tomchin
[02:48] How is Bill’s new book different from the other books in the series?
[05:09] Bill’s target audience for this book series
[07:42] Counterintuitive plays
[08:34] Does writing about backgammon improve Bill’s game?
[10:04] Making your own 3pt versus 22pt
[19:42] 6-1 is weaker than 3-1 and 4-2
[22:51] eXtreme Gammon
[30:25] XG making plays that conflicts how humans play
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[34:30] BlackjackApprenticeship.com – card counting community, training suite, and forum
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[36:23] Making an early ace point
[39:58] Considering opponent’s style
[46:45] What will be covered in Part 3
[51:45] Recommended: Hobak Korean BBQ, Mr. Kim’s Korean BBQ, Colin Jone’s new video on Youtube, Unsettled by Steven E. Koonin, James Grosjean’s blog at GamblingWithAnEdge.com
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