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Robert Stevens
Robert Stevens
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April 7, 2013
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Your Discard?
Yes, I screwed this up. Stupid. Declarer had KJx 109x xx AKQJ10. and had kept an entry to hand. But in any event the problem is really kind of a non-problem. The important point was that you have to treat your diamonds as random small cards and discard them so ...
Timuçin (Timo) Erkoç's bidding problem: --- A92 AT752 AQT63
Michael I am with you on this one. I think double is too risky, and yes, pass is conservative, though it was my choice. But given that the hand has so much playing strength, I think 4 is perhaps the only, very imperfect, answer. Edit: one can hope that ...
When the Opps Interfere over Our 2NT Part II
Yes, playing cooperative/takeout/card showing/negative/younameit doubles is ironclad proof of your wokenness. Congratulaations.
Do Sandwich No Trump bids need to be alerted
It would be useful were you to have described what the 1N bidder actually held.
When the Opps Interfere over Our 2NT Part II
Just as with negative doubles, so here: the larger the penalty that your opponents were going to dial, the less likely that you will be able to double them. I refuse to allow my partners to castrate me by demanding that my doubles, holding a flat 20+ count are for ...
What's the thickest part of your system notes?
But he does sometimes wear a mac.
Missed Game; Missed Slam
Years ago I was much taken with Ed Manfield's series of articles about "fit showing jumps". For those who practice those methods, would you do it on the East hand? There is a question as to whether, over a minor, the jump shows 4M,5m or 5M,4m. The ...
Missed Game; Missed Slam
You have never seen that collection of bids? I am not sure that enough has been said since I find the comment capable of any one of a number of interpretations.
Missed Game; Missed Slam
Marty If West has four diamonds then he has a weak notrump pattern and strength. It's possible that West would signoff in 3 with such a hand don't you think?
Missed Game; Missed Slam
Not quite sure what meaning to ascribe to "especially after partner's 3 bid".

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