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Eric Kehr
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Sept. 15, 2015
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about me

Club player in the UK. My good results at the local clubs say a lot more about the standards locally than they do about my own modest skills.

United Kingdom

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The more moral game
“Don’t call a man honest just because he had no opportunity to steal” - Yiddish proverb There are way more opportunities to cheat at cards than at chess, so fewer opportunities for chess players with low ethical standards to reveal themselves.
Was this the correct ruling?
Assuming double of a Bergen 3 bid is lead directional in NS system, then I think NS were damaged by the failure to alert.
Two way finesse.
Suppose the hand is such that it’s possible to get a complete count and so swing the odds massively in your favour, but the Queen happens to be in the short hand. What then is the most favourable result that was likely had the the irregularity not occurred?
Quotes About Bridge (Or might have been)
“Well I do declare” as said by Yoda in a production of “Gone With the Wind”
Two way finesse.
Suppose the other table had gone down in the slam? What then? Suppose they had stopped in game and made 5? Suppose they’d stopped in game and made 6? Do you want to award 100% of a making slam in those cases? Whatever you award, I think it should ...
Failed attempt for a doubled overtrick
If you are playing an “infinitely long” match then you should certainly take the line with the highest IMP expectation. Playing anything shorter, it is not so clear, as you are aiming to be ahead at a particular point, and a play with a slightly higher IMP expectation, but a ...
Enlist the Aid
I might be wrong, but I have a vague recollection that Reese’s comment about preempts was made in reference to a game level preempt. This obviously changes the odds somewhat.
Incomplete explanation of an alerted bid
N/S had probably read that other thread where a 7 point raise was described as weak.
What does this 1NT rebid show?
Ok you can’t sort that out. But you can’t by rebidding 2NT either.
What does this 1NT rebid show?
If you play support doubles, and that the rebid shows 12-14 aren’t you left with an occasional 3244 18-19 point hand with no good rebid? At least if you play the rebid shows 18-19 you can rebid it even without a stopper as there is plenty of room to ...
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