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Allan Simon
Allan Simon
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Aug. 24, 2010
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Dec. 11
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Your Opinion on This Director Call and Possible Re-call?
I am not a director. 1. I would have called the director when you did. 2. I would d have explained to your opponents that West's gratuitous announcement (likely made intentionally to wake up her inexperienced partner) was UI and I would have monitored the auction. 3. If 6D ...
Funny comment by a novice
I think it is also good grammar to pluralize abbreviations with an apostrophe, as in I have many CD's.
What is 1NT after a Redouble?
My partnership plays Pass as penalty, to expose a psyche by one of the opponents. So I need 1NT to start a scramble. But I admit that xx QJ10xx xxx xxx probably wants to bid a natural 1NT, and pray.
Your preferred defenses vs. 1NT
I think our defense is called Donaldson but I may be mistaken: X = penalty 2C = one or both majors. Partner bids 2D to say he prefers hearts, 2H if he préfers spades. 2D = any three suiter, must include diamonds , 10+ HCP, 2H and 2S = named major and a minor 2NT ...
Meaning of spades bids in a XYZ auction
1S natural, less than invitational, 5 or 6 diamonds. 2S splinter in support of hearts 2C forces to 2D, then 2S is natural and invutational 2D any GF, possibly with spades
is wide range 1NT open allowed?
There used to be a special dispensation for the Woodson Two-way Notrump. I wonder if it is still on the books.
Bermuda Bowl-1959 Segment 1
One of many bridge players whose athletic accomplishments have been exaggerated. I have read several times that Robin MacNab, a former ACBL president, was an Olympic pole vaulter. In fact his best performance was a seven-way tie for third in an Ivy League meet. There is also a current well ...
Bermuda Bowl-1959 Segment 1
There was no bridge player named Sam Frey. There was a Richard Frey, who was the ACBL Bulletin editor. There was a Sam Fry Jr.
Are you in shape? We weren't
What's wrong with 3NT?
Avon Wilsmore and Eugenio Chiaradia
Barry you wouldn't be a Patriots fan by any chance? You don't come across as objective
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