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David Coles
David Coles
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Member Since
April 16, 2011
Last Seen
Feb. 15
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
Tampa Bay Bridge Center
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
Mark Smith - Dave Coles
Strong Club transfer advances & variable NT;
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I asked several people today that also played yesterday. They all confirmed spades were 2-2 when they played it. Those that made 3 got a heart lead and a ruff. Every one else made 4. I asked my north opponent about it and he said he didn’t remember the ...
Self-Flagellation might be more appropriate!
I stated specifically I was conceding a spade, two hearts and a diamond.
David Coles's bidding problem: KJ J9 T763 AQT42
I suspect you will be the only one not giving partner a chance to bid at the one level!
ATB - interesting hand
ps. The AQxxxx of diamonds led the A giving us a cold 0!
David Coles's bidding problem: T54 T65432 T92 8
Makes both. In the Common game (332 pairs), most common result was 110 N/S - E/W 43%. Next was -50 for those thar took the push to 4 - E/W 73%. 140 for E/W was 92%. Twice doubled for a top.
David Coles's bidding problem: T54 T65432 T92 8
Small sample, but it seems obvious how this is going. My thoughts: unless the opponents are idiots (always a possibility), partner has 16/17 hcp. Why double? No club stopper. Partner has 2/3 clubs and 3/4 hearts. So both sides have 9/10 trumps. You have no wasted ...
Jay Barronen's bidding problem: AQ9xxx QJx Kx xx
This must have been an inexperienced director. Negative Freebids are a conventional treatment. When I play them I also alert Negative Doubles so opponents are aware they may be non-standard.
What's your minimum for an overcall - MP - Neither vul
Doesn't anyone at least want the 10 of spades for this overcall?
David Coles's bidding problem: Q764 T K9754 J98
I was a bit surprized also. Was expecting it to be around 60-40 for pass

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