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Norman Selway
Norman Selway
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Sept. 26, 2016
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about me

I learnt bridge some 53 years ago at school where my physics teacher started a lunch time club.  That was the end of my studies and I spent my years from the age of 13 onwards playing small stakes and being mentored by Paul Gordon (Fritzi's husband). I graduated through the Acol Bridge Club, Stefan's  and St. Johns Wood Bridge Club.  When I was 17 I played against John Collings, Freddie North and Paul Hackett in a game that I could not afford to play in.  Great fun.  I played my first duplicate ay age 30 and it has always been my view that rubber bridge is the best and purest form of the game, I love it.  

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Looks like the X wasKQH and KD, so run all the trumps and the KS. Should be enough.
Best approach to this card combo
Is an intra finesse possible?
Undo or No undo ?
Surely, as Kevin said, set confirm bid and play and the problem goes away.
The bridge genius John Collings (1933-2005)
I think that u are correct, iot was a long time ago!
The bridge genius John Collings (1933-2005)
I played against him at the back end of his career, and he was still a great player. When he turned up at the"Wood", I one afternoon I was lucky enough to cut him. His first words were, "I don't care what you do, but don't F ...
Undo or No undo ?
Having had this problem several times myelf - 5 requests in 12 boards, and I was trying to be careful - I played against my daughter who magically set the cards so as to show "OK?" when I made a bid, I then confirmed or not, and then the bid was made ...
"Fat Finger Syndrome"
Thanks fellas
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"Fat Finger Syndrome"
Thanks David, and Kay and I would look forward to a game with you, perhaps we can overcome the time difference and do it. In my locality there are a large amount of 0ctogenarians who, to prevent total boredom and madness are tackling online bridge for the first time. It ...
Which robot is more guilty?
4SX, is for T/O. It has been since the 60's when X was penalty and 4NT was for T/O.

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