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Cor Balfoort
Cor Balfoort
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 12, 2010
Last Seen
Sept. 27, 2018
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Underleading AKQJTx to partner's 9 for the ruff to beat 4 Hearts
Member of Bridge Club(s)
BBN, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Favorite Tournaments
Staetenbank / Cap Gemini Invitationals, held 1987-2002 in the Hotel des Indes, The Hague, NL
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USA 1 vs USA 2 Challenge Match Set
No idea how easy it's gonna be for BBO to make this technically possible, but I think John Gowdy's idea is great, and you could make it optional: free entrance for anyone not opting for the chance to play that team match with a top player, 2$ entrance ...
3-card Limit Raise After a Jump Shift
Gavin, doesn't this agreement hamper you in investigating slam? If a bid like the 3D in this example is descriptive, you usually know what game you want to play in opposite a weak raise via 1NT, so you might as well bid that the fast way and leave 3S ...
I love Flannery (I'm serious)
I like both the comments of Eric Leong and Adam Meyerson. Discussions on Flannery - or any other bidding agreement, for that matter - should be on relative success opposite other treatments. And this obviously includes the cases in which the Flannery-agreement left you unable to open e.g. a multi 2 ...
Only Shot
Avon, is this because 1 tends to show five? Otherwise I wouldn't see the point of opting for a Moysian in a suit that LHO may well have 4 of.

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