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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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Member Since
May 5, 2011
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Australia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
A X of 3NT in 1981...
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Double Bay Bridge Centre
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Your opinion on partner's opening bid Gatlinburg KO.
To rebid 2 is most unwise. What, exactly, would that achieve, other than help the opponents when they ended up playing the hand?
The best short mystery story about bridge?
I don't have the issue, but it's in the August, 1963 BW.
Ambitious
Indeed the South hand is above minimum. Personally, I play a 4 rebid as 0-1 KCs; the need for better methods is clear. My (borrowed from Kokish) structure allows for showing a 5-2-2-4. Now a Q ask is easy. In my view, a GF raise should always show 4 ...
Opinion on Opening 1D
I am surprised by the number of opinions express so far that seem to ignore the chance of opponents bidding spades and partner being on lead. Well, I guess if "40 years ago, we were told to open your longest suit first", there is no need to think further.
Defensive problem
Not my choice of opening lead; on a bad day, they take the first eight tricks on some cross-ruff.
Zlatan tied to Sweden Open
As the joke goes, "Don't worry about the world ending tomorrow. It's already tomorrow in Australia"
Moysian game
That layout makes partner's 4 bid a little thin...
Negative redoubles
https://www.nytimes.com/1984/01/03/nyregion/bridge-there-s-always-some-room-for-another-significant-idea.html
Play 4Sx
Anyone not playing 2XX has the spine of an earthworm.
Render Unto Dummy
Tim Seres was one player who considered doubleton leads to be a last resort. Upon his return from a tournament in Paris: "It took me a few hands to realise, if they didn't lead a doubleton, they didn't have one!"
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