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Jannes van 't Oever
Jannes van 't Oever
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 5, 2011
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Writer
about me

Playing regulary with partners Kees, Wouter and Erik at HOK in Amsterdam.


Systems of interest: Viking Precision, Moscito, Fantunes and Phantom Club.


Highlights in my bridge career are Junior Championships in Poland, the Loiben Bridge Week and several Nationals in the US (11th place in the Roth Open Swiss 2012 in Philadelphia).


I post stories (in English) on my personal bridge blog: and I love playing online at




Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing Viking Precision in Loiben, Austria
Bridge Accomplishments
Random sectional & regional wins
Regular Bridge Partners
Kees van Schenk Brill, Erik Swinkels, Geoff Hopcraft, Drew Hoskins, Antony Lee
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Conventions
Viking Precision, Ekren 2H, Schuler Shift
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Added details about our agreements.
Jannes van 't Oever's bidding problem: K84 AT62 KQ763 K
Thanks for all your comments. My hand .. the delayed overcall was this: 5 KJ3 AT QJ75432 3NT at the other table was down 2 so we picked up a couple. But 5 was cold (trumps splitting).
In the hole
"Kees" in English sounds like "case". Thanks for Tom Waits. Good call
In the hole
Thanks, fixed.
Jannes van 't Oever's lead problem: A854 73 AQ9752 5
Actually I got the vulnerability wrong .. it should be the other way around. Anyway, partner rates to have a 4-crd suit, 5+ about two trumps therefore shortish . The Ace lead would have been successful, as partner had: Q Q4 J863 KJT843 If the Ace lead ...
Insufficient bid -> Information
Thank you Henrik, you've clarified it quite a bit for me :-)
Insufficient bid -> Information
My negative double would focus on the other Major, not promising the other minor. Therefore introducing a new suit on the 3-level requires extras. With a minimum 5-4 I would always rebid my Major. East might have passed a clean 3 bid, I don't know. But the 2 ...
Jannes van 't Oever's bidding problem: Q754 A82 Q8 AJT8
Partner's 4 bid was: T8632 4 AKJ742 5 You might or might not agree with it.
Screens and Pauses
It is entirely possible I have rotated the deal 90 degrees (by accident).
Screens and Pauses
I don't have full facts as it didn't happen at my table. As West is a passed hand it is unlikely there is a forcing pass agreement. I'm quite confident in saying the (large) majority of qualified players will play takeout doubles in all positions. To me ...

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