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Jim Munday
Jim Munday
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 27, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Living near Memphis, frequently found on BW or BBO.

Part-time engineering consultant; sports enthusiast, and puzzle maven.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making KO round in 1st US Trials experience
Bridge Accomplishments
1st 2013 Fast Pairs, 3rd Platinum Pairs 2015, 2nd 2013/2015 NAP Flt A, King of Bridge 1984,
Regular Bridge Partners
Sue Munday, Larry Sealy, Richard Pavlicek, Richard Oshlag, Alex Kolesnik, Bill Hall
Favorite Tournaments
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
Paul Linxwiler - Jim Munday
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2 over 1
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Richard Oshlag - Jim Munday
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Finding the Q - any inference?
With split honors in a 5-3 fit, i'm not giving up the odds and will start with short honor (picking up stiff Q off). Now if they made a significantly unattractive lead, i could reconsider OR if i happen to know my LHO well and they often lead trumps ...
Too good to sign off?
Needs to be made clear that 2 is definitively a heart raise, that's not the case for everyone playing new suits NF.
Thomas Berg's bidding problem: KJ4 KQ762 Q63 A5
If 4 were allowed, i would bid it, but i really can't worry about going down in 5 since i don't have much choice.
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: Q9 Q84 AJ84 K876
4432, an ace, high cards (mostly) in long suits, some decent interiors --- looks like a reasonable 12 count . Passing is OK but can be tough to catch up as a passed hand, doesn't work well for me. The ability to narrowly define ones hand with 1 call is quite ...
Some help needed.
X when forcing to 3 level just shows extras with no convenient natural alternative. It often does have 3 card support but not always.
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: Q9 Q84 AJ84 K876
If I'm not going to open this 1N, why play 12-14?
Barry Plotkin's bidding problem: K9875 JT63 A4 JT
3 NF is fine but so was 2. Passing with this hand is not on my radar, particularly in light of what the partnership standards seem to be.
And 3NT is?
To play
How do you play 3D here?
For me, 3 acts as a strain probe. If Actual then a hand not suited for NT (weak length or extreme shape). Opener makes the most descriptive call which is often 3N holding card but not mandatory.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: A75 2 432 J98543
Overcalling here is an ill-advised expansion of 1N forcing.

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