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Liz Sylvester
Liz Sylvester
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Member Since
March 25, 2018
Last Seen
23 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
NSWBA in Sydney, North Shore Bridge Club in Sydney
Favorite Tournaments
Mollymook Bridge Congress
Favorite Conventions
I love the freedom of Natural Bidding and like to keep Conventions to a minimum
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Karen (Kate) McCallum's bidding problem: Axxx xx QJxx AJx
I'm choosing to defend - my hand is balanced with spread honours in all three outside suits which I like for defence. Defence is also the strongest part of my game and I say, "Go with what you're good at if it makes sense". I'm not confident of ...
Bd 24 Norway vs USA2 14th May
Wow, North has a massive hand. I like 2S after 2H and if partner still does not bid I am likely to X
Bd 21 (5) May 14th BB Norway vs USA 2
Did any N/S try 3NT by N? Unlikely to get a diamond lead.
Board 25 (9) May 14 Norway vs USA2
Bd 24 Norway vs USA2 14th May
Did any of our West's open 1H? I used to open with hands like this(2xAces and a suit) but have been totally banned by my partners. Partnership harmony is my number 1 so I never do it any more.
Board 27, 14 May
Marianne, I love your write up and how you think about using/changing your System. I, too, am a reluctant 3rd hand opener and would have passed with your hand. As a natural bidder with minimal System after partner's 1H overcall, I would have done a jump cue raise ...
Karen (Kate) McCallum's bidding problem: Axxx xx QJxx AJx
A little tricky to make a decision w/o knowing who opponents are and what System they play.
Board 9 7 May - Bermuda Bowl Netherlands v USA2 2007
In teams, the 3NT could have been an enormous coup if it made - and really just needed West to have a heart stopper ... a courageous bid that sometimes makes ... as you say, maybe they needed something extra at the time. I have enormous respect for Brink and Drijver's card ...
Double Dummy Day
What a wonderful idea. Is this a USA only initiative? When I looked up the link for Sydney, Australia, the Tugg website said Double Dummy was not in the library?

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