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Paul Huggins
Paul Huggins
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Aug. 23, 2014
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What is the purpose of attitude signaling?
Partner doesn't know for sure how good our hearts are, so for all they know their discard is helping us to plan the defence by saying where their high cards are. That said, it seems that we had a discard to make on the third round of diamonds before ...
Jacob Freeman's bidding problem: T AQxx AKJTx xxx
what would say a direct 3 from partner on the second round have shown rather than going via 2 - does the route chosen suggest weaker spades perhaps?
Jim Rasmussen's bidding problem: J A3 T7632 95432
We have the ace of trumps and a side suit singleton on top of what we might have and partner has jumped freely to game and then doubled the opponents? If we don't get a large penalty then I wonder what is going on
Zero-max imps (new scoring method)
Why shouldn't you gain from taking a risk which pays off? Just because a contract is beatable double dummy doesn't mean it should be in practice
Zero-max imps (new scoring method)
So if my side bids to a thin game, which makes on a brilliant line of play once the opponents haven't found the non-obvious lead to beat it, we get the same 0 score on the board as everyone else who stopped in partscore? Seems a little unfair. why ...
Craig Zastera's bidding problem: 8732 AK8 AQ982 J
For me bidding 2 immediately shows a weaker hand than rebidding 1 and going back to hearts on the next round, and this hand is just good enough in my view to be worth counting as showing "extras". I wouldn't object to an immediate 2 though
Defensive Problem
What do partner's discards show, if anything?
What is an Expert in EBUland?
The ratings can go up or down according to a player's results, so it's not really a measure of expertise (unless players can gain or lose expert status on the back of a handful of sessions). It's more a measure of recent form relative to partner's ...
Craig Biddle's bidding problem: KQ976 Q832 A75 4
does 4 also now show long clubs and deny 3 card spade support?
Mert Özdemir's bidding problem: xxx Txxx KQJxxx ---
what did partner's 4 show? Is it specifically both majors or could it be something else?
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