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Joe Clark
Joe Clark
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Member Since
Jan. 7, 2019
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

2nd year Bath Uni

Interested in theoretical aspects of bridge: in particular lead style against NT contracts and how often it rates better to play in 3NT notwithstanding a known major fit.

No big wins yet but hopefully at some point. EngU26 squad

Country
United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
First time I pulled off a double squeeze, or when GIB let me score a stiff 9 when it held AKQJT between the two hands
Regular Bridge Partners
Ambrose Holmes-Mackie
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bath
BBO Username
joe0
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None
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On the Line
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On the Line
Kit, I am always very happy with your articles, but would you mind explaining something? Sometimes at the end of a piece of analysis you conclude one thing, but then the opposite line is taken. (For instance, concluding that we should take the spade finesse at trick one but then ...
Hugh Hughes's bidding problem: xxxx xxx xxx xxx
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Hugh Hughes's bidding problem: xxxx xxx xxx xxx
Better? ;)
Hugh Hughes's bidding problem: xxxx xxx xxx xxx
Traditionally, an opening of 5M asked for partner to bid 7 holding the AK, 6 with one of them and pass otherwise. Therefore I would assume partner is something like QJT9xxx AKQx - AK
Breakfast at the Tollemache
Wow! I must confess I also cheated
cue bids
A very good guess David :)
cue bids
I play 2 3 card lim+ heart raise 2 natural 3 mixed heart raise 3 splinter for hearts But I think it depends on partnership agreement and, for some partnerships, how many clubs 1 showed.
Joe Clark's bidding problem: 6 AQJ7 AJ94 KJ84
Thanks Kieran, I misremembered and thought he was missing a couple of high spots
Joe Clark's bidding problem: 6 AQJ7 AJ94 KJ84
Yes Richard you’re right. He then followed Gold’s 2 spade rebid with 2NT. Game was missed, but only because spades broke 3-3 I think.
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