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Phil Clayton
Phil Clayton
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Member Since
July 27, 2010
Last Seen
10 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

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Dana Harbor (CA) BC
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Sapphire Life Master
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Reporting your team's renege
If you legitimately knew you revoked just fess up. Accept your penalty and move on. If you didn't actually notice (yes it happens) then there's nothing to do, but if there's any doubt, don't start shuffling up your pile either. I think trying to cover up ...
Upsets Mark USA1 Senior Quarterfinal
Dave, I loved your play in 5. Now THAT was effing amazing.
European Champs - entry (commitment, and photos)
I wonder what they intend by a 'political' sanction?
Name this Squeeze
A Backwash is when a defender has the choice of unguarding / underuffing, etc. behind declarer as declarer ruffs. A knockout is when a defender commits before declarer ruffs the trick. Neither element is present here because declarer is not ruffing a trick. If the timing of the play were different ...
Is this offensive?
There is a subsection of players that will never see anything wrong with this situation. Their minds just don't think that way. I tend to be pretty sensitive. The other night partner made a really nice play. Coupled with a misdefense, an impossible game rolled in. Still, I said ...
Junior bridge and league growth: 5 year checkpoint
Well, given that I'm a regular and didn't know/forgot about it, perhaps the main page is the best spot for feedback?
USBC slam defence
If declarer has five spades we are always dead.
Your call--ethical bidding problem
Thank you for the trip down memory lane with the asking bids. If partner would have explained your call as "first round heart control", would you still be tempted to bid on?
Poll for those who watch vugraph
No one wants to do voice commentary on their own. Even text commentary by yourself feels strange.
Trick 3 defense
I'd suggest in a normal Smith situation when attitude is already known that our carding is suit preference, not count.

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