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Louis Dekker
Louis Dekker
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Member Since
Sept. 25, 2015
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Bridge Player
about me

Enjoy playing bridge and watching most other sports.

More interested in bidding than in playing, but that's probably because declaring is the worst part of my game Embarassed.


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Bridge Accomplishments
2nd in Dutch Mixed Teams Championships 2015
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Ruit and 2Klaveren in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Bidding minor suit hands after partner opens 2NT
We use a similar system as some above: 3 is a Relay to 3NT, either to play or to introduce a single-suiter m or a 2-suiter mm. However there are also hands with which you want to explore for a M-fit first and if that doesn't exist, you ...
Slow double - should I pull anyway?
I don't think i can pull this now, but am a little bit surprised that nobody has even mentioned bidding 4. That could be 1) a much better fit and 2) perhaps even more important will almost certainly be a much better lead in case we end up ...
MULTI 2D Responses
Also, bidding 2 makes it much easier for them to double you if partner happens to have a weak 2
MULTI 2D Responses
So basically we should be unhappy at finding a 9(+) card fit and anything between 6 and 24 hcp before the opponents have done anything. They can now start ´investigating´ at the 3 level and that´s going to be a great help to them ....
MULTI 2D Responses
2-2 simply means "if you have a weak 2 in i think that's high enough. If you have a weak 2 in we're playing at least 3 but quite possibly 4" You could have anything between a very weak hand with a ...
MULTI 2D Responses
@Gerardo seems to be no room to invite opposite medium
MULTI 2D Responses
Pass as Ron described 2 pass or correct, could be big fit 2 pass or correct, not necessarily invitational for but usually 3+ H's and 2 or less 's 3/ pass or correct 4 asking to transfer to your suit 4 ...
Third hand high or low?
Too many J's
Third hand high or low?
Partner might even have a sense of humour and played 4th best from AKQ8 :=)
Responses to 1NT open with 9+ cards in both minors
We don't open 1NT with 5-crd M, but i guess if you do, then possibly bidding the other M could cater for that possibility? Is that also how one does it if you bid your short M and opener has 5-crd fit for the 3-crd?

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