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Ambrose Hol
Ambrose Hol
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Feb. 26, 2013
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Ex-junior

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United Kingdom

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Favorite Conventions
One way reverse Drury, Weak 2D, support doubles
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broze
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Gordon Rainsford's lead problem: KQ9 2 KQ65 T8654
Yes correct. The abstainers know the hand from PL.
Andy Stark's bidding problem: AQ52 2 A764 JT83
I find it pays to bid practically rather than technically. Practically, partner is going to expect all weak NTs with 4S to raise here (and perhaps even some with 3). I am clearly better than that, with two aces and shortness in the opponents' suit to boot.
Andy Stark's bidding problem: AQ52 2 A764 JT83
Imo he is likely to pass thinking the same thing about you.
What would be your ruling?
Kit - one needs to be careful with this approach. If you suspect that a player may have forgotten the system and you ask them a question so that when they give an incorrect reply you are protected, this is arguably in breach of law 20 G.2: "A player may ...
Chris Derrick's lead problem: 9xx Q9xx 764 763
P can't have AQ or a void. It's conceivable that he has AK and that South took a view that his partner would have a heart control. Partner may not have wanted to double 5H for fear of tipping off the opponents. Or p simply thinks the ...
Nick Anand's bidding problem: JT85 3 72 AKQ532
Anything other than 4S now is a large overbid. Even so, spades have been set so 4H makes no sense as it denies a club control. Even if you consider that spades have not been set "last train" doesn't come into it.
abstain
Agree with Kieran particularly regarding freak hands. On the other hand I notice some people abstaining because partner has made some ridiculous bid. In those circumstances I don't agree with abstain because, well, we've all been there.
Why don't DBL?
Clearly because he thought five spades were cashing.
Dave Waterman's lead problem: 965 K76 K84 8753
I'm not sure what "standard" means in context of the 1 rebid. Here it would mean an unbalanced hand in which case I lead a spade.
DIAMOND Wins Spingold
I know this topic has been almost done to death but my suggestion for a regulation has always been as follows: "1) Declarer must take at least 10 seconds before playing a card from dummy. 2) The combined time to play for dummy and third hand must be at least ...
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