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Floyd McWilliams
Floyd McWilliams
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Member Since
Jan. 5, 2012
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

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Favorite Conventions
I named a cat after Namyats, but it's not actually my favorite convention.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Floyd and Adam
Strong Notrump 2/1
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Another "What is this double"?
The first and second doubles were not made by the same player.
Mikael Rimstedt's bidding problem: AJ652 AKJ873 T3 ---
If all you care about is whether partner has diamond control, maybe the proper bid is 5 over 4?
Opener's Rebid After a Negative Double
Thanks for fixing it, Oren. I am glad you posted this poll, it is very educational.
Jeppe Juhl's bidding problem: AK92 AK6 QJ53 AK
Come on, West is never bidding over 4. If you want to catch a fish, pass and hope to double 2.
Opener's Rebid After a Negative Double
My vote would be "Tend to rebid 2oM in preference to 2M and 2" but that isn't a choice.
Opener's 1st rebid
Option C, I post a bidding poll.
ACBL Big Ideas - Augmenting Rank/Point Structure
The current system is hard on people who have played for a long time, have accumulated masterpoints, but are not experts. They get Peter Principled into a top bracket in a knockout, in which they cannot be competitive. It also sucks for people who are more skilled than their masterpoint ...
BW 2/1: 1!d-2!c-2!D
I would rebid 2 with 5 and a 4 card major, but would rebid 2N with most 5=3=3=2s . Maybe the poll should just be restricted to the 5-4M and 4=4=4=1 cases?
Fail to alert, the ruling and what wold you have bid?
These are not useful poll choices. Bridge players are famous for their egos. If you go on BBO every second random person who can barely take a finesse rates themselves as Expert or even World Class. You should poll the East hand with the correct explanation of 3. If ...
Floyd McWilliams's lead problem: QT84 QT95 653 43
I rechecked BBO. Dummy is correct, the hand has QT42. You're certainly more eagle-eyed than the two people who played a diamond and a club.

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