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Chris Derrick
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July 29, 2013
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English Junior U25

PhD Student in Developmental Biology, Sheffield University, UK

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Chris Derrick's bidding problem: AJ963 A8632 3 J5
"This is too basic" suggests it should be 100% for pass. Doesn't appear to be the case...
Jacoby 2NT?
2N: 5-5 minors just less than an opening bid Jumps are fit
Richard Granville's bidding problem: J64 AQ943 852 T7
4144 or 4+5+ <19
We don't know why more young people aren't playing bridge
I could go on for ever about my experiences learning to play and I've been watching this thread trying to decide what to say. Apparently at "work" at 2pm in the afternoon is that time. Alan has it spot on with regards to the point about extra-curricular clubs and ...
1!D - 2!C Question
As said by various others above and other people on other threads, it entirely depends on what the rest of your 1 framework is. "No part of a system can be considered in isolation".
1!D - 2!C Question
If you put some work into it, I think you can get this to work quite nicely. But if you want mostly natural bidding, probably best just to respond 1M then FG later.
Transfer responses to 1!C - rebidding with 3-card support unbalanced
I should say that one of the strong options is 15+ with precisely 3-card support. This means that all reverses deny 3-card support for partners major. Over 1 - 1R - 1M we essentially play 2 inv. and 2 FG relays, but with some tweaks to allow a bad ...
Transfer responses to 1!C - rebidding with 3-card support unbalanced
We put lots of strong forcing raises through 1 1R 1M as well as 11-13 bal. 2-3M. We treat 1 - 1R - 2M like 1 - 1M - 2M in standard.
Andreas Babsch's bidding problem: A AK4 A3 AKQJT63
If partner can pass 4 they would have passed 1, so why bother opening it 2.
Chris Derrick's bidding problem: KQJ6 QT43 Q872 5

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