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Marshall Lewis
Marshall Lewis
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Member Since
Aug. 16, 2011
Last Seen
8 hours 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
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Gordon Rainsford's bidding problem: A2 AJ97654 7 AQ6
Far from guaranteed. But for argument's sake, let's say he does bid again -- what and how have you gained?
Director call in local club
I don't see how EW are a "non-offending side". W himself caused the problem by failing to call the Director and instead making his own ruling, which is already an offense. This was compounded by the fact that his "vigilante pseudo-Samaritan" ruling was INCORRECT, or at least crucially INCOMPLETE ...
Director call in local club
I don't really understand that first sentence. Those initial four words are the sort of locution one chooses when expressing one's tolerance for a behavior of arguable appropriateness, rather than an action unequivocally prescribed by the Laws.
Director call in local club
"Nice guy"? Surely you jest.
Director call in local club
Amnon: (1) There is nothing unusual about "the meaning of 2NT given in the OP". It is quite a routine treatment (though other versions of "Support 2N" are also very common). (2) Since a signoff bid of 4H is typically weaker -- at least in HCP -- than a 2N raise of ...
Director call in local club
It was a joke Ed
Director call in local club
Maybe W is bipolar.
Away from Tannery Row
DB: No doubt you produced that figure in tempo, because you shrewdly anticipated the later need to cite the statistic long before you hit SEND on your original composition.
Gordon Rainsford's bidding problem: A2 AJ97654 7 AQ6
3H does run some risk of missing game, but it was my choice for multiple reasons. Apart from the downside of 4H mentioned above by Kieran (seconded by Gordon), there is the additional factor that we might belong in 4S, facing e.g. KJT98xx x Axx xx -- partner will, I ...
Emanuel Evacic's bidding problem: J8 98764 AJ92 Q2
-90 beats -100
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