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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 5, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Australia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
A X of 3NT in 1981...
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Double Bay Bridge Centre
ACBL Ranking
None
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Return Partner's Suit?
Agree with PM - cashing tricks on a particular layout takes precedence over pre-arranged general methods. It may be that partner has to rise to the occasion. C'est la vie.
Bowling Along 8 - Slip Sliding Away
I hear that New Zealanders have recently discovered two new uses for sheep: Wool and meat.
Anticipatory Responses
CAB lives.
RR15 Board 5 Great Defense by Pepsi
Deleted... now redundant.
Off the rails again
D. None of the above. I am a big fan of raising with three trumps... to not bid 2 with three, a singleton and a minimum hand is a crime against humanity. 1 - 1 2 - 2 * 4... * 4-4 majors and forcing It is close ...
The Cowboy and the Lady
Robert May, one-time lecturer in mathematics at Harvard, wrote articles on bridge odds for Australian Bridge magazine in the 1970s. Quibblers soon learnt that arguing probability with Prof. May was futile. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_May,_Baron_May_of_Oxford Edit: typo
HISTORY OF BRIDGE : "The first or oldest major facts of the game of Bridge"
Paul Lavings, at bridgegear.com, has several copies of Eleanor Tenant's book, mentioned above. He also has an extensive set of books on whist, dating back to Edmund Hoyle.
Kickback applied to Jacoby
I have played LJS (Lowest Jump Shift) is a serious GF+ raise for over 20 years... that includes 1 - 3 This frees up a 2NT response to be 13-15 flat, and thereby allows a 2/1 to be a real suit.
Expulsion from ACBL
http://web2.acbl.org/discipline/CurrentlyUnderDisciplineList.pdf
First Official Collusive Cheating Case in Turkey!
Very interesting article... please keep us posted.
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