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Gene Saxe
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Help with UDCA Discarding please-This Month's Bridge World
As it is Rubber, the objective is to break the contract, and it looks like they have a lot of tricks, when they regain the lead. Therefore, wouldn't you pitch the SQ, and hope partner has Qxxx, QTx, Kxxx or the like, to beat this in diamonds. Else to ...
ACBL announces new director of field operations
Oh, that's right: committee decisions, a major topic in this blog, are now conducted by the directors, who according to you, don't make bridge decisions. Good for your logic.
ACBL announces new director of field operations
It depends on what you mean about "teaching about bridge". I suspect there is a wide divergence between the rules and the game. The rules have been stressed. The game has not been, mostly because one needs to know quite a bit, before the game comes into focus. So, if ...
ACBL announces new director of field operations
And what three key things should someone have accomplished to be able to be successful in this role?
More VuGraph Coming
I, for one, would trust the WBF with security, at all levels. They have shown themselves to be experts at preventing and prosecuting cheaters.
Responses after a Forcing NT is overcalled
Isn't the purpose of a takeout double is to preserve the option of having your partner convert? Those hands are awkward, when opener BIDS. Therefore, bids ought to show extra shape, and double either the right pattern or extra high cards.
How does the GF over minors affect XYZ responses?
not enough info to assist. My guys don't play xyz responses as you do. I don't understand what you play, assuredly.
Something unusual enough?
This is the first time into the action, and there is a specific meaning to this bid. It is not the expected one suiter, by agreement. When should you tell people? After the auction ends? The idea that not alerting over 3NT was intended for a different issue, but, is ...
Lead Out of Turn
Why is it more important to attempt to find a 4-4 major fit, rather to determine whose hand it is, and, try to double them? Does your 4-4 fit disappear, if you double them, intending to try to double them first? Of course, if 2C shows clubs, and another, why ...
ATB .. partner opened 3S, what spade support is needed to bid 3NT?
Of course, stranding the second undertrick is much better than letting them make an overtrick.

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