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Dave Beer
Dave Beer
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Member Since
April 14, 2015
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23 minutes ago
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Bridge Player
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United States of America

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None since early 1980s
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dave_beer
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Ruby Life Master
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Lightner not alerted - adjust?
[[]Alert[]] Depends on the RA (and possibly other things as well). For example, the ACBL Alert Procedures say "Except for those doubles with highly unusual or unexpected meanings, doubles do not require an Alert." I don't think that Lightner doubles are "highly unusual or unexpected" so an Alert is ...
Lament of the Spade Three
If there is an easier way to make this please don't tell the 3.
Malcolm Pryor's bidding problem: KQT52 QJT84 A3 7
With 13 votes in there are 11 for 3 and 2 abstentions.
Malcolm Pryor's bidding problem: KQT52 QJT84 A3 7
Maybe they don't play it or they play split-range and this hand doesn't qualify.
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: QJ85 --- KJ8743 J84
Playing Walsh, which was NOT part of the OP, opener will rebid NT with balanced hands. If I am playing Walsh and not playing xyNT, where I can rebid 2 over 1NT, or that 3 (or even 2) shows this kind of hand after 1-1-1NT ...
Allan Simon's bidding problem: T98 AQ6543 A97 T
If we belong in it is relatively easy to get there after 3; if we belong in it is a lot harder to get there after 3.
Mark Jones's bidding problem: QJT874 K8 AKT5 6
The 8 & 7 give me some play for only 2 losers opposite void.
Mark Jones's bidding problem: QJT874 K8 AKT5 6
I don't play DONT but partner shouldn't be using it with bad hand and spade shortness since all s/he is doing is giving the opponents a fielder's choice. I would bid 2 with that suit without any red suit honors so I think I have ...
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: QJ85 --- KJ8743 J84
@Barry: How often does passed hand force to game with no known fit?
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: QJ85 --- KJ8743 J84
In current version of Bridge World Standard: "In response to one club, with four of a major and four-plus diamonds, responder bids: one of the major with four diamonds, one diamond with invitational-plus values (otherwise one of the major) with five diamonds, one diamond with six diamonds."
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