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Rosalind Hengeveld
Rosalind Hengeveld
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June 20, 2014
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about me

Website Editor, Bridge Magazine IMP, Netherlands. 

My last name ‘Hengeveld’ is pronounced [‘ɦɛŋəvɛlt] or as if ‘heng-a-velt’.

Country
Netherlands

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
National champion, women pairs, 2012
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Delftse Bridge Club; Het Buitenhof
BBO Username
RosalindH
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David Parsons's bidding problem: 8765 A54 KJ9875 ---
I would not have doubled but instead would have bid 1NT Raptor.
2C-2D-2S-3NT (opponents silent)
“Why Bergen is so often quoted on BW as some type of authority?” Bergen is one of the few theorists and authors not shying away from addressing the really thorny questions. That he is one of the few authors to even mention the 3NT bid in question is a point ...
2C-2D-2S-3NT (opponents silent)
Marty Bergen in ‘Better Bidding with Bergen, Volume I – Uncontested Auctions’, Max Hardy, 1985 (ISBN 0-939460-32-7) mentions it on page 129: “3NT. This is a very rare bid, since you are preempting the 2 bidder and making it hard for partner to show the hand type. The 3NT bid ...
Fit Showing Jumps or Weak Jump Shifts in Competition
Fit-showing jumps are basically sound but practically accident-prone.
Ethical, questionable or cheating?
Players who frequently raise on three will have a bid – usually 2NT – to inquire about trump length. And when they just bid game, they have five trumps. That way, any possible ethical problem disappears.
Hasta la vista, visa?
“The important thing is not to win, but to take part” The important thing is to do both. :)
Opinion Poll on Adequacy of Simplest Multi 2D Defenses
Mine does not; we presume a Multi is weak until proven otherwise. Usually, ‘strong’ versions are really strong; mine are 24+ balanced or game-forcing diamonds.
Opinion Poll on Adequacy of Simplest Multi 2D Defenses
yes, ‘slempoging’ does mean slam try
Opinion Poll on Adequacy of Simplest Multi 2D Defenses
Sure, my own defense goes down to eighth seat (see here in Dutch: https://rosalind.home.xs4all.nl/bridge/romi/tegen2x.htm#multi-onbekend)
Opinion Poll on Adequacy of Simplest Multi 2D Defenses
Double is a more or less balanced minimum opening bid (around 13–15 HCP) or any sufficiently strong hand unsuitable for another call. Bids are natural, except 4/ which is Leaping Michaels. Doubles of pass-or-correct responses are take-out. (I play Multi myself and so do most of my ...
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