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All comments by Tobias Bende
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I realized I was a but unclear in my description of the bids. 2 is natural and GF. If partner then bids 2, 2NT, 3, or 3, 4 is a splinter bid in support of spades, good 5 card diamonds and no club control.

The idea of using 3 as INV or min GF has actually worked quite well. We got the idea from Levin-Weinstein.
March 15
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3 if I can bid game over 3 without partner playing me for 16+. 4 otherwise.
March 4
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Can you expand on this? What type of tricks?
Nov. 4, 2018
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You play a 5542 system like most young Swedish players. Unlike many of them, you do not play transfer responses to 1. Why this choice?
Nov. 2, 2018
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Invitational to game (forcing to 3) and suggesting notrump as an alternative to spades.
June 20, 2018
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With a major, bid it. Without one, pass with four clubs, redbl with five. Otherwise bid 2. Continue as normal with bids from responder after pass/redbl from opener meaning what they would have meant after a normal 2 response (2 from responder means they would have passed a 2 bid).
June 7, 2018
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I do not think that the decision made by the director was reasonable.
May 24, 2018
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Procedural penalty (option 3) and adjusted score (I guess that is what was meant by option 4).
May 14, 2018
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As we play 5 is a Q ask. I agree your method is better. Our agreement is still that 5♠ is “Q ask if you have 3”. It is a bit simplistic.
April 25, 2018
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I agree that is better. Our agreement is that 5 is in fact is “Q ask if you have 3”. It is a bit simplistic.
April 25, 2018
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I bid 6 to deny the Q.
April 25, 2018
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I play 2 as forcing but can be minimum. 3 would be game forcing with a five card suit.
April 13, 2018
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I think I would rather play in our diamond fit than in 2NT. I don’t know what the BIT suggests. Maybe partner was chosing between pass and 2NT.
March 12, 2018
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I like 1-3NT (about 10-12, any SPL) with a, 1-4 (about 13-15) with b, and 2NT with c.

If not playing split range, I would splinter only with a.
Feb. 2, 2018
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I think that if the mean and the geometic mean differs greatly, be very careful about using statistics to say anything about the strength of the field.
Jan. 21, 2018
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If my shape is a takeout of hearts, I would double directly with around 18, otherwise pass first.
Jan. 11, 2018
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Dbl as 13-15 balanced or a strong hand. Others natural.
Jan. 11, 2018
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I guess not standard, but I play it as a transfer to 3Nt.
Jan. 11, 2018
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I play it as 8-10 balanced, honors in every suit, no aces.
Nov. 24, 2017
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I am not sure I understand the difference between “slip of the tongue” and “loss of concentration”.
Oct. 31, 2017
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