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Bob Okker
Bob Okker
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 4, 2014
Last Seen
25 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Have mastered the Practice Finesse.
ACBL Ranking
None
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Do You Count Your Cards?
I only play on BBO, so unless Fred decides to start messing with me, I trust that there are 13. Abstain! :)
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Dibs on 2,000!
Bob Okker's bidding problem: AQJ6 K752 74 J43
The double shows three card support for .
Make This Hand
Covering all the bases? There is always an "other."
ATB - A Bridge (level) too far
Poll here: https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/bidding-problem-2-ptp6ohw894/
The Two Questions
Interesting that you would use a non-forcing bid to force. I understand your logic, but . . . If I were worried that my novice partner (possibly being unaware that an artificial 2 was forcing) might pass -- I would just bid game with 4. I do not know of any "Standard ...
The Two Questions
"I would consider a jump rebid by responder (3♠ in this case) to be forcing . . . " So you don't play 4th Suit Forcing?
First iron points to be offered in San Diego
Actually, by incorporating a fitness program into ACBL events, we could prolong the lives of the core membership. It seems that everyone laments the lack of junior participation in bridge. But, thinking outside the box, why not attack the problem from the other end . . . by extending the lives of current ...
BW 2/1: Jumps to 3NT
BWS 2017 G. After Our Major-Suit Opening: After a two-over-one response, . . . two notrump . . . may be based on a minimum hand.
BW 2/1: Jumps to 3NT
I, too, learned about the Principle of Fast Arrival in Bridge 102. Then I moved on to Bridge 103 and discovered the superiority of this auction showing extras. Think about it.
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