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Does Anybody Play This Any More

Years ago, Dorothy Hayden introduced a bid she called the Cooperative Slam Double.

As I remember it, this was a method to help a side who had competed in the bidding decide whether or not to sacrifice after the opponents bid a slam (assuming that a sacrifice would not be worse than letting the opponents bid and make a slam). 

In immediate seat (after the opponents bid a slam) one had 2 options:

Double with 2 defensive tricks (partner was expected to pass this), or

Pass with 0 or 1 defensive trick.  Partner would then 1) double with 1 defensive trick (then the original passer will pass with 1 defensive trick, and will pull/ sac with 0), 2) take the sac with 0 defensive tricks, or 3) pass with 2 defensive tricks.

I think this is how it went.   It made more sense to me than something like the Negative Slam Double.

Does anyone play this any more?  Is this a good convention or is there something better?  




I play it but it's not very good/ don't like it - bad results
I play it, i like it, it's good, good results, recommend it
Do not play it but think it's a good idea
Do not play it and think it's a bad idea
used to play it, liked it, recommend it
used to play it, didn't like it, do not recommend it
never played it but it sounds good
never played it and it sounds bad
I recommend something different and much better: please specify

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