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James Heneghan
James Heneghan
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March 24, 2012
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Dublin, Ireland & Washington, DC

 

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Ireland

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Member of Bridge Club(s)
Regent, Washington Bridge League
BBO Username
James_H
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James Heneghan / Hans Iukovici
2 over 1 GF
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James Heneghan's bidding problem: AKJ9764 xx xx AK
Partner bid 2, but it's a 2 bid
James Heneghan's bidding problem: AKJ9764 xx xx AK
At the table, I decided to go for game so I bid 2 hoping that pd will raise with 1 trick over 3. The consensus is clearly Dbl which has another string to its bow and you still can reach game if they wriggle to a red suit ...
What is this Signal?
BW has been slow to unmask my original message, so here is the updated version ... I might lead a trump. IMO the default signal would be SP. But you should entertain the possibility of 3 in declarers hand in which case East will give attitude.
What is this Signal?
Could be 8x
Steve Weinstein's lead problem: A9654 AQ5 8 AQ95
Confucius say, (s)he who double must have lead.
You know its not your night when...
Bidding 3S took away losing options from your weak/moderate opponents and risked even less match points thank you eventually got. Hyper aggression rarely pays vs weak/moderate opponents as these actions box them into making a pragmatic decisions.
Losing in The Vanderbilt
I give South the Kx(x), 6/7 and the A and presumably the K. With S holding 7, you need to bang down the A and hope the K drops. If south has Kx,Ax,AKxxxx,Kxx and you cont. a , you are ok while a ...
Lee Sedol vs. AlphaGo
Bridge is more complex than poker/backgammon (all incomplete information games), but in bridge you need two bots co-operating with each other optimally whilst also needing to disclose their methods/system to opponents - none of the other games require this. This latter part may be the tricky bit - translating the ...
An Edgar Kaplan Observation
Hi Ed, I don't think x by North is good judgement.
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: KQJT9 K2 KT9 J53
Hi Peg, Great texture but 3nt is out of the question because of a lacking of bullets. 3 is sensible but probably is not a pairs action. You will be in good company with your pass IMO. I can also see partners reasons for X, but in their deliberations ...
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