Opponent’s options: Row 15, row o bingos
Candidate plays: QUOTE, NUB, Exchange
Potential plays on next turn: Bingos with very good draw
Subgoal: Keep up with your opponent’s score despite an extremely strong tile pool.
Resolution: Because the pool is so strong, you need to draw the ? and/or S if you want to win this game. Plays such as QUOTE or NUB also open the board for an opponent’s bingo, devastating your winning chances.
While you’d like to exchange all of your tiles, you should keep the E in your rack. With only 1 E left and a consonant heavy bag, the E will help you play a bingo immensely. The B, U, and O are weak bingo tiles. While the N and T are useful bingo tiles, because of this consonant heavy pool with strong bingo tiles, they are not worth keeping in this situation.