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All comments by Harald Berre Skjæran
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2NT, conventional GF. (Or, preferably 2, transfer.)

2NT GF is expert standard where I play.
July 7, 2013
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Two years ago at the Norwegian Mixed Pairs Championships (swizz movement) a good friend and fellow TD was called by a pair who should play at table 86 in the next round. They were unable to find their table, having found (in sequence) tables 85-98-87!
July 7, 2013
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We have far too little informtion on what the WBF and the Indonesian Bridge Fedrration in fact has done so far to have any idea what could/should be done.
July 7, 2013
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Not true. If the clearly interior bid would be considered by a considerable percentage of your peers, and supposedly be chosen by some of them, it's by definition a logical alternative. If the UI present demonstrably suggest the better bid over the inferior bid, you have no choise, but have to make the inferior bid.
July 6, 2013
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I've never had a partner who'd pass over (1) x (1) with KQxxxx.

I never expect to see any partner pass with that.
July 6, 2013
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That's a much stronger hand. And far from a 2 raise. The diamonds are much better, and a sure source of tricks. I'd rebid 3 with that hand.

(If I had to chose between 2 and 4, I'd rather raise to game.)
July 6, 2013
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I know it's non-standard over there. Here it's standard to play it as natural. With todays light opnings and light raises, I'll miss the ability to bid a natural 2NT.

I'm pretty sure Helgeness, among others, still play it as natural.
July 6, 2013
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3 shows a hand just a tas stronger than what I have. Just some interiors in diamonds would qualify for a double raise (or, preferably, a mini splinter).

I'm allowed to have a maximum, and if partner can't show any sign of life over 2, we most probably haven't missed anything.
July 5, 2013
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Would have bid a natural 2NT last round.
July 5, 2013
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About 12-16, 6-bagger.
July 5, 2013
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If this double was t/o, I definitely lack the values for it.

However, this is NOT a t/o double, rather penalty.

I miss the abstain button on lead problems!!
July 4, 2013
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Transfers, anyone?
July 2, 2013
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I strongly prefer to take away their forcing raise when that's possible.
July 2, 2013
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Really surprised there's more 2 bidders than 3 bidders so far (21-19).
July 2, 2013
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Clearcut double!
July 2, 2013
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Agreed. I was voting and commenting as if 3 was forcing. Never play it as NF here any more….
July 1, 2013
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No might about it; 3 over 3 IS natural.
June 29, 2013
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Would for sure have bid 1 last round. No I'm screwed.
June 29, 2013
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Very close between 2 and 2 IMO. Never 3 with this.
June 29, 2013
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I've shown a hand at least this strong by doubling twice and bidding 2. Passing now is clear to me.
June 29, 2013
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