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David Wetzel
David Wetzel
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Member Since
July 9, 2014
Last Seen
11 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Long ago, in a galaxy far away, my wife and I used to play a lot, and made token appearances in the lower flights of a couple of GNTs and NAPs and such.  Also managed to lose in the finals of the 0-750 knockouts at three straight Spring Nationals, which is harder to do than it sounds.


Then kids happened. 


Now we don't play much.


United States of America

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Silver Life Master
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How do you play 4!H
I think you’ve overthought this. ;)
TD please
It’s poor practice, and not according to the laws, to impose your personal logic of bids previous to the UI instead of using the system the players are using. Granted, we can’t ask E/W what their system would bid at each stage with the hand posited. But ...
How do you play 4!H
Just click a circle and press the answer button.
Steve Fama's bidding problem: T862 2 T863 AJT3
Do need to be sure that after 1S, 1NT that 2C is natural and not some artificial bid, but assuming that’s the case...
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: 963 K8762 Q7 J53
The UI is that the person that bid 3NT was unsure if that was the correct action. They probably don’t have a flattish 18-19 with two stoppers. Where things break down is in question #2.
TD please
Try “wanted to offer to play 4H opposite it” instead.
TD please
With eight card support for partners takeout double, 1H would be silly.
Which minor do you open?
1C for me; I’m willing to rebid 1NT after 1H and 2S over 1S. This loses partner being able to rebid hearts with five decent ones to play 2H instead of 1NT when I have a more normal 1NT shape. It gains not playing stupid minor fits after 1D ...
Bulletin Cover Story
No idea on the download ability, but July 2017 is what you want.
ATB - Missed Game
I don’t really like south’s bidding, but I don’t think it led to missing a game. I’m OK with not getting there with 10 opposite 10.

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