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Marshall Lewis
Marshall Lewis
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Member Since
Aug. 16, 2011
Last Seen
48 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Writer
Country
Croatia

Bridge Information

Favorite Tournaments
Pula International Bridge Festival
Favorite Conventions
Takeout Double, Drury, 2-way checkback, druGFree; MOST DISDAINED: Muiderberg, Bergen, Gambling 3N
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Shireen Mohandes's bidding problem: K2 8 K97 QJT8543
I've failed to open 1C or 3C, and I apparently don't play Drury. Why do opponents even bother to show up against me? Surely they could find a use for their time that was not so hopelessly futile.
For those of a certain age
Yes for some reason once that story got out there was a sudden rash of people bidding grand slams against him. Doubtless just a coincide, but go figger.
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AJ76532 KQ4 K4 9
If passing here patently made us big favorites to end up with nine tricks while spades makes fewer, then this would not have been presented as a problem. In my opinion, a more accurate assessment (i.e. than averring that Pass protects a plus) would be something like: (1) Pass ...
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AJ76532 KQ4 K4 9
Henry -- With that hand I wouldn't much fancy my prospects in 3D as there are six potential losers. It is true that after a club lead you rate to make when the heart ace is onside, but then you are likely to make 3S on a heart lead when ...
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AJ76532 KQ4 K4 9
Assuming it is NF of course. (Personally I prefer at Pairs that a new suit be constructive but NF -- however I have of course voted according to the stipulations provided by the OP.)
For those of a certain age
(Braugher ?)
For those of a certain age
DQYDJ
Richard Margolis's bidding problem: A964 AK7 AJ853 6
That is all very well in some bailiwicks, I suppose, but in many environments, Better Minor is the norm, and some would say very rightly so. There is no end of wonky diamonds, of course, but in the absence of specification I can grant that since the OP made no ...
Richard Margolis's bidding problem: A964 AK7 AJ853 6
Are we allowed to know what system these opponents are playing ? Or at least the parameters of the 1D opening ? There is no doubt a small but stubborn contingent of potential respondents who will regard this as important information. Thanks.
For those of a certain age
Gary -- Your general point is well taken, but as so frequently the imps are in the details. With an ace and Qxx of their suit, they are often likely to pick the trump position anyway, either from earlier calls in the auction and/or from your lead of that ace ...
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