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Sarik Goyal
Sarik Goyal
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Member Since
May 20, 2018
Last Seen
40 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Northwestern University Class of 2021, USBF Junior

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Regular Bridge Partners
Kyle Rockoff, Daniel Weiss
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Northwestern DBC (owner)
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
Adv New Partner
2/1 GF
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Sarik Goyal's bidding problem: T743 Q87 AKQT9 4
My inclination was to bid 2, but this felt silly if partner was 4-4 in the majors.
Brian Zhang's bidding problem: A8 KJ983 KJ76 T4
I think 3 is a better bid at IMPs, but the scoring is MPs. While 3NT will sometimes be wrong, I feel like it is the percentage action. Interesting observation -- give the original hand one more spade and one less heart and we would clearly end up in 3NT ...
Brian Zhang's bidding problem: A8 KJ983 KJ76 T4
Side note, on my example hand, can't 5 fail on a lead if K offside, QTxx offside?
Brian Zhang's bidding problem: AKQT9832 43 --- 875
Having chosen 3 initially, I don't see equity in bidding now.
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Brian Zhang's bidding problem: A8 KJ983 KJ76 T4
A 3 bid isn't free. Partner is surely bidding 4 with something like QJx Ax AQxxx QJx.
What is 4NT This Time?
I feel like the same argument could be made here where 4 should set trumps. So we’ve concluded there’s a way to show all the hands, but 4NT needs to be something...
What is 4NT This Time?
4NT over 3 may be interpreted as RKC for clubs
Sarik Goyal's bidding problem: J864 6 QT42 AQJT
Thanks for the comments! Here were the other hands: N: AT AJTx AJx xxxx E: KQxxx xxx xx Kxx S: xx KQxxx Kxxx xx
Sarik Goyal's bidding problem: J864 6 QT42 AQJT
Just wondering — how likely would you say game is on this hand? At the table I concluded that game was quite unlikely and opted for a “preemptive” 3. This worked out well when neither opponent could find a bid while they were cold for 4 in their nine ...

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