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Peter Derriman
Peter Derriman
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Member Since
Dec. 2, 2012
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Played in Cape Town in the 70s and now playing in France


Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Meeting up with Garozzo at Juan le Pins
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Blue Bridge Club Le Cannet
Favorite Tournaments
Juan les Pins
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The cost of a bridge game
On the French Riviera there are about 15-20 clubs, some of which play every afternoon. Membership is about 70 euros p a. and club games about 7 euros for members and 8 for visitors. A lot of people play in the FFB competitions which run throughout the year locally, with ...
Pulling of responder 1NT: part 1
It does seem to me more useful to find the fit at least 4-3, or the possibly that NT is better, rather than a possible fit?
Pulling of responder 1NT: part 1
They have this one covered in French Standard 2 is 15-17 with a singleton , the logic being that otherwise one would open 1NT 2 is 12-14 with a singleton , the logic being that one wouldn't bid the 4th suit naturally here Not a fan of ...
Distinguish XX from 1N, please?
In France the 1N is well defined in this situation - 18-19 balanced XX should mean a good hand with a good 6 card suit Repeating the suit would be longer in a weaker hand.
When Is It Right?
In France it is very common to play 2D over 1C and 2H over 1D as at least 5 spades and at least 4 hearts and weak (typically 2-7). Is that reverse Flannery?
A plug for Modified Puppet
Romex uses 3H response to show 4 or 5 hearts and then 3S asks for 5 hearts
A plug for Modified Puppet
I thought one bids 3NT over 3D to show 5-4 which rightsides the contract in Romex. 3H asks for 4S and 3S asks to play 3NT
Difficult rebid
In France, it's pretty standard to play in that sequence 2H = 4351 15-17 and 2C = 4351 12-14
Specific two-suiters
In France it is very common practice to play Extended Michaels 1C - 2C natural 2D majors 2NT - D+H 1D - 2D majors 2NT - C+H 1H - 2H S+C 3C S+D 2NT minors 1S - 2S H+C 3C H+D 2NT minors and then, less common, super extended has ...
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