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Kerry Kappell
Kerry Kappell
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June 24, 2015
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Teacher/Director/Professional Bridge Player. Almost always, the answer to bridge theory problems is transfers.

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Diamond Life Master
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common game deal best line for 6NT
Excellent point! So if we’re in 6, then we should play at least one diamond, one club, another heart and 2 spades (assuming we don’t see anything interesting) before we make any further decision. What do the odds tell us to do then?
Multi Opening Two-Bids
Get ready for Polish Club methods: 2 = multi (weak) 2 = 5 hearts + 5 other 2 = 5 spades + 5 minor 2nt = 5-5 minors
common game deal best line for 6NT
Correction people: Diamonds come in for 3 tricks 69.44% of the time. See: (No relation, btw)
common game deal best line for 6NT
I found the hand. Clubs were A98 opp. K752. Apparently, that was enough for me to start with a club to the 9.
common game deal best line for 6NT
Same as Nigel so deleted. (Also Bernard’s #1 above.)
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Well done and congratulations!
Save Bundy's Sanity
Gary - It is a shot across the bow but not as intimidating as calling the director first. I’ve also waited until the partner of the hesitator makes a call first before saying something like, “I’m sure you have your call but can we agree that there was a ...
Save Bundy's Sanity
Bridge clocks would also record hesitations and those times should then be submitted to and tracked by the regulating agency.
Save Bundy's Sanity
Peg - without calling the director, I would just ask the opponents, “Can we all agree that North took some extra time before passing?” The opponents will agree to a hesitation much more often without a director call. Interesting, right?
slipstream or backwash? common Game 27
At Lorraine’s table, they played three rounds of diamonds. Now there’s a completely different solution...

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