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Ben Green
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Aug. 18, 2015
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Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
3253 10 count would be a clear 2D bid and that would also be a clear pass of 2H.
Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
yes 2NT is probably cold, my point is you won't often get there and you'll play in 2H which could be the worst of all contracts
Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
I agree that you might miss a game possibly when partner has a perfecto maximum with no wastage in spades but what if he does have wastage? Imagine he has a minimum 2/1 (in Acol) xxx x AJxxx KJxx now he passes 2H and you are in a terrible ...
Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
Partner is a passed hand so the decision is could you be missing game when partner bids 2D (as a passed hand). It's possible but not very likely. And 2H if passed out could leave you in an awful spot.
Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
I also think that passing this at any form of scoring is a losing strategy. If the auction proceeds 1S p 2S you would wish you had opened the bidding.
Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
I don't think this is too much of a problem. I would pass in a heartbeat.
Patrick Bocken's bidding problem: KJ9xxx AQJTxx x ---
Surely you cam still have 5 spades. Partner bid to 2s freely.
Ben Green's bidding problem: 2 A8632 KQ A6542
I cannot imagine why you would pass in third seat when you could easily be cold for game. What is your reasoning?
Jeff Ford's bidding problem: K KJ2 8642 AKJ75
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Everyone has different views on the game. That's what makes it so interesting. No psyches recently, but I enjoy the improved definition in dealing with responding to takeout doubles. I might also add that if responder is out and out psyching it doesn't always work out so well ...
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