A BW article scheduled for appearance next year will explain that 2NT-3♥-3♠-4♥ is a mild invite, 2NT-3♦-3♥-4♦ is 55 majors no slam interest or a near slam drive.
You can read about 'GLIDE' before your frenemies.
Now all you have to decide what the ...
Please dont read anything about squeezes.
And Robson-Segal is one of the more advanced books on bridge ever written.
woolsey on Pairs and Rubens on hand evaluation are both excellent.
Lawrence is superb; very easy to read. I dont think he has ever written a bad book. But Reese one ...
Just for the record. Re saving against the opponents' partscore. From my first or second nationals:
At our table the auction went
S W N E
Pass Pass 1S
2C Pass 2S 3H
3S 4H 4S 5H
The full hand looked ...
I cant comment for sure on the earlier encyclopedias but I can say that in the most recent edition though there are doubtless omissions, we did examine the records very carefully.
By contrast in the previous edition there were many players from all round the world who slipped through the ...
You make some interesting points; the top team in the RR certainly thought it was a big deal to win not finish second. Generally selecting your opponents is thought to give you a 75% chance in the first round of this event, I'd guess. And selecting your bracket ...
At trick one if East pitches a spade I try to set up a trick in that suit. If he pitches a heart I throw him in with a heart to force him to open up a black suit. If he pitches a club it is unclear what to do ...
Phil/Kit..I thought about 4C too. But note that partner would surely save over 4S with his actual hand. Now if hearts were 3-1 that could be right but not today!
still the clubs are nearly perfect for that action.