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David Coles
David Coles
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 16, 2011
Last Seen
11 hours ago
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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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
6S, best playline?
A, ruff a club, heart to the queen, ruff a club. A, Q. A, K, pitch a diamond. If all goes well, decide which is safer, diamond to the ace or heart ruff to make 7. If spades are 4-1, you are still making if ...
David Coles's bidding problem: J854 AKQ9874 5 K
Sorry. Fit showing jumps not part of our agreements.
Is there a standard meaning for this bid?
I probably should have divided strong into GF and non-forcing...Sorry
David Coles's bidding problem: A985 AQJ6 AJ865 ---
Bob, I think this was a great analysis. I debated between passing and bidding 2. In retrospect I like your approach. I bid 2. Partner's hand: KJx 10xx Qxx 8xxx. Opponents can cash 6 clubs vs NT. Spades are QTxx onside, hearts Kx onside, diamonds Kx offside ...
Should prolific flaggers be counselled, investigated, audited, or at least identified?
I believe there should be a penalty (suspend flagging capability?) for frivolous flagging as there is in bridge for frivolous appeals.
Jay Barronen's bidding problem: AQx x AKxx Kxxxx
3NT. Has a chance to make. But, more importantly, don't want them to find 9-card heart suit.
Jay Barronen's bidding problem: AKT85 2 KQT87 JT
4NT. Over partner's minor bid, 5, letting partner know I'm interested in more.

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