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Patrick Laborde
Patrick Laborde
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March 13, 2013
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Ian Wilson's lead problem: AJ5 KT8 764 Q632
hence he has s as he didnt balance with e.g.2 Nor 2 = M
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: KQ7532 K2 AK K98
If a stiff is a possibility in the system played 3 is dual: gives choice between 3NT or slamish. Then 3NT shows probably a stiff. Pass at mp would be better. Also if 3 is only slamish (no possible stiff)I play 3NT shows less than Qx. Hence ...
What takes precedence; having both majors or expressing the NT strength and stop?
Ace 3rd is no good also because NT contract might be wrongsided. Also if partner responds 2M they will show strength when supporting at 3 level. Why be in a hurry to only show a balanced hand that usually is not major-oriented. 2NT is REALLY a bad bid.
What takes precedence; having both majors or expressing the NT strength and stop?
Overcalling 1NT or 2NT is not only strength its also Shape and stopper. Ace 3rd is not good at NT if not having 8 other (quick) tricks in other suits. AJx is quite different. Hence double. Edit typo
Away from Tannery Row
To start with be sure playing the same COMPLETE system not refering to a supposed standard (BWS,SEF or other), - which most of the time is different from a person to another one-, and same conventions ( not just a name) with COMPLETE follow ups.Hence as for bidding partners will ...
Away from Tannery Row
There's no premium making mistakes quickly we might as well think - A.N.Honym
Mikael Rimstedt's bidding problem: A8 AQT9752 6 K74
X of 1?
David Boxley's bidding problem: T5 J53 KJ862 AK5
Motto is: "I want top play" not "I want to penalize"
David Boxley's bidding problem: T5 J53 KJ862 AK5
@ BC "Snapdragon-ish" for me.
How would you rule?
Not bidding with 9 or 10 minor fit and that golden K doubleton is more than wimpy.
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