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Andy Bowles
Andy Bowles
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Jan. 17, 2011
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Fact Instead Of Fiction: A True Report on the Denver Regional
Put your square brackets in square brackets [[] [[] []] like this [[] []] []].
Which Way
[i]Andy: So then you agree there IS a good reason to lead the 9 from Q986 or J986?[/i] Yes. Sorry, I haven't been at my most coherent in this thread.
Fact Instead Of Fiction: A True Report on the Denver Regional
Er, isn't that just normal behaviour too?
Fact Instead Of Fiction: A True Report on the Denver Regional
Regardless of what the hands were, I don't understand why Mr Lair's actions are described as "outstanding sportsmanship". There are rules about what to do when you have unauthorised information; he had unauthorised information; he obeyed the rules. Isn't that just normal behaviour?
Which Way
Sorry, I think it was just nonsense.
Which Way
With K102 opposite A73 on the lead of the 6, isn't it right to play low? LHO's possible holdings are Q986, J986, QJ86. With QJ96 he would probably have led the queen. Similarly, on the lead of the 5 it's a guess - Q985/J985 vs QJ85/QJ65 ...
Research on Sexism and Bridge: Have your Say
Richard, what do you find inappropriate? The act of parodying Peg's comment by making an absurd generalisation, or the particular choice of absurd generalisation?
Research on Sexism and Bridge: Have your Say
Another clear difference between men and women is that a part of every woman's mind is always thinking about shoes. That leads to a lack of focus on the task at hand, and makes women less effective bridge players than men.
What is this pass-then-double?
I think you should split the "takeout" option into "takeout of spades and clubs", "takeout of spades" and "takeout of clubs". I voted "takeout", but I meant "takeout of spades and clubs", whereas at least one other respondent meant something else. When I make a takeout double I imply length ...
Trump guess?
I also had a partner lead low from Kx against a grand slam. There was Axxx on his left and Qxxxx on his right.
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