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Nigel Guthrie
Nigel Guthrie
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Member Since
Nov. 8, 2011
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United Kingdom

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Bad Claim Case from San Francisco
IMO, the director should normally insist that the claimer adhere to his statement (cashing a heart, 3 spades, 6 diamonds, and leading a heart, to concede the last 3 tricks. Hence the director should rule 6N-2 and impose an AWM penalty.
SF Online Robot NABC Event - Day 2
Thanks again.
SF Online Robot NABC Event - Day 1
Thank you, Michael Bodell, for a fascinating and instructive article -- unlucky not to score better. Micheal seems to have recorded the cards in his own hand and dummy; then recorded the auction and play (call by call, and card by card, explaining his reasoning at every step). A secretary bird ...
Voting for new KBA name
Of the given options, I prefer 'Bridge -- a Mind Sport for All' Better still might be 'Bridge - Partnership Brain Game.' or, influenced by Sam's later comments ... '[b][i]Bridge - Partnership Brain Sport'[/i][/b]. IMO, what makes Bridge [b][i]sociologically[/i][/b] interesting is [b][i]partnership co-operation ...
A Bart Bramley Story
Belated Congratulations, Michael Rosenberg, Bart Bramley, Eric Rodwell, Cezary Balicki -- and of course -- Pietro Bernasconi! I took an hour to solve the problem, posted above (Thank you, Michael Xu!)) -- although I enjoy composing and trying to solve exotic single-dummy problems.
Play in 6NT
Gonzalo's line C has lots of chances. [list] [*]It wins immediately unless RHO has a doubleton diamond honour or at least four diamonds including the knave and queen. [*]If diamonds don't behave, declarer still succeeds when RHO has at least four clubs [*]or doubleton queen of hearts. [/list]
Three Card Majors
[quote="Sam Dinkin"]Instead of "normal fuzzy meaning", I would say literal meaning. That is if it says anything at all only about the length of another suit it is not permitted.[/quote] "Denies 13 clubs" would be an impermissible meaning?
Plea to BBO software developers
David is right. RFID is no panacea ...
Plea to BBO software developers
BBO is already wonderful but David Yates suggestions seem simple to implement and would improve our viewgraph experience.
Other as a logical alternative
Pelyush is right: An 'Other' option would enfranchise those with a relevant opinion not listed explicitly in the poll. Different from -- and not to be confused with -- 'Abstain', which is for those who don't want to express an opinion.

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