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Elke Weber
Elke Weber
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 22, 2015
Last Seen
Aug. 31
Member Type
Bridge Teacher
about me

 I have started playing bridge t the age of 15. Today I am teaching juniors. Smile


Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
I can't tell my favorite bridge memory, but I love to make friends everywhere in the world and among my best memories are bridge club tournaments I played in Accra (Ghana), Cape Town (S.A.) and Taupo (N.Z.).
Bridge Accomplishments
2 Vice European ladies championships, 6 German titles.
Regular Bridge Partners
sukri, friedlich, schnurzel
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Germany: Darmstadt Alert, Mannheim, UNI Mannheim, Ketsch Sweden: Filbyter Linköping
Favorite Tournaments
German Bridge Trophy in Berlin, Swedish Festival in Örebro and many others
Favorite Conventions
conditional RKCB
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
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Richard Bley's bidding problem: T854 K542 2 T732
I have two places to play, partner should choose.
What does a hesitation suggest here?
It might suggest that partner plays 3 forcing with some partners and weak with others and tries to remember how it is played in this partnership.
Elke Weber's bidding problem: AK763 --- AKJ96 Q95
This hand comes from an appeal after a wrong explanation. 2NT actually was Lebensohl, showing a competitive hand with long clubs. The South player bid "only" 3 and stated that he would have bid 4 after the correct Explanation. The table score was desastrous: LHO bid 3 ...
Keep Bridge Alive
Good, that you open this topic! I have just been asked if I think it is good that I am trying to get highly gifted pupils into my bridge lessons. "Shouldn't they learn something that is useful for the world instead of wasting their valuable ressources for a card ...
Gerben Dirksen's bidding problem: K8753 5 KJ985 J7
Richard, I know this hand, blieve me, a passed penalty X of 3 is strange, but I have seen a 530 in the score list of our 1st division as well, most likely not the same bidding, there was an ACOL pair on NS.
Gerben Dirksen's bidding problem: K8753 5 KJ985 J7
Paul Grünke's bidding problem: AJ632 6 A96 AT87
Would 5 have been good enough to encourage pd to bid 6?
Gerben Dirksen's bidding problem: K8753 5 KJ985 J7
Thank you Gerben, you have answered my question, how silly of me not to realize what the normal start of the bidding is...
Elke Weber's bidding problem: AK5 AK7 AJ983 J8
At the table the player bid 4 and over 4 he bid 5. His partner didn't feel like bidding slam with QTxxxx, Qxxxx, x, A, so this was where they stopped.
Elke Weber's bidding problem: T97654 AT8 32 J8
1s was the bid Chosen at the table. It went on with 2dpp2s and 3dpp3s. Seemed a bit weired, especially when an overtrick was made but 3sX-1 would have been the par score, taking 5 tricks shouldn't have been too difficult for oppos.

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