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Marshall Lewis
Marshall Lewis
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 16, 2011
Last Seen
28 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Writer
about me

If at times my comments seem annoying or offensive, at least consider the possibility that I am really just being playful. 

Country
Croatia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
six of diamonds was good
Bridge Accomplishments
most of my partners still walk the earth. as for the exceptions, I have an ironclad alibi
Regular Bridge Partners
i wouldn't know about those details, shame on BW for inquiring
Favorite Tournaments
Pula International Bridge Festival
Favorite Conventions
Takeout Double, Drury, 2-way checkback, druGFree; MOST DISDAINED: Muiderberg, Bergen, Gambling 3N
ACBL Ranking
None
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Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: KT9x Kx JTx Q9xx
yes the hand is right on the "bubble"
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: KT9x Kx JTx Q9xx
I'm not giving up. It was just that: (a) I respect anyone who does that much work (b) I was too lazy to hunt up Michael Rosenberg's cogent remarks on simulations.
Liam Milne's bidding problem: A AK7 AT93 T7432
And 6H may be better
Richard Fleet's bidding problem: A52 A QJT75 8752
the question is rather do you want to keep a partner who passes
Richard Fleet's bidding problem: A52 A QJT75 8752
better not leave your house either
Peter Gill's lead problem: KT5 9643 A96 T82
Low diamond rates to do the same, and has other upsides. The principal advantage of the ace will come home to roost when declarer has to guess how high to ruff on the third round of the suit.
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: KT9x Kx JTx Q9xx
OK from now on I will bid spades
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: KT9x Kx JTx Q9xx
LOL of course we want to be in spades if partner has four. But a fair amount of the time he only has three. And meanwhile, there is no accurate number of spades to bid. I don't mind spade bids but I'd just rather show values without exaggerating ...
Richard Fleet's bidding problem: A52 A QJT75 8752
(a) I just don't have enough to bid 5D. (b) I don't want to see some festering heart lead against 3N. (c) Ergo for me this is a non-problem. In view of my usual regrettable but perhaps incurable prolixity, which produces posts (at least) twice as long as ...
Peter Gill's lead problem: KT5 9643 A96 T82
Torn between forcing a guess at trick one versus trick three. However it is clear what suit to lead, at least for me.
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