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Bill March
Bill March
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Member Since
Feb. 22, 2012
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Member Type
Bridge Player

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Member of Bridge Club(s)
St George's,Darlington
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Gold Cup final stages - controversial end to semi-final
Ben - speaking as a slow player I can state for certain that my slow play IS 'slow play per se',maybe I'm an exception but it's not my experience of other slow players.
UPS Convention
Kieran - are you speaking specifically about strong NT? As others have alluded to above then the methods opposite say a 10-12 NT should probably be very different.
UPS Convention
Of course in those days it was deemed ok not to tell unsuspecting opponents that in practise a 'strong' NT wasn't that strong.
Oren Kriegel's lead problem: K8 AT6 KJ43 J532
I opted for a club, thought the default was 3rd and 5th without a note so am puzzled by the large vote for C2.
Unlucky - or what?
As long as East's highest spade is bigger than North's lowest then there is always scope to win a trick.
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Let's not 'offend' some of the community by getting into cultural appropriation!
Peg Kaplan's lead problem: xxx Axxx xx QJTx
Bob Hamman has suggested that when declarer is 5/6 and playing in the 5 card suit then the aim should be to force declarer - on that basis Ace of hearts looks right to me.
In my experience a trump lead is the best lead against a grand in the long run. Obviously there are hands where it's not best and people notice that the 'rule' is wrong and then give the exceptions prominence. When was the last time you saw a hand reported ...
The problems of over-alerting
Paul - I agree with you, but a problem (that I've alluded to on previous threads) is that a large number of good(sometimes very good)players in the UK don't understand the current alerting procedure re doubles, so do you 'trust' them or not - there are problems either ...
Post 10. Captain Ewart Kempson & the first British broadcast of a Bridge programme Friday 15th September 2017.
Here is a recent reminiscence posted onto the NEBA site that you may find of interest.

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