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Chris Derrick
Chris Derrick
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Member Since
July 29, 2013
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about me

English Junior U25

PhD Student in Developmental Biology, Sheffield University, UK

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The Worst Convention Ever
I'd vote for a method that requires you to show a strong hand at the 2/3-level generally.
Favourite Novelty Conventions
Once had a great auction that got us to grand because we could ask for specific Queens...
Favourite Novelty Conventions
I've played a 1N opening as strong and forcing. The responses were blackwood at the 2-level. It worked surprisingly well...
EBC Mixed Teams 6 QF - Assess the blame
I agree with most others here and in the two polls. X of 3 is penalty, passing of 3X shows spades, so we're locked into spades so 5 should be a cue bid for spades.
Favourite Novelty Conventions
Two favourites I have heard about: 5: how much of this auction have you understood? 4: have you psyched?
A simple sequence, but what does it mean
I find the lack of partnership confidence startling...
David Gold's bidding problem: AT53 AQ852 3 A92
Make sure you take your decision in tempo...
Chris Derrick's bidding problem: JT9432 6 Q7 QJT5
This hand (linked to comes from a potential UI situation.
Chris Derrick's bidding problem: J75 AKQ52 T6 654
Partner will raise with 3-card support. Added that into the description.
Name This Squeeze (Again!)
I wondered how long it would take for this to materialise...

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