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Rich Higgins
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Member Since
Dec. 30, 2015
Last Seen
19 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

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Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing with my Dad for his final G'burg tourney
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Hot Springs Village
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
Rich Higgins
2 over 1
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Jump Reverse
Invitational splinter, weaker than 4
TransPup lebensohl
When interference is : bid 2NT to force 3 and then 3 is to play (transfer off after initial 2NT when it is into opp suit) When interference is : no good way, perhaps if opener re-opens I like the comments - helpful as to weaknesses that should be ...
TransPup lebensohl
Thanks for the comment, that is what I want via posting here. Penalty is possible via opener passing the double, knowing partner has good hand and value(s) in opp suit. I agree competitive bids are limited. Double could be used for a variety of competitive hands, which I had ...
How should these hands be bid playing 2/1 GF?
Ron, Yes, I do bid that sequence. My meaning is that once 2/1 GF is established, a reverse does not promise extra values. Thanks for the clarification.
How should these hands be bid playing 2/1 GF?
I also play reverses are off after 2/1 GF established. After 2/1 GF established, I still play 4th suit as artificial - temporizing, may or may not have the suit. 3NT after 3 '4th suit' obviously denies three , also implies less than doubleton (three card support ...
McCabe above 2 level?
I like having the 2NT ask available after a double.
McCabe above 2 level?
It would not conflict with a 1 level opening. I think you mean after a 2 level or higher opening, then it does conflict. After partner's preempt is doubled, a Rosenkranz redouble is a different choice than a rescue redouble.
McCabe above 2 level?
I don't see that McCabe prevents responder from changing the strain over a 3 level or higher preempt. I play McCabe is on for all preempts (after opp double, of course). If responder wants a different strain, they can redouble asking preempter to bid next suit, which responder passes ...
A Missing Link? Monday's Not So Instant Matchpoint Game
Our club did have travelers beneath each board. We did not write on them, but you could get your instant matchpoint result.
Memphis NABC+ Appeals Cases
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