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Michael Beyrouti
Michael Beyrouti
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Member Since
March 20, 2016
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18 hours ago
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Canape Agape
In my system, 1M opening is always 4 cards, not longer, canape style for unbalanced hands. 2M openings (limited) show 5+ cards. 1 and 1 artificial and forcing. Full description here: (maybe .mx should be .ca; I'm currently in Mexico)
Mathematic question
In David Burn's table, I do not understand why or how when opener has 6 or 7 or 8 spades the probability that next hand has 2 spades increases rather than decreases compared to the case where opener has only 5 spades.
What is this Double?
Yes, to show strength.
What is this Double?
Option 1 [penalty] and Option 5 [any strong hand with 18+] are essentially the same. You do not want to wait to have 4 cards in hearts to double. And one should always double with a very strong hand. One cannot/should not double with a minimum opener. Would you ...
DD - A Useful Exercise
4 lead?
Without regard to the actual deal
After voting for a club lead, I regretted it... even though I see Sylvia Shi's endorsement above. Craig Biddle threw me off track by the way he phrased the problem. This is not a lead double. This is a rare but true penalty double. Partner knows they won't ...
Can it be penalty?
Raise first? Major first?
Isn't it the case that the inverted minor usually denies a 4-card major? But that's an aside. While it's true that North can see a diamond slam the minute his partner opens 1 I would not suppress the major, even and especially when it is 4 ...
Partner passes out of turn
Perhaps we should replace the word "comparable" with "consistent with" (the withdrawn call).

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