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Bill Campbell
Bill Campbell
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 2, 2011
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me
Monterey Bill, not Seattle Bill
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
My first double squeeze in the midnight Swiss at my first Nationals, Boston, 1989
Bridge Accomplishments
Flight A Regional KO win in Cromwell, CN, 1992
Regular Bridge Partners
none currently
Favorite Tournaments
Any Nationals I can attend
Favorite Conventions
1N overcall for 3-suited takeout, 8-14 HCP
BBO Username
metobillc
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Bill Campbell's bidding problem: AQ9 Jxxx K9x xxx
It was during bidding practice, so there was no actual play. On a not too unlikely QD lead, 3N would have made as overcaller had the club and heart aces with six spades to the king.
Bill Campbell's bidding problem: AQ9 Jxxx K9x xxx
Overwhelmingly pass (97%), with only 1 vote for 3N.
Bill Campbell's bidding problem: AQ9 Jxxx K9x xxx
Thanks all for your votes and comments. My line of thinking went something like..."with no ruffing value and the lead coming through the KD, 3S is likely to go down. While 3N is also likely to go down, we might get the QD lead from the strong hand with ...
Bidding over interference after partner's preempt
So if you use this, you free up 4N. What meanings would you assign 4S, 4N, and 5H in that case?
Ruling from the Junior Trials
Remember that this is the US Junior trials, which included 11-year olds playing behind screens for the first time. While they are undeniably talented at bridge, they may not know the ACBL regulations all that well, and the USBF regulations even less well.
Kokish Precision
Viking Relay has this feature (I can send you system notes if you email me). 1C-1D; 1H shows 20+ points (22+ if balanced), after which 1S shows an aceless 0-4 points; other bids are GF (5-7 points) with some artificiality. With < 20 points, 2H, 2S, 2N, 3C, 3D, and 3H ...
Nominate a New Name for Fantunes
Unfasten
Why Players Don´t Come Back
I prefer NF, but invitational.
Kit: ingenuous?
I don't think the goal is to stop all cheating at bridge. The goal is to make it more difficult to cheat, easier to get caught, and less profitable (at least in the long run). When you make things more difficult, fewer people do them, and here that'd ...
EBTC 2014 Cheating Hypothesis Testing
There is no Excel button above the second table, only the first (at least for the pair I looked at, using Chrome). I tried to follow your instructions, and entered the appropriate formulas in the AD and AE columns (using Balicki-Zmudzinski as the example). You state that clicking on the ...
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