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Kit Woolsey
Kit Woolsey
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Member Since
July 29, 2010
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about me

Kit Woolsey is a world-class bridge and backgammon player, analyst, and writer. His most recent major victory was winning the Cavendish Invitational Pairs in 2011. He was elected to the ACBL Hall of Fame in 2005 and lives in Kensington, CA.

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ACBL Ranking
Kit - Sally
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In the dark. (ACBL)
Which is why I always ask.
Improve my analysis!
Of course that is a possible layout, in which case you must return a small heart. I judged it less likely than the layout where a spade return is the winner, since it requires partner to have king, jack, and either 10 or 9 of hearts and for declarer to ...
In the dark. (ACBL)
Art, Screens have nothing to do with it. If the opponents happen to be having a mixup, the answer to my question will be UI to them and they will not be able to use it. Wayne, I don't understand. My question doesn't impart any UI to my ...
"The worst play I have ever seen"
East's diamond discard has to be a count card looking at that dummy. This must be the information that West needs, so West can cut off dummy if that is the right defense. If East had discarded the 2 of diamonds, West would have played a fourth round of ...
In the dark. (ACBL)
I don't bother reaching for the opponent's convention card in the first place. I simply ask the partner of the doubler what the double means, and I do so without regard to my hand.
Interference with Queen ask
If you don't have a clear agreement otherwise, Standard is to ignore the double.
Improve my analysis!
If declarer were afraid of the diamond suit, wouldn't he have ducked the opening lead? from his line of play he is planning on losing the club trick to East if he loses it, in which case he would want East to be out of diamonds. Furthermore, if West ...
Give the Ruff
As we play, 2NT would ask for minor. Other calls would be to play.
Change of Plans
Anything is possible. But with a 5-card major, why wouldn't the overcaller have overcalled in the major?
Change of Plans
What difference? You win the ace, and everything transposes.

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