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Giovanni Bobbio
Giovanni Bobbio
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July 28, 2011
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about me

I played lots of bridge in my 20's, before real life took over.

My highlight was representing Italy in a few Junior events around 1989, in a team that included some who became the best players of my generation: Sementa, Versace, Nunes among others.

Playing with them made it clear to me that I was not in the same league and should go on to different things. I have reached a couple of finals of the Italian Open Pairs Championships in the following years and won a handful of region


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Zoran, North did not double 1 on the first round and South should have taken this into account when explaining. As you now understand, he should have made clear that he was trying to be helpful and was not describing a partnership agreement. Having said that, I have little ...
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I am putting myself in South, answering West's query. Of course I would not double if sitting North.
Wrong information?
I can think of a few proper explanations: 1) It's bridge (condescending) 2) It's a hand that could not double 1 for takeout (more like a recap of the auction, but might spark a light in West's head) 3) It's something along the lines of ...
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I get the impression that asking about these doubles is only preparation for the ensuing legal case. Besides, West was thinking so clearly that he apparently cashed the J so he could be down three when North held the hand he "should" have held.
Nice route to slam
West might have made one more try with 5, either the K or Q make for a good grand.
Blind Faith
2 springs to mind.
Blind Faith
4NT is some freaked up bid.
Benoit Lessard's bidding problem: Axx Q9xxx Txx Tx
You didn't know partner had shortness at your previous turn.
How do you know that South did not pass in tempo while West was thinking of bidding 3NT?
North knows nothing of that as he's making his decision. How can his options be restricted?

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