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Robert Schachter
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Robert Schachter's bidding problem: AJT87643 T AQJ4 ---
That is an interesting idea but, something I wouldn’t want to spring on partner without discussion.
Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
What should East bid at his second turn?
Over 3m-3NT- pass - do you play any special methods?
Thanks everyone for the comments
How would you try to win a 28-board match by 77 IMPs?
Different signaling methods and leads too.
A Simple Question
I think drawing the line where one should claim or concede, versus playing on, is tricky.I believe playing for the revoke as your only chance is past the line but I could be wrong in my view. Obviously one factor might be clock.
A Simple Question
Isn’t the only real difference between conceding and claiming the magnitude of the gain or loss?
A Simple Question
I guess if a revoke is truly your only chance, which is not always easy to see, then I think it is probably inappropriate, though maybe not wrong, to force the opponents to play out the hand.
A Simple Question
Isn’t bridge usually a timed event? Shouldn’t there be some cases where a concession is appropriate.
Those Pesky Opps
That is true but you can switch J for a small spade in the EW hands so West point count is reduced.
Those Pesky Opps
Give West KJTx,KJxx,xx,Kxx and East the J and the result would be -470. Still even if you think the opponents are a favorite to make double might be right since if the TO double was unusual, hard to know at the table, it is important to increase ...
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