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Marshall Lewis
Marshall Lewis
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 16, 2011
Last Seen
2 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. 


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
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Be careful what you wish for...
Be wishful what you care for also.
How strongly do you feel?
You must mean "4-rubbish was led from" passively.
Barry Rigal's bidding problem: AQJ4 86 75 AK642
Dangerous to draw too many inferences from, or have your own bidding too influenced by, choices that opponents have made. Sometimes they are unaccountably feckless, other times quite savvy and cunning, when they don't make the call you would expect them to make with a given hand.
Emanuel Evacic's bidding problem: A4 Q93 AQT432 A2
1N. But not on this round of bidding. Dangerous at IMPs facing an unpassed hand, but at MPs this is just routine. Sort of.
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: AQJ75 K97542 6 8
in a noteworthy asymmetry, the enemy of "bad" is not "worse still"
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: AQJ75 K97542 6 8
and then you bid slam?
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: AQJ75 K97542 6 8
Any of four actions could be best here: 4H, 4S, X or even Pass. The question is not simply "Which one is associated with the highest raw frequency of success?" but also "Which one has the highest expectancy in re quantitative return?" Pass would reflect a pathological commitment to fading ...
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: AQJ75 K97542 6 8
Yes partner will read 5D -- he will know you have a slam force and grand slam try in clubs. Easy game, bridge.
Johan Karlsson's bidding problem: KJ643 4 T AKT432
Pass could work, but really 3C is staring me in the face. I even have that card.
David Caprera's bidding problem: KQ94 Q6 AJ86 QT3
My feeling is that the hand should want to act, as otherwise we could easily get shut out when it is our hand. That danger covaries with the minimum number of cards in the suit that a 1C opening shows, as then Responder can jump to 3C more often, but ...

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