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Floyd McWilliams
Floyd McWilliams
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Member Since
Jan. 5, 2012
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

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Favorite Conventions
I named a cat after Namyats, but it's not actually my favorite convention.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Floyd and Adam
Strong Notrump 2/1
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ATB - Wrong Game
I wonder what partner would have said if you'd bid spades and South was 2-1 in the majors.
Double dummy: What's the best lead?
It took me all day to figure out how declarer could take 8 tricks on a diamond lead and a spade back, but that's ok, it's not like I have a job or kids to take care of. :-p
Floyd McWilliams's bidding problem: K652 AKQ742 63 7
Partner has an invitational hand with 3 and 4(+)?
Floyd McWilliams's bidding problem: K53 T865 K54 KJ3
Yes, opener assumes the 9-11 hand and responder continues over a signoff with 16+.
DIAMOND and AA Lead Reisinger
Isn't the actual name Å, which collates after all English letters? I believe the Bridge World mentioned this.
Adam Meyerson's bidding problem: K4 Q6 AKJ7 J7652
"Kiss partner, but pass." - Ira Rubin
Partner Plays Barbu
The full hand: I (third hand) held 543 K75 AQKT9 Q2 Declarer AKJT9872 9 J76 K On partner's A lead I considered dumping the king to get a diamond lead but wasn't sure if that was really what the king would mean, so I played the 7 (UDCA ...
Claim ruling poll
Declarer should not claim if he might need to "think for a bit". The thinking should be completed before the claim is made! The frame of mind in which one claims should not be "Well I guess I have this many tricks but if something weird happens I can probably ...
Partner Plays Barbu
So the 5 would be suit preference for clubs? How does partner encourage more hearts? And why can't partner raise on Kx?
Floyd McWilliams's bidding problem: 93 AJ53 A72 JT93
That was more unanimous than I expected. Off to part 2:

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