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John Larkin
John Larkin
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Member Since
Sept. 5, 2016
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17 hours ago
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GBC Glasgow, Scotland
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Fantoni live on BBO
Is it really "celebrating" someone to have his games shown on-line? Or does it give people a chance to keep an eye on him... ?
Comparable call
I suppose it's the difference between "the assistance gained through the infraction" and "the happenstance fallout following the infraction". I agree with HK. You are allowed to be lucky.
Comparable call
It might have been worth splitting 2H, 3H and 4H for interest's sake. Perhaps perversely, I would accept 2H and 4H, but not 3H. I don't think your pass has given much away when followed by 2H. It does give some idea which end of your range an ...
Bad Claim Case from San Francisco
So...you denying you made a face showing annoyance...?......
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
And I wonder why I miscount trumps...
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
A couple of months back, the two-value RKC responses also caused us some grief. I "reversed" with an 11-pt hand with shape 7-5-2-0 (can't remember which suits). Later, my 1430 reply of 5c convinced partner that I must have four, and he bid the Grand Slam. Not successful. "You ...
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Thought it might be...maybe I had only 10 points...
Bad Claim Case from San Francisco
Is the statement not meant to outline how they are going to play the rest of the hand, not, specifically, how they are going to play this contract? So if I make a claim that outlines how I will make eight safe tricks for my 2NT contract, I do not ...
Bad Claim Case from San Francisco
I'm not sure the ability to claim is there to help you avoid making mistakes.
Bad Claim Case from San Francisco
I can understand the wish to further punish the declarer, particularly after his change of suggested play in the post-mortem in order to have a way of being woken up in order to make the contract. But I agree with MH that first plan is to follow his suggested sequence ...
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