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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 5, 2011
Last Seen
2 hours 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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Apportion the Blame
Yes, 3 is superior and South's actions after 4 are bizarre. And a courageous double of 6... not so easy to shoot 6.
Control
The Weaker Suit For Trumps, Felix Vondracek, Bridge World Feb 1956. https://www.bridgeworld.com/indexphp.php?page=/pages/readingroom/bridgedictionary.html [/b]Vondracek phenomenon[/b] The occasional deal on which the weaker of two (or the weakest of three) identically distributed potential trump suits offers the superior contract. Named ...
Liam Milne's lead problem: 9732 KJT9762 --- Q5
https://sites.google.com/site/psmartinsite/Home/bridge-articles/remembering-john-lowenthal
Best line?
Remind me to lead from Kxx trump against that East...
Responsive Doubles - What is "standard"?
The original Responsive Double was devised in 1954 by Dr Fielding-Reid, and applied to suit-X-raise-X only.
Maddison Square Gardens - unusual bridge event
Shireen: Try https://www.newspapers.com/ Subscription-based, not expensive, and their articles were a great help in my Blue Team research. Putting in: culbertson match "madison square gardens" gets nearly 8000 hits (many will be duplicates) and you can filter by date.
Maddison Square Gardens - unusual bridge event
Bridge For Beginners: A Complete Course, Mahmood, Grant, Sharif, chapter 6 [i]When Ely Culbertson staged a bridge match between his American team and Great Britain, he had actors in Madison Square Garden dress up as playing cards and duplicate the plays made before a packed crowd of spectators.[/i]
Odd-Even and Encrypted Signals
If "A simple overcall in a suit shows 8 - 12 points...", a two-level overcall cannot be forcing. 1957/134 This is Avarelli's 2 overcall, 2nd seat, fav, over 1S: 8 KJ54 J108743 Q2 1959 Final/24 This is Belladonna's 2 overcall, 2nd ...
Odd-Even and Encrypted Signals
Charles, I think you are making an error here. The text says: [i]DEFENSIVE BIDS AFTER AN OPENING BID AT THE ONE LEVEL (1) SUIT BID – A simple overcall in a suit shows 8 - 12 points and a one-suited hand, intended particularly to give partner a good lead if opponents ...
Odd-Even and Encrypted Signals
I can help with 1969... PM me...
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