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All comments by Jordan Lampe
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“I wanted to play 2-X” seems like … I would try to make a better agreement than that.
Dec. 19, 2018
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If I wasn't prepared to Pass a 3NT call here, maybe I should've passed the previous round.
Dec. 19, 2018
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Without discussion, I'd take it as “I have no preference between your two suits”, and since my clubs are somewhat better than my hearts…
Dec. 19, 2018
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Maybe… I feel like the odds of finding partner with K in one red suit and A in the other to be very high.
Dec. 16, 2018
ATB
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Nevertheless, I would recommend you adopt the principle that a freely bid 4m is always forcing.
Dec. 12, 2018
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Was the failure to bid on South's first turn “reckless or gambling”? What do you propose to bid with South's hand after 3 showing both minors?
Dec. 10, 2018
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More seriously, if I have the $$ to hire a team of pros, I might not find a cash prize to be that alluring.
Nov. 30, 2018
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I'm always confused about these transfer sequences about what Opener is supposed to do with:
1. A minimum with no tolerance for Responder's suit
2. A good hand which wants to force to game (or higher) and likes Responder's suit
3. A good hand which wants to force to game (or higher) and doesn't like Responder's suit
Nov. 18, 2018
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I don't know what “Dutch style” implies here. Could we be talking about QJxxxxxx xxx x xx? JTxxxx xxx xx xx?
Nov. 6, 2018
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Where do you think they are running to? Our other 4 card suit or one of the suits our side has bid naturally so far?
Oct. 29, 2018
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You are allowed to comment on bidding polls also!
Oct. 28, 2018
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If East bids 3 that shows 4 hearts. If East chooses to bid 2NT, then he is knowingly giving up on finding a 4-4 heart fit. But, on the other hand, he might judge that to be a winning action: if East's ability to stop hearts as dummy is dubious, he might prefer to be declarer at 3NT; 3 kind of end-plays Partner in the bidding.
Oct. 22, 2018
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Reading between the lines, it seems like there is actually doubt about whether this was the exact same board or not.
Oct. 17, 2018
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Really? If ever there were a natural 2NT bid this is it.
Oct. 15, 2018
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This was from the top bracket of a “bracketed round-robin teams” at a recent regional.
Oct. 15, 2018
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Is my partnership style to overcall 1 with random junk, in which case I have extras, or is it that 1 shows a near-opener anyway, in which I've sort of already told my story to pard?
Oct. 8, 2018
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Are we playing support doubles?
Oct. 8, 2018
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On the one hand, you have a super-max according to your methods. On the other hand, you really want your Hx to be at least the Q opposite your standard “invitational long minor” hand. It's matchpoints so I'll take the low road.
Oct. 7, 2018
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Michaels cue bid and Unusual 2NT were available.
Oct. 5, 2018
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