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Howard Shachter
Howard Shachter
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Jan. 8, 2013
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March 14
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United States of America

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Bronze Life Master
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Howard Shachter's bidding problem: Ax Kxx AJ98xx Jx
I bid 2NT, partner raised to 3Nt and defenders rattled off 5 club tricks! Duh.
Howard Shachter's bidding problem: AT84 AQJ83 J4 96
Do you know Bill Clinton?
Howard Shachter's bidding problem: AT84 AQJ83 J4 96
Then technically, 1 NT is semi-forcing in your system and can be 6 - 12 HCP, This problem specified 1 NT was forcing for one round.
Howard Shachter's bidding problem: 2 AQ8 QJ92 AQ952
Richard, does that mean you would not rebit 1 NT with a void?
Howard Shachter's bidding problem: 2 AQ8 QJ92 AQ952
I think the more interesting question is what is required for a 1 NT response? Some have no hesitation bidding 1 NT with a singleton deuce. I have a problem with that; maybe a singleton A,K or Q, but generally I want a doubleton to rebid 1 NT in ...
Howard Shachter's bidding problem: 2 AQ8 QJ92 AQ952
Same hand, different bidding.
Dick Vatter's bidding problem: KQJT2 AJ KQ762 Q
I think 6 is the choice. 5NT is "pick a slam". What do you do when he bids 6? Correct to 6? Partner is likely to have 3 aces and at least 3. A grand is possible, but I don't know how to find out ...
LC Standard -- Weak Two-Bids
Last week partner opened 2 vul, I had Axxx - AKJTxxx xx and bid 3. Partner thought 3 was forcing and bid 3, which I passed for down 2. Why should new suit be forcing after weak 2?
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