Mr Shore has called it the Weak Form (because of this specific reason).danspartan wrote: ↑Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:09 pmAh, then there needs to a corollary that says don't drop below 1st's cover bet miss. Otherwise the whole thing is missing the point to bet to give the best chance to WIN THE GAME.OntarioQuizzer wrote: ↑Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:40 pmIn the specific context of Shore's Conjecture, a "small" bet is any bet by second that keeps third place locked out.danspartan wrote: ↑Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:38 pmNot sure of the exact definition, but hiw bet was too big. Surely the intent is to stay above 1st's cover bet if he misses. It just seems so obvious there is no advantage from him not to stay above 6,000 in this situation. (so the 2nd place player SHOULD bet small-is that what is meant?).
This is posted to provide a full data set as to whether Shore's Conjecture does better or worse than normal strategy, not to issue any sort of inherent strategic advice.