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Kerry Kappell
Kerry Kappell
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June 24, 2015
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Teacher/Director/Professional Bridge Player.

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Sapphire Life Master
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A "TYP" Bid
Certainly a spade control but I wouldn't feel very comfortable without a first round control in either or .
Combining preemptive, mixed, invitational and GF minor-suit raises with showing balanced hands.
Re: "What's the difference between an invitational raise and a limit raise?" Corrected! Thanks!
Combining preemptive, mixed, invitational and GF minor-suit raises with showing balanced hands.
Given your constraints: 1 - ? 2 = GF raise 2 = bal. inv, limit raise or 6+ clubs, inv. 2 = mixed raise 2nt = bal, 13-15 or 19+ 3 = constructive single raise 3 = preemptive 3nt = bal, 16-18 1 - ? 2 = GF raise 2 = constructive single raise ...
Combining preemptive, mixed, invitational and GF minor-suit raises with showing balanced hands.
Also, a balanced GF will typically have <4M and <5 so will have 4+ unless exactly 3=3=3=4.
What are the ethical obligations?
From the General Conditions of Contest for all events from the ACBL website: — "ACBL convention cards or convention cards that are similar must be used at all ACBL sectional or higher-rated events." — "Each member of a partnership must have a completed convention card available. • Both cards of a partnership must ...
What are the ethical obligations?
I love pizza!!!
What are the ethical obligations?
Ed —It's called Godwin's Law. From Wikipedia: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1." — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law
What are the ethical obligations?
You beat me the index card suggestion. Didn't there used to be a big red dot sticker on the bottom of a convention card for unusual defensive methods? P. S. I owe you a big thank you for answering so many of my bridge questions back in the newsgroups ...
Andreas Babsch's bidding problem: --- KJ653 AKQ74 Q73
Some of the doubles were penalty whereas, I'm pretty sure, others doubled for takeout.
The "last suit" convention
1M - 2 - ? is a well known problem auction to many to the point where players will avoid raising diamonds at all costs. Another solution is a club-diamond switch. 3 shows 4+ clubs and 3 is a diamond raise leaving 3 to show a club stop en ...
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