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James Thrower
James Thrower
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Member Since
Dec. 2, 2011
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I used to play Junior International bridge for England, now I'm too old so tend to play domestic tournaments.

United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Favorite Conventions
Gazilli, Last Train, 2 Way Checkback
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In the Well: Dennis Bilde
Congrats on your recent success, perhaps your bridge is now rated (nearly) as high as your partying! We had Maria and Nadia over for the Acol Pairs this weekend, which was great fun. Perhaps we can get you to London next December and finally start drinking some tequila ;-)
PASKE Wins Mixed BAM
Great result for a really nice team :-)
EBU National Teams: youngest ever winners?
Did they do the right thing and donate this to their squad leader? ;-)
How would you rule, and would you request a ruling?
I would certainly not have asked for a ruling. We should be making every effort to offer a friendly and enjoyable environment for all inexperienced (but especially youth players) who will be the future of the game. If I found out when scoring up my teamates had called and got ...
Tales of the Saucepan
Nice article Kev :)
How to rebid with 14 HCPs and 5=3=3=2 after 1S-1N?
Must admit I would have opened 1N
XYZ permutations
I play going through 2C and bidding 3n (Or 2N) over 2D shows 5332, and bidding 2D over 1N denies 5332. Also if the auction goes 1m-1M-1N-2C-2D-2M partner now knows responder has a 4cd minor+ on the side.
RKC poll
I currently play 3041 in clubs and exclusion, 4130 the rest
Pre emptive Opening Bids
I wouldn't open 3C as with these Major holdings, I may make a Major suit game which may be missed if I open 3C
Apology by Sabine Auken and Roy Welland
Pure class. Hopefully you will have lots of success in the future.
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