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Phil Clayton
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Member Since
July 27, 2010
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7 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

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Dana Harbor (CA) BC
BBO Username
Phil
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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slip of the tongue ?
Gene, your post is an overreaction (I hope) to mine. In your case, you are stepping in and claiming on a squeeze on behalf of your partner that apparently he didnt see, otherwise he would have mentioned it in his claim statement. Its obvious to you, sure, we all miss ...
slip of the tongue ?
Whats curious to me is if the KJ were in declarer's hand, and the jack was played under the queen, would anyone deny that this was a 'played card'?
Does this treatment over Stayman has a name?
Aliens do not play silly methods that us earthlings espouse. They would mock us for describing the 1N opener gratuitously on the way to the final contract.
Balicki-Zmudzinski May Play Freely in EBL!
The vast majority of bridge players should be more concerned with the video operators laughing audibly at their misplays than any 'privacy' concerns (what does this even mean in this context?).
KO: Waving the white flag not allowed? (ACBL)
This happened to me about 10 years ago playing with two husband and wife pairs. Up until the final, I had been playing with the wife in the 1st half and the husband in the 2nd. In the final, I again played with the wife in the 1st half and ...
Selling Masterpoints
I suppose you could have a rubber game with your teammates for 3 hours and get the points. Mark Raphaelson's idea makes the most sense to me.
Selling Masterpoints
I don't see the issue here. You enter an event, and you pay your fees.
UI in club games?
These are tame examples Ethan. Slow passes = extras is in the toolbox of many club regs. Its just standard as far as many are concerned. In a recent A/X we are playing against a strong club with canape. On the first board I overcall my RHO's 1 ...
Who should have pushed harder?
From Oren's list: [b]"No SST by a hand whose last call was a natural notrump bid"[/b] When I have discussed this we have agreed that after 1x 1y 1N 3y, that 3N is NS. But otherwise this is a good rule. [b]When we agree a major ...
Phil Clayton's bidding problem: 987xx A42 KQTxx ---
I thought it was a good problem and x'd. Partner had KQ, KTx, AJxx, T9xx and decided to float it. There was basically a 2-way guess for the T, but we let declarer off easy.
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