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Rosalind Hengeveld
Rosalind Hengeveld
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Member Since
June 20, 2014
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about me

Website Editor, Bridge Magazine IMP, Netherlands. 

My last name ‘Hengeveld’ is pronounced [‘ɦɛŋəvɛlt] or as if ‘heng-a-velt’.


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
National champion, women pairs, 2012
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Delftse Bridge Club; Het Buitenhof
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1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
There are three basic ‘strategies’ for what an alert really means and, hence, what is alertable: 1. what deviates from a certain standard 2. what may differ from opponents’ expectations 3. what is artificial. Most confusion about what is or should be alertable or not comes down to confusion on ...
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
Maybe (not my style), but irrelevant here.
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
My vote reflects what I would do. My comment, if any, would reflect my tendencies. Here poster asks me to vote about tendencies, the example not withstanding.
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
No, it polls tendency.
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
I support on three for lack of a satisfactory alternative, as on 432 32 KQ432 AQ2. Here, 2 is quite satisfactory. (I prefer to play Transfer-Walsh, though, which eliminates the case.)
What is a No-trump range?
What is the the 5 MWP rule?
Lin Li's bidding problem: AK4 73 A54 A6542
4. Do not bid three of a minor if you do not want me to support with prime support.
Elke Weber's bidding problem: K62 K4 K7 KQJT42
In combination with 2 Multi, opening bids of 2/ are usually not weak twos but mean something different.
Invitational Minor Suit Hands Opposite Notrump Opener
As I (and many) play over the weak notrump, an immediate 3/ (or 2/) is to play and can work preemptively. Invites with a long minor (or major) go through 2 as invitational Stayman, followed by 3/. 1NT-2 is game-forcing Stayman.
IMPed Pairs: towards a better datum
We already have such a ‘bastard child’: Patton.

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