I want to give congratulations to my friend Alan Graves for
what he/they have done here (to the other 3 as well of
course). I agree that IMMEDIATE action is called for
by the WBF, EBL, and IBL is called for to deal with
this properly before Chennai.
Another Spingold hand that caught my eye. I'm at
a Regional in Atlanta so please forgive my
laziness in looking up which board it was.
4S (both white)-P-P-??
x AK10xx KQ9xx xx I believe was his hand.
Most either Pass or bid 4N (the latter being
more normal ...
I agree that the cautious approach with the hand
opposite the weak 2 caught my attention also.
I have only seen a couple of Red/Red Fantunes
3rd seat two bids so I don't know enough about
the range that can be expected.
xx K10xxx xx K10xx? If it ...
Kit, your point about how cheaters can get a hand wrong brings
back to mind a hand we played in the 1988 World Championship
Finals against Austria.
Dealer had, white versus red, an 11-count with xxx/????/
?????/K, i.e. stiff K of Clubs and 3 small Spades. I'm
Next Boye discusses the bogus claim and there is contention
that it was done twice more in this match. We are looking
primarily for evidence of illicit partnership communication,
but this does not speak well for Mr. Fisher's character.
He certainly might not have known how many tricks were ...
Nothing I read in the Anthias-Bird book suggested
that is was percentage to lead a non-Heart from
this hand. What I understood was with a holding
like 43 doubleton in Spades when they bid 1N-3N
with a scattered 2443 type hand, DOUBLE DUMMY,
that a S was (maybe by only ...
Oui Benoit! He doesn't know his partner has 6 Hearts.
Similar to the case vs 6D with Axxx of Spades and Kxxx
of Hearts, it wouldn't be clear, if one were to want to
indicate the lead, which lead to ask for if you could
only send one ...
In response to Andy: I asked a very high ranking Director
(who I won't name here) if the Director speaking before
the committee said forcing passes were alertable and
he did not repeat the exact wording of what was said,
but he did say that what the Director said ...