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Michael Johnstone
Michael Johnstone
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Member Since
Oct. 15, 2013
Last Seen
8 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Mediator and bridge enthusiast for as long as I can remember

New Zealand

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When is shuffle/deal/play appropriate?
Abstain. I would prefer that pre-deal boards and hand records are always the preferred option.
Anticipate the Split
Kit, with the stronger 4-4-4-1 hands do you then bid the suit below the singleton?
A Moral Victory
I also like it that if opener does not bid 2 then responder does not need to disclose his Heart suit to the opponents.
Lebensohl question
It is usually one level too high or one level too low :-)
5-5 in the Majors Over 1NT
There is also the Flint Convention which we still have in our repertoire: 1N 2 2 3 asks for the better 5 card major. We don't use it often but we have no other use for the bid and has been very useful to set the ...
"Lucky Winner" ?
I use AdBlocker but I have an exception for the Bridge Winners site so it can generate revenue for them.
Winners, Not Losers
Kit, how do you play the 2NT and 3 responses by an unpassed hand?
cue bid after weak jump overcall
I would expect partner to bid 3NT with a hold
Delayed double of minor
Take out with both red suits and not suitable for a takeout double of 1 (presumably because you are short in spades). Probably then also implies some club length (if not strength) because the red suits are probably only 4 cards.
Two-way checkback continuation
I initially voted for 5 spades but didn't realize that you meant that as exactly 5 spades so I changed by vote to 5+ spades.

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