Three backgammon players of equal game skills compete for a prize.
The prize will be awarded to the winner of two games in a row.
A and B, following a drawing, play the first game, then the winner will
Next game, if needed, will be by C and the player who lost the 1st
game and so on.
Determine a priori chances of winning for each of the 3 players, assuming
Lady Luck treats them without discrimination.
Rem: There are no draws in backgammon.
(In reply to Wins 2 - Wins all
by Dan Rosen)
'The prize will be awarded to the winner of two games in a row."
You have missed the "in a row" statement, i.e. one after another.
Please reassess the puzzle and confer other peoples' solutions.
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