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Dave Beer
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April 14, 2015
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United States of America

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What is this double?
While the utility of doubling for takeout goes down if 2 if balanced or 3-card support for opener's major, responder can still have quasi-GF values and just in which case takeout is the safest way to enter when you have the unbid suits.
What is this double?
I prefer takeout but might not risk it depending on how random I thought the expert was. Just because it can be short doesn't mean that it is. Do you play double of nebulous opening bids of 1 or Precision 1 as lead-directing?
Your opinion on partner's opening bid Gatlinburg KO.
@Richard: Many hands that would make a voluntary raise would not have passed 1; I can believe a raise.
RHO open 1NT, you have 2524 and 15 points
One board never proves anything. [code] Board 17 North Deals None Vul K 7 4 3 2 3 Q 8 7 6 9 5 2 Q 8 9 5 A K 6 4 2 10 9 8 5 A 4 K J 10 3 Q 8 7 3 J 6 ...
Opening 1Nt with a singleton (again) in superchart.
@Benoit: Somebody else can go look at the charts and tell you whether or not any specific thing is allowed. The sole purpose of the definitions in the Convention Charts is to allow the ACBL to categorize things so they don't have to list all of the characteristics of ...
Opening 1Nt with a singleton (again) in superchart.
@Benoit: "... where are the laws that applies for a 1NT opening not natural" The definition of artificial call has 3 parts and the last two deal with PASS so I haven't copied them below: A bid, double, or redouble that conveys information (not being information taken for granted by ...
RHO open 1NT, you have 2524 and 15 points
I answered Other because I would PASS playing just about anything.
RHO open 1NT, you have 2524 and 15 points
I usually pass with balanced or semi-balanced hands. If double would be for penalties, I wouldn't make one with this hand.
Official Version of New Convention Charts
@John: "You can use whatever system you like as long as it looks exactly like SA, 2/1, Acol, or Precision." "The frustrating irony here is that little kids and old ladies in Poland use a 1C opener that is considered by the ACBL to be too high-level for their ...
Official Version of New Convention Charts
The Polish 1 opening can be one of several different hand types and each of the following is allowed under Basic: 1. Any Natural opening bid in a suit, as long as it shows at least Average Strength. 2. A 1C or 1D opening bid that is either Natural ...
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