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Wayne Burrows
Wayne Burrows
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1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
The facts as described if taken at face value leave me feeling the Dutch were cheated out of their medal.
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
This is absolutely clear. "Non-forcing jump changes of suit responses to opening bids or overcalls, and nonforcing new suit responses by an unpassed hand to opening bids of one of a suit." The distinction between "responses to opening bids" and "to opening bids of one of a suit" means that ...
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
We require alerts at our clubs. Even if not, hopefully some time they will play tournaments and then get ruled against for not alerting if this agreement is alertable and they still play it.
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
We had the same situation this weekend. Not under WBF rules. I opened an 8-10 1NT and partner bid 2 which I did not alert. After the hand the opponents claimed that 2 needed an alert. The NZ Bridge chief director eventually decreed that 2 was not ...
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
What did he think a non-alerted 2 bid showed? And what was their system agreement about what double of a natural 2 bid showed? Seriously this is the doubler's and his partner's own misunderstanding. If the WBF are going to rule this way then they need ...
Simon Weinberger's bidding problem: KQJ54 K93 KJT6 A
1 a round earlier is much better.
Ruling in Montreal
I completely disagree. Take for example a standard American 1C. The percentage of balanced hands (with short club if you like) compared with unbalanced hands with long clubs is a matter for general bridge knowledge. That is if I tell you that I open the balanced hands with or without ...
Schrödinger's Dummy Rights
Also undiscussed is not a sufficient answer when the partnership has an implicit understanding.
Schrödinger's Dummy Rights
Unfortunately there is another class of players who hide behind "undiscussed" to be as unhelpful as possible.
Schrödinger's Dummy Rights
Bridge is a young person's game always has been always will be. Young people get older and still enjoy playing. Unfortunately for 50 years we have not got enough young people playing.

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