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Jack Spear
Jack Spear
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Member Since
May 3, 2012
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
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Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
BBO/OKBRIDGE
BBO Username
jspear
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
Jack Spear & Tom Kniest
2 over 1
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Jack Spear & Don Stack
2 over 1
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Chuck Said & Don Stack
2 over 1
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Jack Spear & Steve Stewart
2 over 1 except suit rebid
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Tom Kniest & Don Stack
2 over 1
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Copy of JS Strong NT sect 021716
varied NT10-13 1,2 nonV - all other 15-17; 1M-2!c could be 2
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Jack Spear & Robert Weaver
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Who should sleep on the couch?
The lack of a stopper in opener's first bid suit means 2NT may lead directly to the couch.
IVATURY is Mixed USA1
Congrats!
Scott Needham's bidding problem: 976532 Q AKJxx Q
I would usually not hesitate to open light with a 6-card major, but over 1-2-? if 3 does not seem obvious, then opening may not be the best description.
Sathya Bettadapura's bidding problem: AJ432 K5 KQ54 A6
Yes, it is rarely good when the opps are allowed a cheap 2-level overcall not available at the other table.
Andrew Sinclair's bidding problem: AJ7 AT8 KT863 KT
Playing a 5-3 major fit from your partner's side would have you in the catbird seat on this hand.
Sathya Bettadapura's bidding problem: AJ432 K5 KQ54 A6
Agree with others above that bidding a forcing 1NT with 6-7hcp and 3-card support is a special agreement. "Constructive raises" utilize this specific agreement, allowing 1-2 to show 8-10hcp. The biggest downside is the inability of opener to judge after 1-1NT-2m-2 because opener does not know ...
Liam Milne's bidding problem: 3 A65 A753 AKT76
Agree that there may be a better-scoring partscore than 2m rebid on a 5-card suit...
Another Dream About The NABC
I dreamed about a hand with many, many diamonds, then the next day I picked up a hand with eight diamonds. Now if I can only dream of the opposing hands...
Andrew Sinclair's bidding problem: AJ7 AT8 KT863 KT
Nobody leads clubs after a 1NT overcall, but partner will not hesitate to bid a 4-card major if we make a takeout double. (Nobody plays four card majors over here.)
Liam Milne's bidding problem: 3 A65 A753 AKT76
1NT. Allowing a 1NT rebid with a singleton in partner's 1M response can work well. Sometimes 1NT is the best contract, otherwise impossible to reach. Playing 2-way NMF, this exact pattern can be immediately described over 2. (The main downside of this agreement can be a reluctance to ...
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