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Anthony Taglione
Anthony Taglione
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Sept. 25, 2015
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about me

Something a lot of people seem to forget is that Bridge is meant to be fun.

 

Every hand an adventure, every bid a thrill!

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Some rulings questions
I once had my partner stick his fingers in his ears while he hummed lalalalala.
ATB - Who applies The Law
I voted West on the grounds of... don't let your extras go unmentioned.
The Hand That Changed The World (of Claims)
They're always free to concede the rest
Richard Traxler's lead problem: J74 QT985 T52 Q4
I think there's also a maxim along the lines of "honours from the short hand first".
Richard Traxler's lead problem: J74 QT985 T52 Q4
You expect your partner's honours in the suit to be useful. Your sole honour isn't useful except to help drive out a stopper. If there's no stopper to eliminate then check whether the coming ruff opportunity is going to be useful to you.
Signing Off in a 5-card Major
After 1m-1M-1NT or 1-1-1NT (15-18), I either pass or bid 2 to ask partner to tell me more, looking for a 5-3 fit. I need to be holding sufficient that we can be making 2NT if partner is minimum.
1NT rebid showing 13-15 balanced
I have been considering revising the description to: "It's our bucket bid to show an opening hand 11-15 points. It could be balanced or unbalanced, could have 5/4 in the minors without a four-card major, could have a NT distribution which can't be opened as 1NT due ...
1NT rebid showing 13-15 balanced
Well, they could be short, for us, as short as one card.
1NT rebid showing 13-15 balanced
For most Precision players, 1 denies a 5cm, unless the diamonds are particularly y lengthy. This is worthy of an alert. I alert 1 and, when asked, describe it as: "11-15 points, denies a five-card major unless he has long diamonds, otherwise, could be short". I did have ...
Expectations. (Club game.)
Here we have the NGS grade and a new player begins at 42. It took a while for my friend's grade to drop to 32, she was a complete beginner, and then we could work on building it back up.
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