Just like your book this story is a great read.
It reminds me of the times i tried to look like Don Johnson wearing a light blue suit , pink t-shirt and espadrilles ( without socks)..
It didnt help much though :)
I wish your team the best of luck in Montecatini !!
Thanks for your message David, interesting to read. It is a pity but understandable that those players think like that.
I am afraid that players here will think alike regarding the big summer bridge festivals. Although there is no ( or very little) Pro-Client play there they have money prizes which ...
For all obvious reasons playing online replaced playing at a club. The only disadvantage is that you cant socialize with your partner ,friends and opps.That social aspect is much more important than we realize now, especially for people without a satisfactory social life.
Personally i'm happy playing online ...
Its clear that it is not a straightforward DBL for south but he is seated in the balancing position, not in the sandwich (like in your example).
You can look at it like this ;
if the auction is :
1♠-p-p-DBL is obvious
2♠-p-p DBL is obvious
Agree totally with this comment. 5♦ is a brave bid and the winning action here. It is however far from obvious, the biggest problem is that Q10♠. With a singleton ♠ overcalling 5♦ seems much more obvious.
That is why we should look a little bit more ...