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Barry Rigal
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Aug. 17, 2010
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Barry Rigal Glenn Milgrim
15-17 NT; Short club plus transfer responses. 2/1 GF bar 'rebid'
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Barry Rigal Glenn Milgrim 2014
15-17 NT; Short club plus transfer responses. 2/1 GF bar 'rebid'
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David Yoon Barry Rigal III
2/1 GF in non-competitive auctions (NT jump GF auctions = 15-17)
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Deep Finesse Can't Make It, But You Can
Yes the question of which diamond they led and who is winning the first trick is essential information.
Picking a Winner
I'm not sure if this was covered in the navel contemplation in mid hand, but Liam could you also comment on West's failure to shift to a heart or club after winning K? And also (as the cards lie) would you have done anything different had West shifted ...
Press release from WBF. Bridge and ?TV?
I was watching TV this afternoon after posting this when the cbs(?)sports update referred to the Olympic channel starting today...I think.
Your Path to Success
Incidentally if you bid 4 it might be a good idea to have an agreement about whether you might have a doubleton with no control in the off suit. I think you are supposed NOT to, to allow partner with the red kings to use KC?
Your Path to Success
I'd never heard 4 being solid as opposed to six good diamonds. As other comments indicate keeping it for a good suit is far more useful on frequency grounds.
What Major Suit Distribution?
Agree with comments above; expect 4-4. Barry
Yeh Bros Cup 2017
Actually there IS an answer and I will give it. Eric at the closing banquet announced that after a decade off he had agreed to play natural with Fred in the previous Canadian trials and Fred had produced 384 pages of notes which neither of them (well EOK) knew. This ...
Yeh Bros Cup 2017
David Stern and Christina both did excellent interviews and took photos. All credit to them. As to the bridge articles. that was also split work (As in Liddell and Scott for clerihew fans).
Do you always use the stop card, even when the opponents are very unlikely to bid?
Maybe someone should quote the definition of should...
Do you always use the stop card, even when the opponents are very unlikely to bid?
Excuse me! I'm not sure I understand the implication of that last sentence; but If you believe that it is possible/appropriate NOT to precisely specify the cards from dummy when you call them and rely on dummy or your opponents working out what is best, then bridge isn ...
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