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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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May 4, 2015
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English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom

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Anant Rathi's bidding problem: --- 964 A54 AQT9876
Action double.
Bid this grand
Yes, that one is allowed under the regulations.
Bid this grand
TBH, I don't think either dealer is too difficult to get to 7C. After responder's rebid, the suit should be agreed and then it's a matter of using the bog standard slam bidding tools. The hard work is done in the first two rounds of the auction.
Systems Poll
4CM is one part of the system he did tell me...
Combatting slow play
Simple method. 10000 volts wired to go through the chairs as soon as time is up.
Systems Poll
Richard, Standard DK is 4CM 15-17NT. He's now got a Multi 2D and 2H/S as weak M+m in the locker too. And Modified Wallis.
Gold Cup final stages - controversial end to semi-final
There are plenty of occasions when I don't want to know the name of my partner. Nor I suspect, do they want to know my name either.
Gold Cup final stages - controversial end to semi-final
It's probably worth a trial for data collection purposes. I think a little understanding of how the NS admin load affects the relative time used, or any toilet breaks, before there is a rollout in competition. I do accept that even as a partial solution it's better than ...
Gold Cup final stages - controversial end to semi-final
Vugraph operators aren't allowed to bid for both players on one side of a screen until the tray is passed in case the action of doing so alerts players on the other side of the screen as to the relative tempo of bids being made. Notwithstanding the problems many ...
Gold Cup final stages - controversial end to semi-final
Marshall, that was effectively what was happening with the Lille solution, with the computer visually recognising cards and bids from a video feed taken from directly above the table. The problem was that things had to be played in certain ways and in certain positions and it was fully sorted ...

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