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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
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Richard Oshlag - Jim Munday
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Would you open 1NT with a void?
Other, i missorted my hand.
Space: Beyond the Frontier
While Jx and Jxx offside are more likely than Jxxx or Jxxxx onside, declarer CAN succeed with 5-1 hearts a fair amount of the time when diamonds are 3-3 if can lose the 2nd diamond trick to West (though not here but declarer doesn't know that).
David Coles's bidding problem: AKQ5 K876 JT6 A6
If we are uncertain, we can expect partner to be as well. Given that responder might have bid 4 with that suit to limit/avoid possible confusion, i expect this to show hearts.
1Nt---(2M)---X as penalties
Other. I don't believe it's better, period, but play it because partner prefers it.
John Torrey's bidding problem: A9754 KQ976 AT7 ---
6 choice of grands holding K for me. I don’t object to splinter but why not show void in response. Could have missed easy grand . If not able to do so, then I would not splinter.
Bay Area High School Bridge Championship
Terrific subject and an even better write-up. Congrats to all participants.
Kevin O'Dea's bidding problem: AQT92 --- AKT9 AQJ9
X of 3 showed? 6 showing heart void and odd # of keycards would have been my choice a round earlier though we might well belong in a minor suit too late for that.
Wayne Perrin's bidding problem: x Kxx AKxxxx KQx
We should score well for reaching a grand (and making). I'm always bidding 7 but no harm in trying to find out if partner has K or Q (locating J is one of the many things beyond my abilities). I typically play than 4N/5m are to play ...
Carding Question
Partner would not pitch a spade from Qxxx or Qxx here IMO, i would be surprised that they have anything other than 653.
Adjust to -200 for 1N XX ? Looks like a fluke to me (unless Opps had a wire)

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