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Ken Gamble
Ken Gamble
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 20, 2015
Last Seen
April 24
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
At a table in the Hawaii Regional (1985), Max Hardy mentioned my takeout double had a slight odor to it. Five days later he was able name every spot card in my hand
Bridge Accomplishments
Many Regionals, no Nationals
Regular Bridge Partners
Carol Maggipinto, Bob Price, Don Seldeen
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Santa Cruz Bridge Unit
Favorite Tournaments
Monterey Regional
BBO Username
KenGamble
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Can a declarer ask what the contract is?
Thanks, I read it again.
Can a declarer ask what the contract is?
I was not at the table when this happened. But suppose after a few tricks, the declarer, heavy in concentration, forgot whether he was in a suit or notrump contract. Of course most of us would gladly tell him, but I don't see anywhere in the laws that forces ...
Claiming with a trump out
Sorry Gordon, I guess I was trying to say that some directors in my club will automatically give the trick penalty to the defenders.
Awkward situation - AI, UI or neither?
Shuffle all effected the decks. Afterwards, the Dealer4 machine can read in the shuffled hands and produce a pbn file. This file can then go through normal post game processing.
Transfer Advances After 3 Bids
So opener's if 1 call is natural, then 2 would be a limit raise or constructive raise in diamonds? Anyway for making a non-constructive raise in diamonds?
Change of Call
My understanding was the LHO didn't accept the change.
Runout Systems Poll
The first 13 names are from Bridgebum.com and I assume they are not bogus names. Since I needed names in order to add methods to the list, the rest may be bogus. The purposes of this poll were to: (1) look at the popularity of each escape. (2) learn ...
Runout Systems Poll
For those who haven't taken their recovering name-dropper training, I've add two more escapes to the list: Hinden and Shannon Cappelletti Escapes. My understanding of Shannon's method is (correct me if I'm wrong): o pass is neutral. o Either partner can show their one or two-suited ...
Opponents have penalty doubled your partner's 1NT overcall
1)How do you handle non-touching 4-card suits. 2) If you pass, does the 1NT bidder use Suction to show his long suit?
Opponents have penalty doubled your partner's 1NT overcall
Is the wriggle suit bid, alertable?
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