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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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Member Since
May 5, 2011
Last Seen
18 minutes 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
ACBL Ranking
None
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RR15 Board 5 Great Defense by Pepsi
Deleted... now redundant.
Off the rails again
D. None of the above. I am a big fan of raising with three trumps... to not bid 2 with three, a singleton and a minimum hand is a crime against humanity. 1 - 1 2 - 2 * 4... * 4-4 majors and forcing It is close ...
The Cowboy and the Lady
Robert May, one-time lecturer in mathematics at Harvard, wrote articles on bridge odds for Australian Bridge magazine in the 1970s. Quibblers soon learnt that arguing probability with Prof. May was futile. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_May,_Baron_May_of_Oxford Edit: typo
HISTORY OF BRIDGE : "The first or oldest major facts of the game of Bridge"
Paul Lavings, at bridgegear.com, has several copies of Eleanor Tenant's book, mentioned above. He also has an extensive set of books on whist, dating back to Edmund Hoyle.
Kickback applied to Jacoby
I have played LJS (Lowest Jump Shift) is a serious GF+ raise for over 20 years... that includes 1 - 3 This frees up a 2NT response to be 13-15 flat, and thereby allows a 2/1 to be a real suit.
Expulsion from ACBL
http://web2.acbl.org/discipline/CurrentlyUnderDisciplineList.pdf
First Official Collusive Cheating Case in Turkey!
Very interesting article... please keep us posted.
"world championships" when Minneapolis was a medalist
Most interesting... thanks for posting.
"world championships" when Minneapolis was a medalist
It's hard to find any details of the International Bridge League... no one seems to have documented the affairs of the day.
Is there a standard treatment?
I like 2 and regard it as the best call for reasons given here: http://www.australianbridge.com/article_39-5_raisingonthree.php Those enlightened folk who raise liberally with three-card support generally use 2NT as an enquiry, not a natural invite. A simple scheme: 3m = three trumps, natural 3M = 4 trumps ...
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