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But bidding 4 forcing to the 5-level when there is no reason to suspect partner has a slam hand.
2 hours ago
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del
22 hours ago
Steven Mcgrahan edited this comment 22 hours ago
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Natural bidding and raising fits will do just fine for beginners to intermediate.
23 hours ago
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This whole thing depends on the conventions your playing
Feb. 13
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If the AI passed it's not playing 2/1 which will make playing against any of it's bids in future problematic.
Feb. 12
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Hmm there were some 2 bidders but they disappeared.
Feb. 12
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lead problem 6
Feb. 11
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The problem is figuring out what is required to alert by ACBL at least can at time require incredible knowledge.
Feb. 8
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way too strong. In 5-card major environment open 1 and raise to 3M
Feb. 8
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Partner does have an opening hand but is Q/J ish so slam while close isn't there.
Feb. 8
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Seems likely if 2S is down. 3N makes.
Is passing an attempt to collect 500 or
is passing for -1/-2 just safer than 3NT?
Feb. 7
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The alert rules for ACBL haven't been brought up to date with the bidding rules. So, I stand by my statement for now until they are which I believe is planned.
Feb. 7
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The only way there is a 5th spade trick is if declarer saves the 5 so it can go under the 6!
Feb. 7
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If that is what they are playing, it requires a pre-alert (in ACBL land) for an opening bid that might be less than 10 hcp.
Feb. 6
Steven Mcgrahan edited this comment Feb. 6
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We must empathise with getting normal bad results :)
Feb. 6
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West may have an opening hand but as far as east is concerned they don't. So passing when you need a passed hand (in the pocket) to take 3 tricks doesn't make sense. Not that any bid jumps out and grabs you.
Feb. 6
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How does 4 make????
Feb. 6
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Larry Cohen agrees with 1st part of Jeff on responsive doubles.
https://www.larryco.com/bridge-articles/doubles-part-2
Feb. 6
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Alert chart says to alert non-forcing natural responses to 2 bids.
This is even in red on convention cards.
Feb. 6
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