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All comments by Harald Berre Skjæran
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There’s nothing in the OP suggesting that any of the question and reply was done in English. I suppose both question and reply was made in Icelandic.
May 5
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In a previous partnership we had 27-28 NT in our trash Multi. The only time it came up, partner held all aces and kings in fourth seat, only to see 2 Ekrens, pass, 3 before it was his turn. He somehow elected to overcall with 5NT.

I had no idea what that was supposed to mean, but bid 6 with QJTxxx there. At IMPs, that was pretty good.
April 29
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In one partnership we had 20-21 and 23-24. 22 hcp hands had to be up- or downgraded.
April 29
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Agree, it definitely shows a void for me, as does 1M-4m. Voted for the singleton autosplinter, though.
April 29
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For me it’s autosplinter with a void, but definitely not exclusion.
April 27
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And other «we» believe Gerber shouldn’t be on our system card at all.
April 27
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Forcing, 3 hearts exactly.
April 22
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Either he trust declarers words, and allow him to play the card he pointed to, or he doesn’t, and rules the orally called card played.
April 21
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Exactly
April 21
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With 3613 and values to bid we’d have opened 2 originally (or Multi if that’s on our card). So we can’t have that hand now.

I abstained, since I’d have doubled 1, not bid 1. If I had to substitute in the given auction I’d surely pass 2.
April 21
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Richard, that’s not what the law say. I really can’t understand how you and others can interpretation it thus; the law is in fact very clear on what you have to do.
April 16
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Can anyone give me a logical reason to NOT bid 6, disregarding the tempo of the 5 bid (and the number of doubles in the poll)? I would be more concerned about missing a grand than going down in six, and they might easily save.
April 15
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Jxx Q9xxx KJxx A is a real minimum for me, with 7.5 losers.
April 9
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Well, this hand has interiors in the main suit, a nice side suit and only six losers. Clearly a non minimum IMO. Calling this a minimum is something I’d never think of at all.
April 8
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Combination of bad judgement (north) and methods.

We would bid:
1 - 2NT
3 - 3 (natural non minimum - singleton)

and easily reach slam.
April 8
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Pretty often opps are not in their best spot after 1x p p, especially after 1m p p. My experience is that passing out is often a very good option.
April 3
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«In every duplicate event, …. EW …». Seems like we live on different planets. Over here in most events all participants, except fotba stationary pair sitting NS at table 1 moves. The exception being swiss events, where ALL move.
March 28
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Christopher, reread David’s post starting with «No, it does not.» above. David is parsing the law correctly, you are not.
March 27
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Agree, I won’t read the post as posted.
March 26
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Espen Lindqvist.
March 25
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