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Nicholas France
Nicholas France
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 18, 2012
Last Seen
10 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Teacher
about me

Retired Banker now back in school for a new degree


Partners have sometimes alerted my pass as "Does not have 13 cards"

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing in Orlando in the Board-a-Match with Burrell Humphreys on the 50th anniversary of him winning the event
Regular Bridge Partners
Burrell Humphreys
Favorite Conventions
new minor forcing
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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What Does This Double Mean?
quick answer is yes. We have 8 trumps, they have 8 trumps. Bidding 3 over 3 is wrong
What Does This Double Mean?
Since I seem to be one of the last true believers in the Law of Total Tricks, I know 2 things about partner's hand. He doesn't have 6 hearts and he doesn't have a singleton or void in clubs. In both cases, he would have bid 3 ...
Thomas van der Hoeden's bidding problem: 5 A876 763 AKJ53
Still trying to figure out what choice besides pass makes any sense
Jim Priebe's bidding problem: KJT76 KQ73 AK42 ---
1 to be followed by 2 (or 3 if necessary) if not raised
Rebid after J2NT
So Stig, what about my answer is disrespectful. My comments seem to be close to what Woo and Moese are saying but not exactly the same. I think most experts think that there seems to be too much reliance on ace asking bid and not enough bidding to describe your ...
4th suit?
based on your answers above, I'd guess 4144 or more likely 4045
4th suit?
Just so I understand your bidding, with 4432 you would open 1 Also what do you bid with a 4144 hand
Rebid after J2NT
It seems you really don't fully understand bidding and what is or is not important. Knowledge of a singleton is very important. If partner singleton is opposite your xxx you are basically playing with a 30 point deck. If Partner's singleton is opposite KQx you have a lot ...
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: AJ5 A7 A65 K9764
I don't like to overcall 1NT with Ax if I have a decent alternative
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: Ax KTxxx AKxx xx
I am not doubling. I only have two spades. what do I do after the double when it goes. (p) - 2 - (p) - ?

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