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Patrick Laborde
Patrick Laborde
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March 13, 2013
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France

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The Unlucky Expert
Do you mean Belladonna's Coup which wasn't played by Belladonna.Quite different deal. http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/did-i-played-like-belladonna-i-doubt-it/ This OP hand basically is no more than an avoidance play.
The Unlucky Expert
AFAIK,there are two kinds of bridge problems. Solution is 100% with any opps distribution.Pure problem Solution is 100% whatever the defense but with some distribution constrainsts.The best line of play. Declarer cannot win sensibly with p 3 opps distibution. Will win againt 33 42 or 31 ...
The Unlucky Expert
Just one thing.About which diagram are we talking? Moreover, roughly 33 or 42 is 84%, finesse 50%.
The Unlucky Expert
If West plays South takes Ace then play . EW can't have both winners 1 AND 1
The Unlucky Expert
West cannot both continue attacking and switch for partner's K.
1M-3M: How Do You Play It?
Mixed Raise = 4 card support 8-10 support points not 4M333
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: 6 AKJ76 AKQJ4 95
"partner will downgrade any hand with 3 small diamonds." That's the issue if splinter is badly used:partner has to downgrade wasted values in the splinter suit not in another suit. To show are solid or to ask for a 4c fit is a matter of system agreement ...
Is 3x - (pass) - 3y forcing or non-forcing
Dont improve a partial contract unless aiming to game.
What's your play at trick 2?
@ K S Thanks I didn't notice. Mea Culpa.I'm so used to having the dummy on top of diagramm, etc....
What's your play at trick 2?
I suppose you mean that if E plays, say, ♣K declarer will take Ace then play towards J. When making ♣ Q E will play ♥ (say 10) expecting ♥ AQ in partner’s hand. As I said with ♥ AQ my partner would have led ♥ A (standard lead in such situation) so I ...
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