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Phil Clayton
Phil Clayton
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July 27, 2010
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United States of America

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Follow-up: Opener's 2nd rebid
I thought we were discussing "2/1" here, not "two for ones".
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
Seems like a new game got introduced without many being aware.
BW 2/1: What is 2/1?
Steve, you can't seriously think that if someone said "2/1" that you'd expect weak NT's?
BW 2/1: What is 2/1?
If I have a 5 second conversation with someone and simply say "2/1" and the first bidding sequence we have is 1-p-2, would I assume inverted? I would answer YES. So #2.
Mastery of the Fundamentals
Can't like this enough. I would add that when you talk to better players, check your ego at the door. If they choose a different answer than you, dont challenge them- but try to understand their thought process.
My NABC Online Practice Tourney Day 2 - "Up The Middle"
1. Not sure about your analysis on 3. If clubs are 44, all it does is negate the need to ruff a heart. 2. As far as wild vs normal. Many times the play wont matter too much. You are getting a spectacular or dismal result basef on your style ...
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
Its minors. Pretty standard actually.
Interview with Gavin Wolpert
I was going to mention this too. I (my sense: many) dont listen to a podcast with the same level of attention as an actual bridge conversation. You described a play problem you got wrong. Early you gave the hand, and then the bidding and then dummy, and I was ...
BW 2/1: 1!d-2!c-2!D
Indeed it does.
BW 2/1: 1!d-2!c-2!D
With AKx Qxxx KJxx xx, I would rebid 2 (Yes) With x xx KQxxx AKxxx, I really doubt I am rebidding 2. So I guess I am having a hard time understanding these poll choices.

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