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Paul Tranmer
Paul Tranmer
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Oct. 21, 2014
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Feb. 17
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ATB - Wrong contract
Should N feel constrained to bid at all on the first round surely X is better than 2
RIGAL Leads NA Swiss
Good work Barry and team. Keep it up.
Save Bundy's Sanity
Protracted pauses during the bidding is lamentably widespread. I see it when playing at all levels and absolutely detest it. Of all the players I've called out about it no more than 1 in 10 agree about the BIT. The worst of the worst example is when an opponent ...
What is the right thing to do?
@BC - irrespective of the event you should never "let it slide". Bridge should, at all times, be played according to the rules.
Director question
Declarer made a claim, stating that he would play A then K and would make the contract if Q fell. As the Q did not fall in two rounds the contract was one off and must be scored as such. End of story.
ATB - Hopeless grand
Absolutely agree. After the 4NT response I not only see no point in the 5NT bid and would just bid 6, hoping that isn't one too many!!
World Bridge Series Pairs Winners
Calm down pal. We get the message.
Penaly or Takeout
Do remember folks that both N and S have limited their hands during the early stages of the auction. Thus, my favourite p and I have an agreement that, over a late entry into the bidding by an opp, Xs over the bid are penalties oriented and Xs under the ...
Percentage play to find the Queen in 6!H?
The question is fairly irrelevant as declarer misplayed the hand at trick 1. Must duck the first . Having get that off my chest I reckon it's about a 80% certainty that E hold to Q, so I'll be finessing E for it.
Necessary Shift
Anybody else think a 2 opener from E would have been a better idea?
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