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David Burn
David Burn
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Aug. 28, 2010
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about me

A bookful blockhead, ignorantly read

With loads of learned lumber in his head,

Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot

To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.

United Kingdom

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Ethics Problem
North can have a takeout double without hearts - a strong 2=2=4=5 shape would be typical. South's 3 would imply a stopper, not a suit.
Ethics issue or not?
This account, unlike the other account of the same problem (and unlike the account in the similar "Director please" thread) makes it clear that East forgot a firm and evident agreement. There is no redress for damage caused by that, so North-South are doomed not to locate their heart fit ...
Ethics Problem
South didn’t bid 3 because East had shown the majors.
Ethics Problem
Do you know, I think I may have seen this hand before...
Ethics issue or not?
There was no need to bid anything over the double - North-South might have been going to defend 2 doubled. But East should bid 4 at her third turn.
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
Oh, the infrastructure is perfectly stable. It's just not very accessible from the wrong places. From the right places it works fine - significantly better than in Western conurbations.
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
The trouble is that if the Chinese Government wants to restrict access to the web, the World Bridge Federation ought not to make Plans B-Z in order to get around those restrictions. Chinese companies are sponsoring the tournament - it would be a poor idea to get them in trouble with ...
Director, please!
I am utterly unable to detect any relationship at all between the question I asked and the answer you appear to have given. But I am getting tired of talking to a brick wall. You are prepared to state as fact, on the basis of no evidence at all, that ...
Director, please!
Suppose East-West were the more experienced pair. And suppose South, a novice, asked you "Why is he allowed to bid 2 to show majors when he hasn't got majors, then correct 2 to 2 thus stopping me from ever bidding my hearts?" What answer would you ...
Director, please!
Well, maybe the OP can tell us how it was known that "2C was Michael's". After all, if South didn't know that 2 was Michaels he would have bid hearts - did he guess? did he ask? Not that it matters. Whatever the alerting regulations are (and "cuebids ...

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