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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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May 4, 2015
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about me

English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom

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BBO Username
the saint
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Swiss teams - with hand records, bridgemates and less waiting time - it IS possible!
Louis, as I was about to say. Welcome to the 20th century!
The Fallacy of Restricted Choice
Some detective work. There is only one Anthony Golding (the Herts one) listed on NGS, although people may refrain from being listed. On the all-time masterpoint lists, there are a couple of Mr Goldings from Kent, but none with a listed initial 'A', and the only other Mr Golding other ...
Bidding grand at the club
More practice required. We tightened up on high-level competitive bidding and slam bidding. We did improve in those areas in the next two majors. We managed to not win them in other ways.
Bidding grand at the club
Richard. A statistic from the Junior Euros in Tromso in 2015. On deals which either our side or the opposition bid at the 6-level or higher, we were net over -100 IMPs for the event. We finished 4th.
Name that Call?
I know one should try to be consistent, but if partner had opened 1H and oppo bid 4S, then there's a stronger case for 4N having a good raise option. Here, we have 4S to play and can cue 5H (or do other things).
The Fallacy of Restricted Choice
At the next selection committee meeting. Should be good for a giggle...
Convention Analysis
Late? I'm still alive you cheeky feck. I'm not that old...
What would be your ruling?
A condemned man is allowed one last night to ruminate on the nature of their crime.
What would be your ruling?
I answered other. Execution at dawn by firing squad needs to be an option in these sort of polls.
Chris Derrick's bidding problem: AK6532 K5 --- KJ643
At least not on this round of bidding.

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