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Bill Kilmer
Bill Kilmer
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 18, 2010
Last Seen
May 18
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me
USA bridge needs to follow international bridge's lead in regards to allowed systems/conventions to help keep the game alive.
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
crushing pro-client pairs
Bridge Accomplishments
fairly original bidding systems
Favorite Conventions
Canape: not a convention, but an approach, and a way of life
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Your preferred defenses vs. 1NT
Your preferred defenses vs. 1NT
X = forces Exclusion Principle for any Maj/Min 2-suiter at least 5-4 2♣ = Majors, at least 5-4 2♦ = 6-card Transfer to ♥s 2♥ = 6-card Transfer to ♠s 2♠ = 5-4/5-5 Minors; 2NT is you pick, 3♣/♦ is to play 2NT = 7card Transfer to ♣s 3♣ = 7 card Transfer to ♦s ...
Italian Bidding
Steve Goldstein from Philly?
Italian Bidding
I was simply trying to lift your bewilderment, Ed. You did mentioning being naive. I neither praised, nor attempted to negate their contributions Bidding Theory. In fact, I happen to use many odd their principles my own systems. We good?
Define Your Bids Before I Tell You My Defense
If you psyche something often enough, or shade certain bids often enough, it is now your methods, and should be on your CC and disclosed. Or be penalized as is defined in the Laws. Put another way, you can't call it "judgement" if you do it frequently and partner ...
Italian Bidding
Ed Judy- because at least 2 Italian pairs have been convicted of cheating, and several others have STRONG evidence against them, but mostly in the 50s-70s.
Shiang Chen's bidding problem: x Jxxx xx KQxxxx
I passed initially. I REALLY passed when you later added your partnership's tempo breaks. As per usual, you tried to talk yourself into something you shouldn't by engaging in endless analysis and re-re-re-evaluating your hand until it fits what you want it to, instead of A) just bidding ...
1m - 2M your choice.
UPH: Soloway PH: Fit-showing raise
Best Use of 2 Diamond Opening
2 = Majors preempt, at least 5/4, 6-10 2 = Flannery, I suppose 2 = preempt But only because I'm saddled with 2/1GF, 5cd Majs, and a strong NT
Best Use of 2 Diamond Opening
John, the whole point of the master suit is that you control the level without the risk of a higher level.

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