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Chris Derrick
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July 29, 2013
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English Junior U25

PhD Student in Developmental Biology, Sheffield University, UK

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Building a bidding system
Worth it! Gave me some interesting ideas as well as made me think about what is important when designing pieces of kit.
26th European Youth Teams - 8 to 15 July 2017
What's the tea situation like?
Steve Moese's bidding problem: --- JT63 KQ65 AKJ64
Would 2 not be a pattern out? Although I guess that could be 3415? 4 would be quite descriptive if 1 is limited, but then by hearts aren't great.
I think I played poker.
The director is called if the claim is contested.
I think I played poker.
Play ceases.
Steve Moese's bidding problem: --- JT63 KQ65 AKJ64
I wonder what 3 or even 4 would show?
Fourth seat openings.
I was once interested in this question of what range is most common after 3 passes. Very roughly I assumed either 3 weak twos/Multi with two suited 2M bids and just looked at what would happen on each hand. I think 13-15 was the most frequent, then 14-16.
The Worst Convention Ever
I'd vote for a method that requires you to show a strong hand at the 2/3-level generally.
Favourite Novelty Conventions
Once had a great auction that got us to grand because we could ask for specific Queens...
Favourite Novelty Conventions
I've played a 1N opening as strong and forcing. The responses were blackwood at the 2-level. It worked surprisingly well...
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