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Larry Sealy
Larry Sealy
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 12, 2010
Last Seen
35 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
1st 2013 Fast Pairs, 2nd 2013 Wernher Open Pairs, WBF World Master
Regular Bridge Partners
Jim Foster, Jim Munday, Bryan Howard
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Huntsville, AL
Favorite Tournaments
Nationals, World Championships
Favorite Conventions
Kickback, XYZ, Good-Bad 2N (yes a bad name), Power 2N after 1M-1N, Intermediate Jump Overcalls at 3-Level when Vul, Mixed Raises (whenever possible).
BBO Username
zevon
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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Larry Sealy's bidding problem: QT7 K83 AJ6 AK95
I was wondering what % would Dbl. You don't have many tricks.
Larry Sealy's bidding problem: QT7 K83 AJ6 AK95
Dbl is best on this hand. Partner is 5-5 in blacks, with about 9 HCP, including KJxxx of .
Election 2019
Richard, please note that Vicki Willis (D10 President) appointed 2 new people to the BOG a few months ago (Charles Durrin and Drew Casen) to replace Claire Chisler (unable to continue) and "vacant." The link provided by Len does not reflect these appointments. D10 should now have a full contingent.
101 Bridge Books To Read Before You Die!!
OK, that 'splains it. Sort of like the UK vs. US Beatles albums.
101 Bridge Books To Read Before You Die!!
I didn't see "Master Play," Terence Reese. I also think "Country Life Book of Bridge," Maurice Harrison-Gray, is a worthwhile read. It was one of the 15-20 books I read during my 1st year of playing (1975).
The Death of Teams
Ira, I would say "I've got a brand new pair of roller skates, you've got a brand new key," but I won't.
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: JT763 K9 K7642 6
The way I handle the 4-5 inv. hand is to bid Stayman, then 2N. If accepting, partner can show a 3 card suit on the way to 3N.
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: JT763 K9 K7642 6
I do, unless my spades are bad and hearts very good, in which case, I bid Garbage Stayman (2C, then 2H). Partner will normally pass 2 with 3-3.
First rule of signaling
I think it was probably just fatigue. We've all been there.
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: JT763 K9 K7642 6
If you bid Stayman, followed by 2 (unbalanced inv.), partner will pass with any min, raise s to the appropriate level with a 3+-fit, or bid 2N to find your side suit, so you're "there." Not sure how your method is a variant of Smolen, since it ...
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