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Hamish Brown
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Member Since
Feb. 9, 2014
Last Seen
Sept. 17
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Bridge Player
Country
New Zealand

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hamish32
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Fit Showing Jumps or Weak Jump Shifts in Competition
WJS is a bad idea because at least some of the to e it preempts partner who has the strongest hand at the table. the rest are ok.
2!c With an Unbalanced Hand
Agree Gonzalo. It should be illegal to use 2 to try to stop them bidding their cold game that makes on power.
2!c With an Unbalanced Hand
Teach them never to respond 2NT. 2 waiting or weak Any other new suit = 8+ with a good suit (good = 2 of the AK and Q) As to how strong to open. 2 is not a preempt. Most strong hands with a minor can be opened 1 of ...
How should Multi be allowed (if at all) under the Open+ chart?
Hi David. People in new zealand can play forcing pass in open events of more than 10 board sets. You cant muddle though if you make a lot of complicated agreements. The other way to go is to make some simple agreements and agree on general principals. Then you can ...
Playing Weak NT. How to bid after 1m=1M with 4 card support.
Here is our structure over 1: https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/the-non-polish-club/ Over 1 which is 13-15 unbalanced 5+ or 16+ 5+ We play: 1/ = 0+ points 4+ suit 1NT = game forcing. Either raise single suited in , 5+ 4M or balanced ...
The 2!c strong opening is annoying
If i am playing 2 as strong quite like: 2 = 22-24 bal or 23+ and game forcing 2 4-7 hcp 2 0-3 hcp 2 4-7 4/4 2NT = 5+ 8+ hcp 3 = 5+ 8+ hcp 3 = 4+ 8 ...
Opinion Poll on Adequacy of Simplest Multi 2D Defenses
Direct seat 2NT = 15-18 at least 1 major held X = some 13-15 flat or 16+ good suit Suit bid = 14-16 good suit 4th seat X= take out 2NT = 14-18 at least 1 major held Bid = 12+ good suit 6th seat X= take out 2NT = minors Suit bid = good suit 10 ...
How do you bid those two hands?
I dont like the X of 2 either partner might likley jump to 4. Not sure i like 3NT much but it gets the trick taking power accross.
How should Multi be allowed (if at all) under the Open+ chart?
I agree Barry however when you put it that way it makes it a change management issue not a multi issue. It seems to me that iff the ACBL would enter into a change management conversation rather than a rights /wrongs of multi being allowed conversation that would be a ...
How should Multi be allowed (if at all) under the Open+ chart?
This is just not true Randy. In jurisdictions where it is allowed at intermediate level with no written defence it is no different than any other auction. I expect its the cumbersome way it is treated in the acbl and also the lack of familiarity that make it slow in ...
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