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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Double Decisions

From: Joseph Heled
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Double Decisions
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 19:03:40 +1200

On 8/20/07, Peter Carlson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Why does gnu *almost* always recommend to take a double.  I have noticed
> after playing literally hundreds of games against gnu that 99% of the
> time it recommends to take a double it is just plain WRONG!  besides why
> would gnu offer a double if the odds weren't greatly in its favor to
> win???  here is just one example:

If you have some precise data we can evaluate what you mean by
"almost". I can hazard a guess that since gnubg generally doubles
earlier than humans (i.e. is less likely to double late) you have more
takes against it than you normally have.

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