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Floyd McWilliams
Floyd McWilliams
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Member Since
Jan. 5, 2012
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Conventions
I named a cat after Namyats, but it's not actually my favorite convention.
BBO Username
floydm
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Floyd and Adam
Strong Notrump 2/1
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meaning of a bid
What hand can jump to 4 but can't find a bid or double after 1 - X - 2? Also please use the hand diagram tool.
Nick Hughes's bidding problem: AJ98 J875 T J654
Thank you.
Nick Hughes's bidding problem: AJ98 J875 T J654
Could you just tell us what we're playing? What do 2 and 2 mean?
Tien-Chun Yang's bidding problem: --- AJ54 AK5 AK9652
Any scientific plan is ridiculous. 4 deserves a slow 5 in response. I'm bidding 6 but will stop in 5 if partner has no key cards, obviously that may not be right on some proportion of hands.
Strong club, 4c major system
I'm in District 21. Their GNT page has not been updated to the new charts, but does say "The ACBL District 21 2018–19 Grand National Teams will be played according to the Grand National Teams 2018–2019 ACBL Special Conditions of Contest (not yet available), with District 21 ...
Strong club, 4c major system
I think that my information is out of date, probably because the ACBL GNT CoC was published only a week ago.
Strong club, 4c major system
Hi Steve, Yes I had noticed this problem (https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/all-strong-club-players-are-now-bidding-2d-with-short-diamonds/), but found out that my district's GNT B would use Open. It might be worth checking if the events you care about use Basic+. I don't think folding 4=4=1=4s into 1 ...
Strong club, 4c major system
"I found the Caroline Club notes. They look good, but I haven't yet assessed whether we can learn the system from them." Certainly understandable. I originally wrote the notes as a reference for me and my partners, and was surprised to discover that others had found the notes and ...
Merijn Groenenboom's bidding problem: T32 A 432 AKQ432
It seems like bidding over 3 would have shown this hand.
Strong club, 4c major system
The system summary is now at http://floyd.verio.com/bridge/caroclub/caroline.htm; I'll try to contact Dan to update his link.
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