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Dave Beer
Dave Beer
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April 14, 2015
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United States of America

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You be the Judge - missed game over weak 2
If you opened 1 and partner raised to 2 would you make a game try? It would be nice to be playing something where you could show this kind of raise - mixed or Bergen - but lots of pairs don't.
You be the Judge - missed game over weak 2
I would want to be in game if I knew my partner's hand. North's failure to raise diamonds makes it hard to diagnose the excellent fit and there are lots of other possible hands for either partner where s/he would take the same auction and game is ...
Emanuel Evacic's bidding problem: A4 Q93 AQT432 A2
Too good to open 1NT playing 15-17.
Ronald Vickery's bidding problem: A7 KQ82 962 J762
As would I. I would have a good hand short in clubs that didn't enter on the 1st round because of good spade holding. So playing against me taking the false preference to spades could be very wrong.
Gary Leung's bidding problem: AKQJ 74 AK9 KJ82
If I was sure that partner had A then I would try to find out about 2nd round heart control. However, QT9xxxx and 2 or 3 small hearts is at least as likely so blasting to 5 gives us a slight extra chance that they won't lead hearts.
Ronald Vickery's bidding problem: AKT84 Q Q AQT842
Do we have a way to show spades and higher unbid suit? ;)
Itzik Ezra's bidding problem: KJ763 AJ873 9 75
I meant that I would enter over 1 as unpassed hand; I would also pass on the auction in your comment.
Itzik Ezra's bidding problem: KJ763 AJ873 9 75
I would show my two-suiter if I was an unpassed hand so I getting into trouble in that case.
Is this "Reverse" Forcing?
@Mark: re: High reverse I could have rebid 2 instead of 3 it does meet my definition.
Is this "Reverse" Forcing?
@Martin/Mark: I have seen at least a few different definitions of reverse. Mine is: "A reverse is a bid which forces simple preference of suit to a level higher than that at which the preferred ("first") suit could have been bid instead" Some things to note: • It includes responder ...
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