OK, thanks for the reply. I installed Firefox as a workaround and now I can see all the cards. It seems somehow wrong to run Firefox on a Pixel, although then again maybe that's the point of an open platform anyway.
I much prefer the earlier times. I spend the entire rest of the year in a routine where I am most awake and alert during a "normal" workday, and I would like to keep on that schedule. By 10PM my brain is usually shutting down.
I live on the East ...
A club was the winning lead this time (partner has a stiff club plus ♠Ax, ♦A, and the ♥A that he can underlead to get his club ruff). Mostly I was curious if in general people thought this double had lead direction implications
I like the morning and afternoon schedule, it matches my normal work schedule so I find it very natural.
I think bracketed "Swiss" are the worst of all the events, because masterpoints are such bad indicators of skill. So give me some other option than that, please.
A few years ago I would have just seen five spades and blasted 4♠ without thinking. Now I guess I am overthinking!
♠KA and ♥A doesn't really seem like "a little", though. And 4♠ feels like it's the last guess here; I doubt opener will be ...
I guess I must be having a blind spot but isn't Axxxx Kxxxx x Jx off a trick in each suit?
If partner has the ♦Q that really helps my hand. I was visualizing three small cards in the minors, is that too pessimistic?
When partner is minimum with ...
Can any of the 4S bidders share their thoughts? It seemed to me that there were lots of hands where partner would come in at favorable that won't make 4S, while the opponents aren't making anything. Is 4S hanging partner for being aggressive?
We don't have detailed agreements here, so for example 3D is the only bid I'm sure would be taken as a limit raise. If you think there is some other standard agreement that you'd be comfortable bidding without discussion with partner, go ahead.