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Rosalind Hengeveld
Rosalind Hengeveld
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Member Since
June 20, 2014
Last Seen
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Chair, Players Council, Netherlands Bridge League; 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
BBO Username
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Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: A 76432 AK852 92
1NT, Raptor. I treat this very bad heart suit as if it were four cards long.
The Next Step
For the list of ‘player memo’ sites, the Netherlands Bridge League (NBB) has a ‘Cheating Hotline’ (‘Meldpunt Vals Spel’) at It explicitly pertains to collusive cheating (Law 73B2) and equivalent misconduct only, not to ‘lesser’ unauthorized information such as slowish signaling.
Range Stayman after a Protective 1NT?
Called ‘balancing’ in USA, ‘uitpas’ in Netherlands.
Systemic lead from doubleton w/ two touching honors
We play ‘ace for attitude, king for count’, hence king from AK tight.
Walter Schmid's bidding problem: K 984 A AQJ98432
I play 4 as ‘Pazur’: at least a mild slam try in clubs, 4 as a club suit. But I bid 3NT.
Ronald Kalf's bidding problem: JT3 --- KQ AJ987432
The eventual outcome goes to show that when we bid under pressure and perhaps overbid, partner should not play for us to be loaded with high-card strength. In other words: in a highly competitive auction, first priority is to win the auction, second to reach a slam. (I, too, chose ...
Rohit Gupta's bidding problem: A642 7 AKQT9654 ---
5: for the lead in case left ends up playing hearts. With my partners I have a blanket agreement that a bid in opponents' suit is never to play when opponent promises five.
Ronald Kalf's bidding problem: JT3 --- KQ AJ987432
In Polish Club, 1 would be much the same as in Dutch Doubleton: weak or natural and Walsh-style.
Blame for not reaching hearts (at least 3) or for letting 3 make?
Andrei Prodan's bidding problem: Q3 AT963 AT842 3
4: this should be (non-)Leaping Michaels, showing diamonds and a major. Minimum but nice.

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