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Mark Jappe
Mark Jappe
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Aug. 5, 2014
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Oct. 24, 2019
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Phil Markey's bidding problem: 976432 Q8 2 J543
Good point. As it turns out the diamond lead shoots it two.
Phil Markey's bidding problem: 632 AQ752 97 KT2
It's what I bid last night on a very similar auction on the same hand.
Phil Markey's bidding problem: 976432 Q8 2 J543
As one might expect declarer to have a spade void (although on this hand they don't as it turns out 1nt was opened with a singleton spade) I don't look to have any defensive tricks unless partner open leads his ace of diamonds, so the wimpy pass for ...
Phil Markey's bidding problem: AQ95 JT873 Q64 7
Why is he allowed to open weak with both majors in 4th seat and I am not?
Phil Markey's bidding problem: AQ95 JT873 Q64 7
Did not notice that I was in 4th seat. Put me down for pass playing in my partnership as partner is limited to 8 points playing mini nt. Playing standard, it probably depends on what the opponents are playing.
Phil Markey's bidding problem: AQ95 JT873 Q64 7
looks likes a perfect hand for a donkey 2 hearts (at least 4/4 in the majors)
It has to be better to play two short matches as you only need to win one of the two matches to advance whereas in a single long match you must both win at least one half of the match and be ahead on the aggregate of the two halves.
Inappropriate remark (UI) - how would you rule and why
Michal Surely Graham made you appeal this! I would have paid money to see his face though. He must have been apoplectic. Would like to know the result of the appeal, if any. Mark
Ron you have misread David's post. He suggests teams of four (who presumably don't detest each other), with the winning team choosing a third pair from the other semi-finalists (who presumably they also do not detest). This is a variation of the South Australian selection trials, where a ...
Is this a cardinal sin?
While I will leave the analysis of the bidding to those better qualified to respond, I applaud you for having the courage to raise a potential error by a much better player. If nothing else, your post has generated responses that are both interesting and informative.

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