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Karen (Kate) McCallum
Karen (Kate) McCallum
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Member Since
Dec. 6, 2010
Last Seen
Jan. 16
Member Type
Bridge Pro
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United States of America
Website
http://eclectica3.com/

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BBO Username
vagabond3
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Double Dummy problem from BBO practice
Nice problem, MIchael.
Gene Saxe's bidding problem: 9 Q983 AKQJ2 KJ4
I don't object to 1NT with a singleton when you have an awkward rebid problem. But this hand is way too good. The potential in diamonds cannot be conveyed with ac1NT opening.
Mark Lair - A Class Act
Jack: I couldn't agree more. My own experience with Mark Lair mirrors yours. Always courteous, with ethics above reproach. I recall overhearing him summoning a director to his table to tell him that he had seen an opponent's card and couldn't play the board. I don't ...
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: AK98x Jx KQ9xx x
I've only glanced at the comments - hard to read because I'm in hospital on strong pain meds - so perhaps someone has already said some or all of this - sorry for any redundancy. In a " fairly light opening bids" context the hand is way more than a minimum thus ...
All the Clues
I thought the same at first but it costs a trick because east will have no entry in the ending and a spade will be pitched on the 4th club.
All the Clues
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Alert Required?
I would not think that a natural non-forcing bid by a passed hand was alertable. It would be normal and expected for it to be non-forcing, IMO.
Alert Required?
Jeff: Is this current information? The most recent discussion I had with an ACBL national director on the subject was probably about a year ago, and I was told that no natural 2-bids are alertable because players know that there are different styles and can ask if they want to ...
Alert Required?
It's an interesting insight, Peter. So the laws are even more contradictory than I had previously imagined! Thanks!
Alert Required?
I think you've nailed it, Jim.
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