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Alan Miller
Alan Miller
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July 28, 2010
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March 28
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Diamond Life Master
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First MPs: A National Title
Rupert Sheldrake callout! Awesome!
The never ending story
Debbie -- precisely! Honors Bridge Club standard is to take about a half a second with an uninteresting hand after a skip bid, and then expect to be entitled to ten seconds with an actual problem. The ten second safe harbor can only be earned by always taking that kind of ...
The never ending story
Judging by your instructions to your students, they will be doubling too conservatively at the one level or way too aggressively at the three and four level (possibly both). I teach my students that if they have a minimumish action for a particular level, they may choose to act one ...
The never ending story
Or audible.
Michael Kopera's bidding problem: QT543 A752 T3 J6
I think players routinely overbid 5332 hands as responder. This hand is a step away from that sterile distribution. I did a simulation opposite a mainstream-sound opening bid. Unsurprisingly, game was bad to hopeless opposite opener's balanced minimums (some of which would accept opposite a limit raise), and generally ...
The never ending story
Michael, the preferred term is "exhaustive and exclusive partition."
Mr. Sportsmanship Shows His Stuff
I have always said that life was a microcosm of bridge.
Mr. Sportsmanship Shows His Stuff
I would consider what he did to be the expected standard for anyone trying to play the game the right way.
One side of a ruling
I don't know what happens in your games, but my partner made four, as did the East player who declared 4 at the UI table.
One side of a ruling
Who is right would only be an issue for MI. With UI, the mere fact that one learned that partner expected a different hand creates restrictions.
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