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David Wetzel
David Wetzel
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July 9, 2014
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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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Overcalling 1NT When Holding a Good 5 Card Major
Even if you include puppet stayman, I still say it’s easier.
Overcalling 1NT When Holding a Good 5 Card Major
It’s a lot easier to get to notrump when you overcall a suit than it is to get to the suit when you overcall notrump.
Party Table ! in a Regional Open Pairs
This is cool, but from the headline I pictured streamers and a bowl of mixed nuts and maybe some cake.
A Spade-Double inversion
There's one other potential drawback, which is more likely to come up at matchpoints: doubler may want to float partner's responsive double rather than try a 4 level minor contract
ATB -- Missed slam
If +920 is wrong I don’t wanna be right.
ACBL Reorg Fails by One Vote.
Technically correct, the best kind of correct.
Trick 1 Signal
Do I at least get to know if we’re playing a suit or notrunp?
ATB -- Missed slam
If East can’t bid 3H... a novel idea is to bid 4D. West can probably find RKC from there.
Thoughts on the makeup of the BoD.
More or less, that's what I meant. Also, if you increase your player count by 20% with novices, congrats... you have a 2.5 table novice game? We're not all in areas with millions of potential bridge players.
Thoughts on the makeup of the BoD.
"I do know, that of those nearly three thousand clubs, less than one-tenth have novice games. This leads me to believe that that same small percentage are the only clubs trying to create new duplicate players." I suspect this has a great deal more to do with available markets and ...

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