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Phil Clayton
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July 27, 2010
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Dallas
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Phil
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Diamond Life Master
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Is this restricted choice? (WBF junior finals, board 11)
Yes Dave I checked, you are right but it doesnt change my premise unless East were an unlikely 4351.
Is this restricted choice? (WBF junior finals, board 11)
I watched this hand last night. The Swedes had a highly artificial auction to get to 6 by South. North relayed and discovered South had exactly 4135. This is VERY relevant. Along the way, East doubled a 4 (maybe 5) cue, so the opponents weren't exactly ...
Ethics issue or not?
Yes and no. I think if East bid 4, we'd characterize the call as taking an ethical action.
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
Yes, this is a bridge teachers dream.
Ethics issue or not?
We had a similar issue in the Spingold. We opened 1 (1) 2 We used to play this was the long spade hand but recently switched to minors. The bidder had a weakish 6034. Partner competed to 3 with a 2344 which created the problem. With ...
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
Sorry Benoit, I see very little gain in switching meanings of a bid that occurs once every two years.
Could this happen in top-level bridge...?
Love David's post. I would add that pursuing mastery of this game has a spillover effect in other areas of my life: 1. Im a better problem solver 2. I have an immense amount of patience with my co-workers 3. I am slow to anger at the table and ...
How would you interpret this bid?
Then why ask a question you think you know the answer to?
How would you interpret this bid?
Arent we off a key card? This is starting to get annoying.
Could this happen in top-level bridge...?
But great if it did!
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