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Robert Stevens
Robert Stevens
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April 7, 2013
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Is the defence clear?
South's error is being onlead. Well, perhaps not. Declarer might have QJx AQJ10xxx xx x. Just take your K, lead to partner's A and expect the trump promotion. Winning the K and leading a is insane.
Straight out of the twilight zone -- 3 of the 4 compass points.
Flawed Multi
I would submit that on this hand it was especially easy to nail them since they essayed the three level. What is South doing bidding 3N? What a ridiculous call. Why is it that nobody ever seems to want to double for a penalty : they see people open this kind ...
There are a number of comments to the effect that North''s 5 bid demands slam opposite a control. That is overstated. There is no way that North can have such a hand given South's strong bidding. It may very well be that North has no ...
Laugh on.
Really? So you'd be happy to be in four opposite Axxx - xxx AKQxxx?
4 would indeed have a play opposite five small s and out (probably about a 5% play, but let's throw in a king or so to validate the comment). But that is no reason to bid it. Unless you have an agreement that 4 is based solely ...
Assign the blame
I see. Well it's lucky the opps kept bidding so that the vapor/non-vapor distinction could be made. And I presume that the pass of 4 shows vapor in this fortuitous happenstance, so I believe my earlier comment still applies.
Assign the blame
I am glad I don't play in partnerships where my partner, who hasn't been consulted, pulls my penalty double at the five level after limiting his own hand.
New suit forcing/non-forcing?
"...doubling with 5-4-3-1 isn't attractive". Really? They quite likely have a seven card fit or even six. Your side quite likely has only a seven card fit. They are in -- cheap at half the price even if it makes. I would not be surprised if it went down ...

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