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Robert Stevens
Robert Stevens
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April 7, 2013
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What is the meaning of this double?
Steve, see, this is what I find incomprehensible. If you held 3262 you would pass happily when everything is friendly for declarer. But the moment you have a hand where your esteemed partner might be looking at four trump tricks, you pull. To me, pulling on that hand, or any ...
What is the meaning of this double?
"..will almost never have a trump stack unless playing against kamikaze opponents". Bob, have you seen what people are opening these days? Have you read the numerous postings in which is displayed a perverse pride in opening all manner of sub par hands with insubstantial suits? If our side is ...
ATB : Expensive Misdefense
As so often in these ATB's there appears to be blame to share. Some have fastened on N not leading a singleton. But as Avon Wilsmore remarked, the forcing game might lead to a much bigger penalty. If S had held xx AQ9xx QJx KJx the lead would ...
Post 6 : “Never deny a four card major”
I have just, belatedly, read this post. Quite hilarious. Please keep them coming Mr Deighton.
ATB-4/5 level decision
Apparently not.
ATB-4/5 level decision
4 fit showing. Yup. That source of tricks can be taken to the bank.
ATB-4/5 level decision
"..South knows ... and little wastage". Let's see, the K and Q are not pulling their weight: could you give an example of a hand where there is significant wastage?.
Alerting in USA?
Good players are making adjustments to bids not based on slavish adherence to Milton Work 4-3-2-1. It makes as much sense to have to alert these adjustments as it does to have to write a minimum point count for your 2 strong opening. Edited:typo
Alerting in USA?
Agree with Stuart. This alert was instituted to mollify those too inept to look at the opponents CC (although does one not now just say "15-whatever"?)
The Fallacy of Restricted Choice
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