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Eric Kehr
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.

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United Kingdom

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A Bridge Swifty
‘An opening bid that light must have followed two passes’ Tom inferred
A Bridge Swifty
‘How could you pass my 2C opening?’ asked Tom forcefully ‘I must reduce my trump length to that of the defender’ Tom cooed. ‘My discard of the 9 was standard attitude” screamed Tom in a high-pitched voice ‘I thought it was reverse count’ replied his partner oddly.
A Bridge Swifty
‘Another balanced hand’ said Tom flatly. ‘And a Yarborough to boot’ he added pointlessly.
Different Systems
I think this is a flawed analogy because while driving is a solo activity, bridge is a partnership game. And while both you and I might know several ways of dealing with a multi, if we turn up at a club without partners and are thrown together, it is unlikely ...
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
David, what do you say when you genuinely want to commiserate with someone on their bad luck?
Tales from the Past, Part 2: Double Bay
While this is genuinely amusing and well-written, does anybody else get an uneasy feeling about these and similar stories from yesteryear where behaviour which is unethical (or downright cheating) or rude, bullying, or borderline criminal is seemingly given a pass because the perpetrators are “characters”?
The Lead-Out-Of-Turn Coup
While “no hand is too good for a simple overcall”, does that also apply to overcaller’s simple rebid?
ATB
If you’re not playing anything fancy, then I reckon 2NT rather than 2 by opener is likely to work out better. It let’s partner know about your strength and your doubleton , it heads towards the most likely game, and doesn’t telegraph the best lead. That ...
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
I don’t really see how 4 card majors help. Partner opens 1 playing 4 card majors, don’t you still have to bid an anaemic 4 card major in case partner is 54 without the strength to reverse?
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
The OP does specify match points, BTW.
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