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Art Korth
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April 18, 2012
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Tax attorney in Atlantic City, NJ.  Playing bridge since 1972.  Inherited much of my sense of bridge humor from Dave Treadwell, so beware.

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ATB - Fail to compete
Are defending 2 and declaring 4 the only choices? It seems to me that declaring 3 would be a success and would outscore 2 down 1. Admittedly, it is only 1 IMP. But it could be 2 if EW make 10 tricks. And it could be ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Jan: Did you mean to say that the top 16 finishers in the Swiss got to choose their first round opponents? In my opinion it stands to reason that the top 16 seeds would outperform the top qualifiers. After all, seeds are a reflection of long-term performance, while the order ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Mark: Conceptually, I agree with what you are saying. I don't think it a significant issue. The difference in the strength of the Day 1 field due to the absence of the Soloway competitors who would be added by dropping into Day 2 is marginal. The difference in carryover ...
YBTD after slow double
The term "game try" means that there is some alternative to bidding game. The only alternative that I see is passing 4.
YBTD after slow double
4 is more than a try for game. Unless you mean the type of game try where you bid game and then try to make it.
YBTD after slow double
Why would you play the preemptor for club length?
YBTD after slow double
I find this remarkable. I will repeat my post of upthread: Are you saying that the East hand has no action over 3 in direct seat, but when partner reopens with a double East has a game force?
YBTD after slow double
David: Without commenting about the 3 choice, I do have a comment about 4. Are you saying that the East hand has no action over 3 in direct seat, but when partner reopens with a double East has a game force?
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
That cartoon is actually backwards from the one that I described. And I like the punchline of mine more. :)
Venice Bridge Tournament. Harris Pairs Withdraw.
Richard: Really? I don't even know how to respond to that assertion.
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