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White: Hairspring    Black: David J Bush (LG) | This game (LG) | Download JTwixt file
On 2019-07-30 at 17:20, twixter (info) said:
It would have been a mistake for black to answer |11.u14 with 12.v14 because of 13.t16 14.t13 15.p14 and then for example 16.o20 17.n15 18.k20 19.i19.

Even so, |11.u14 would not have been the best white could do here. Black could play 12.o20 13.t21 14.s5 15.r7 16.q4 17.p6 (Note that if white had an additional peg on L6, white would win this battle) 18.n5 19.m5 20.l4 21.o6 22.o5 23.k6 24.q9 25.p8 26.t12 27.s13 28.r11 or 27.s11 28.t13 or 27.t13 28.v13 29.s11 30.u16 or 25.s13 26.s10 or 25.s11 26.m14 27.v16 28.p7

Move 11 was probably white's last chance to play the whole board and attack on the right side, for example with |11.h12. Play might continue 12.h9 13.g10 14.f8 15.l6 and white is making threats on both sides of the board.

On 2019-07-30 at 17:20, twixter (info) said:
Uh I meant attack on the left side, sorry

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