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Phil Clayton
Phil Clayton
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Member Since
July 27, 2010
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8 hours ago
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Bridge Player
United States of America

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Dana Harbor (CA) BC
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ATB - Missed Slam
Yes, I posted it for him. John would probably object to a FJ here.
ATB - Missed Slam
From what I've seen, fit jumps have morphed somewhat since Robson-Segal 25 years ago. If you are a purist, a FJ will have a tightly defined meaning - Qxxx AKxxx xx xx would be prototypical. The challenge for many is that this restriction limits their use. Our conclusion is not ...
ATB - Missed Slam
This is a game force for me even without the q. I think its dangerous to bid 2 when we have spade support. I can see two bad things happening. A. LHO bids 4D. Partner passes and we balance with 4S. Was this a pressure bid with Hx? Partner ...
ATB - Missed Slam
The takeaway is the partnership should be adding fit jumps to the card. Note that if trump are 2-2 we have LHO dead to rights without a strip.
Play this slam.
Not often we want to willingly surrender trump control in a slam but it seems like the right thing to so here.
The GNT's, a modest proposal
Jan, I would be almost barred at the District level too, which de facto bars me at the national level. I'm moving in two weeks; would my total reset? But if that's the route, so be it.
The GNT's, a modest proposal
Michael does D21 run all flights on different weekends? The preponderance seems to be all on the same weekend or a split O/B + A/C, so your case would be an outlier.
Trivia quiz: how high (or low) will you go?
It casts doubt. I refuse to google crosswords and trivia.
The GNT's, a modest proposal
Michael, I've agreed with nearly everything you've said on BBF and here for what it seems like about 10 years, but I just cannot go along with the claim that a Flight B team, having won Flight B, will refuse to play in Flight A.
Trivia quiz: how high (or low) will you go?
Pay me 6.

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