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Jon Derrick
Jon Derrick
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 28, 2014
Last Seen
July 18
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I religiously play for the show-myself-up squeeze every board.


England Under 26 Squad 

Computer Science, University of York

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Last in Easter Championship Pairs
Regular Bridge Partners
Ollie Powell
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Conventions
Rough 2m | Mini NT | Gazilli
BBO Username
The It
ACBL Ranking
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Jon Derrick's bidding problem: J AJ2 9852 A8542
2 is just Kokish. I've taken this hand from a Camrose match that was on Vugraph, so it's the player's methods so I'm not 100% sure. Speaking in terms of my partnership, we generally bid 2 waiting on all negatives/semi-positives. I think control ...
Rowland Reeves's bidding problem: JT42 AKQ7 9 A976
3 as an artificial general slam try in
Jon Derrick's bidding problem: KT763 QJT853 --- K8
Yes - although it feels wrong to do so I prefer to bid hands of this shape and 6M/4 other by starting with 2 of the 6cM. Although we've discussed this a few times, it seems to be something we disagree upon when it comes to bidding them at ...
Jon Derrick's bidding problem: KT763 QJT853 --- K8
XX denies any sort of 3 card or better holding in diamonds - so shows clubs and hearts. Partner then bids 2H with 5H4S and 2S with 5S4C. It wasn't a very pretty auction really.
Jon Derrick's bidding problem: KT763 QJT853 --- K8
Yes, deep finesse says that you can make 7D and 6NT isn't far off. I think 6D is a fairly sensible contract.
Jon Derrick's bidding problem: KT763 QJT853 --- K8
After 2C, bidding spades would then show the 5 spades 4 hearts hand. Level dependent ofc. ----- 3S in this sequence would show 5 spades and a 4 card minor (diamonds probably!) . Well, it'd more often be some really nice 5/5 or 6/5 hand. 3H here shows this ...

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