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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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Superb Sportsmanship
I agree with you Michael about 'even though doubles are non alertable this one might be'.
Communication Is The Problem To The Answer
With the greatest possible respect, (which we all know means absolutely no respect) Deep Finesse tells me that after a diamond lead and five rounds of clubs (declarer pitching a spade) West cannot pitch even one diamond. Did I mistype in a play or is DF wrong or is there ...
Communication Is The Problem To The Answer
I suspect most real life people who led a diamond would pitch one on the run of the clubs; wouldn't they? And that is fatal. (I'm sure you can argue why YOU wouldn't; maybe YOU aren't 'most people').
Double dummy defense
Very nice. This sort of deal gives the lie to the argument that bot bridge isn't a challenge. it may not be 'Bridge as we know it' but it tests your skill in intriguing ways.
Communication Is The Problem To The Answer
It looks logical on a diamond lead to win the Queen (East cant gain by covering so lets say he ducks) and declarer runs the clubs. If West pitches a diamond I think declarer might be able to succeed --- but why lead the suit if you aren't going to ...
The Might Deuce
Ditto!!
Just another flat board
In my youth I tackled xx facing AQJ9xxx for one loser when at trick two I had played low (showout) QK. So no trump endplay. (I also had a side suit of A10xx in hand and Jxx in dummy but low toward the jack saw the defender rise with from ...
Just another flat board
Neither do I...will add to my repertoire.
Just another flat board
Was this the deal where only one of the two tables doubled 7 missing the trump ace?
Just another flat board
I remember reading about declarer describing West's neck turning from red to purple on the second round of trumps as he struggled to decide what to do. And for what it's worth I had a partner let through a slam in spades in exactly this way against Jeremy ...
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