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Stefan Olausson
Stefan Olausson
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Richard Fleet's bidding problem: KQ743 T 642 AKT7
A useful estimation of playing-values, in such situation, I think, is Adjusted-LTC (ALTC). I think we could expect pard to have a bit more than a minimum-opening (7 ALTC) here. So let's assume he has as 6,5 ALTC or better. That means, if I have have 5,5 ...
Richard Fleet's bidding problem: KQ743 T 642 AKT7
4 = slamtry in spades. Have no extras and sign-off w 4.
In another part of the forest
Just wonder why that matters... If I only discard clubs, while "looking like" I am 2-2-4-5 (or 1-2-4-6)... isn't that the same thing? I am probably missing something :)
Western Cue if opps bid two suits?
@Brad Craig -- maybe you aren't likely, but it does happen... I don't see why 'Bidding opps suit(s) always asking' would be harder to remember than 'Bidding the one you have' ? As you play now, you have to remember TWO DIFFERENT rules, depending on whether they bid 1 ...
Western Cue if opps bid two suits?
Here's my argument for *always asking* from another thread ----- to avoid ambiguities: http://i.imgur.com/qAhI7CA.png Also agree with Gabor... you may have no stopper in either suit -- admittedly a rare situation, but it may happen -- and you can then qbid the cheapest one, and if pd ...
Western Cue if opps bid two suits?
If you are asking what is "standard", at least in US, you *show* stopper when 2 suits bid. I am not aware of any technical reason for bidding that way, though, and personally prefer *asking* also when 2 suits bid.
Lead Out of Turn
@Neal Smith May we know what the full deal was? :)
Upsets Mark USA1 Senior Quarterfinal
@Gary Hann -- yes, this segment... see *HOW* the 4 contract was made at the two tables! :) (use the Next button at the bottom...)
Upsets Mark USA1 Senior Quarterfinal
@David Levin --- how does that work? This is what I get: [url]http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html?linurl=http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/vugraph_linfetch.php?id=51086[/url] Not so nice...
Upsets Mark USA1 Senior Quarterfinal
No, this is obiously a different hand, click bd#19 in the right-hand side: http://tinyurl.com/mfkaftg
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