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Ambrose Hol
Ambrose Hol
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Member Since
Feb. 26, 2013
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United Kingdom

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One way reverse Drury, Weak 2D, support doubles
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Alex Hydes's bidding problem: 84 Q9 KQ863 JT82
Close at favourable = bid
What should be the correct ruling on this
@DB: Kaplan - the Lord Denning of the bridge world!
Claim ruling poll
Exactly. Where it can matter of course you should elaborate. Alternatively play the 8 of diamonds to the King and then claim using an extra 2 seconds.
Ambrose Hol's bidding problem: Tx AT9x Q9x ATxx
And yet... Two England internationals were given the hand and both doubled. Partner and I were East-West and there was an (alleged) hesitation by North over 3. Director ruled result stands on the basis of the players' responses. By the way, I was happy for the ruling to take ...
Learn Bidding in 15 Minutes?
Some of the discussions of Losing Trick Count on this site make me very glad that no one has ever tried to teach me how it works...
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: KQ xxx xxx AT9xx
Do you really think that any of the doublers have agreed double as penalties? I greatly prefer double as just cards after a bid and raise in these auctions and pretty happy to have that agreement here. *Although I would not risk double with no agreement). As an aside I ...
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: KQ xxx xxx AT9xx
Too good to pass with every card working. Dbl also allows us to play 4 when it is right.
Who should 'scape whipping?
What's wrong with the "like" button?
ATB for missing this slam
I will add one more: what is the rush to open as South (presumably 3)? It seems to me you will miss some excellent games where partner has an average hand with 5 or 6 spades and a small singleton heart. In first seat I would consider it but ...
Pontificate on a Common Game deal
Yu - I understand that, but you are essentially telling a lie about your hand with the 6 bid. Partner could be sitting there with a monster hand and looking to explore grand themselves but now they "know" that you are off a keycard. I think you are obliged to ...

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