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Barry Rigal
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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Down Under Coup
Michael Technically the extraction is not just to prevent a trump promotion but also to prevent you being forced to surrender a ruff to the defender When you have eg a 6-2 fit with AKQJ109 in dummy and xx in hand and a completely solid trump suit bar the ace ...
ATB: Diving to disaster
The alternative is that South should say 'It was partly my fault -- I did agree to play with you, after all.'
Down Under Coup
acci-dental on purpose.
Poker anyone?
Mark Bartusek preempted me...I'm fairly sure it was Dallas 1997 or so. Maybe just before Kaplan died I sent Jeff Rubens an article for Edgar Kaplan to author which also included the Helgemo intra-finesse, that appeared in that same summary article. I do not recall if Mark gave ...
Computer Bridge: Inferences from the Play to a Trick
Al Levy, who understands these things far better than me, has a deal that exemplifies one of the problems computers need to tackle. In the later stages of the computer competition at Orlando both computers misses a single-dummy defense to a slam of baring a king in the ending because ...
Down Under Coup
Given that my dentist has just recommended I floss using a waterpik I suppose a Frenchman would call it the "What? A Pique?" coup. Maybe it loses a little in the translation.
Improve my analysis!
Thank all. This hand is actually from the WC finals and I switched the suits (hence the initial cock-up). West had in this version xx KJ10x QJ10xx 10x I leave it up to you to determine if she should have given different Smith but I don't see how the ...
Interference with Queen ask
Bitter experience has taught me that even if we thought we had the suits sufficiently under control occasionally a double from the opponents alerts us to the fact that we are wrong for the purposes of playing a small slam. So as suggested above, when a relay is doubled ignore ...
Improve my analysis!
As now noted above in the article -- partner follows with the 10 on the second round. Apologies!
Improve my analysis!
Apologies...take another look at the fixed -- I hope -- version.

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