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Martin Lindfors
Martin Lindfors
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Sept. 24, 2017
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about me

I started bridge in 2017, and mostly play at my local club in Sweden.

Outside of bridge, I'm a graduate student doing machine learning research. 


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Martin Lindfors's bidding problem: AKQJ QJ 984 K982
Agreed. For context, see:
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: AKQJ QJ 984 K982
I am sure that your statement "most would not" is wrong. Some would not, but some would. Exactly 3=4=3=3 is not particularly likely, either. As to your second paragraph, let's see.
Clearly they did deserve each other(same set)
The spade king was offside, but the heart queen was onside. I don't think there was anything particularly unlucky about North's bidding. It was just plain bad.
Definition of cheating
I think 7 is just bridge. No partnership agreement (implicit or explicit), no requirement of disclosure.
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: AKQJ QJ 984 K982
Well, that's not exactly the equivalent auction, since partner would either Stayman or transfer and then invite. If they did, I would raise. If they would make a direct major-less 2NT invite, the case for passing is stronger.
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: AKQJ QJ 984 K982
1 - 1 - 1 - 1NT - AP Turns out partner held a 9-count and game was fine. 1 - 1 - 1 - 1NT - 2NT - AP Partner held a 6-count and 2NT went down.
Andy Caranicas's bidding problem: QJ76543 4 654 Q4
4 seems very rich.
How "clean" has the Bermuda Bowl been?
You say "false", but your reasoning seems to point to "don't know".
Confession of a Self-Kibitzer
In that case, we should start by abolishing bidding boxes and screens.
Opening standards: LTC vs Point Count
Nobody claims that tens are useless. But also, nobody *should* claim that an ace is less valuable than two queens, with nothing else known about the deal.

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