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Stuart King
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July 17, 2017
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Stuart King's bidding problem: T J9872 KJ53 A97
Thanks to everyone for their votes.
Opponents remind you of your own failure to alert -- AI or UI?
My reading makes this information authorised by the laws. See the following: 16A1C - "it is information specified in any law or regulation to be authorized or, when not otherwise specified, arising from the legal procedures authorized in these laws and in regulations (but see B1 following);" and 20F1 - "During the ...
Inverted Minor holding a 4-card major
My gut feeling is that trying to unravel the size of the raise, the presence of a 4CM after and explore 3N vs 5m after 1m - 2m is too much to do in the available space.
how best to serve a certain demographic?
@David I tend to use hands that were made for the duplicate the night before, but if you expect crossover of players that may not be practical. The effort to create boards is very low, but for those that like to have the records and go over them the value ...
Stuart King's bidding problem: AQ3 K9 T9653 543
Indeed. I really didn't want to pass, but what else?
how best to serve a certain demographic?
The most popular sessions for social and returning players are "Supervised Play". You may want to use a term like "Free Play Session" as supervised play doesn't have the best ring to it... Basically provide somewhere they can come and play with experienced players around to answer questions. Then ...
Stuart King's bidding problem: AQ3 K9 T9653 543
Who are you expecting to bid 2M? RHO’s 2C was natural. Passing is very likely to lead to you defending 2C.
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
I agree talking about hands at the table with the opponents is difficult and should be done. I the best way to approach something like this would be to say something like "Interesting decision whether or not to risk the spade finesse." That way they can engage if they want ...
On teaching play of the hand
The KEY to teaching declarer play techniques is what I call "triggers". What is it about a hand that should start you thinking about this technique. Very few students struggle to understand WHY the technique works - they have just seen it! Lets consider a simple example - a finesse. The trigger ...
An alternative Alerting Policy
Some problems as currently written: - All NT bids appear to be alertable after the opening bid. Is this intended? - "Calls made above 3NT are not to be alerted unless they have a particularly unusual meaning." This certainly does not meet your stated aim of being cohesive, definitive and with no ...

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