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Dave Robinson
Dave Robinson
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Basic Information

Member Since
Sept. 13, 2015
Last Seen
June 3
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

according to my partners and team mates i am exasperatingly bad but they still want me in their teams

Country
United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
when a humble youngster I had read a book on squeezes and 2 weeks later executed a criss cross against the club's top player
Bridge Accomplishments
won a number of national pairs and teams events and specialise in coming second by a narrow margin
Favorite Conventions
Pass
ACBL Ranking
None
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Dave Robinson's bidding problem: J762 65 A42 AKQJ
Thanks everyone. I like the observation that 3 doesnt necessarily promise both Majors. My belief is that 3 should not be game forcing. The 1NT bidder here is not exactly full whack and he doesnt want to insist upon game surely. Its my opinion that pass givennthe double ...
Bill March's bidding problem: AKT6 AK976 8 AQ4
not THAT good- 5-1 hearts and sometimes bad spade break may well see to it especially on spade lead and why should there be 3 diamonds in the hand?
Bill March's bidding problem: AKT6 AK976 8 AQ4
having the right cards for 7 to make is obscure given the initial pass, we dont know how expensive 7 might be for them and we dont specially want a club lead at trick 1 as its not impossible partner has Qxxxxx Jxx A xxx. If we splinter and ...
Bill March's bidding problem: AKT6 AK976 8 AQ4
i was going to say richard doesnt have the foggiest idea if 6 will make but as i selected the same bid I better not well at unfavourable if it fails it will teach p not to make silly bids
Dave Robinson's lead problem: QJ9854 Q6 3 T742
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools. ... Note: (also quoted as "...for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.") In Reach for the Sky, this quote is attributed to Harry Day, the Royal Flying Corps First World War fighter ace.
Dave Robinson's lead problem: QJ9854 Q6 3 T742
the sad truth is that there are 2 extreme sorts of bridge player those who plough a lone furrow to prove how clever they are no matter how much havoc it wreaks and those who are scared to do what seems to be right for fear of criticism. inbetween- and ...
Dave Robinson's lead problem: QJ9854 Q6 3 T742
i partnered an american wearing a board with NO TRUMP written on it I asked why he said he plays a sandwich no trump
Dave Robinson's lead problem: QJ9854 Q6 3 T742
I don't mind being called foggy but i do object to a lack of statistical analysis. Richard have you never made a Lightner double of a small slam only to find that the trick you saved was the overtrick? Has that stopped you making such doubles? Or as SJ ...
Dave Robinson's lead problem: QJ9854 Q6 3 T742
with apologies to the purists who require every spot it was approx x KJxxx Kxx AQxx
Dave Robinson's lead problem: QJ9854 Q6 3 T742
The position led to a lively debate between me and 3 of my regular partners. One insists that double demands a spade lead one that it demands a different lead. The third a world leader from yesteryear said double usually asks for a spade lead but then questioned if that ...
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