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Sasha Cooper
Sasha Cooper
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Aug. 17, 2014
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May 28
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Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: K85 --- A8653 JT876
Presumably one of those places being spades? I'm probably guilty of inventing a bid to fit my hand here, but it seems to me that: a) With 5-5 spades and another, you don't lose much by bidding 3S, and might gain from the extra bidding space b) With ...
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: K85 --- A8653 JT876
4N seems unambiguous (which isn't to say it worked on this board, lest I bias anyone :), but is there a common sense meaning to 4H in this position?
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: AQJ7x xx AKx xxx
I didn't think of this as much of a problem either, but a friend has convinced himself that the hand is 'too good' for 1S and is unpersuaded by my arguments otherwise, so I wanted to add some wisdom of the crowds to the case.
Sasha Cooper's lead problem: AKJ AT8xx Txx xx
I thought about this at the time, and eventually decided that if we were going to set up the hearts we might well need our 2.5 outside entries, so the risk of getting rid of one of them was too high. In the event I was wrong - P had ...
Phil Clayton's bidding problem: xx QTxxx xx Kxxx
My minority is even minor-er :P
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: 876 2 KQ954 AK93
Yup. We ended up selling out to 2S-1, with 4 making, and both thought we should have bid up.
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: K952 QJ8 A3 A864
'KQxx xxx xx AQJx would be classical minimum values.' I think I'd feel happier about doubling with that - it looks like a hand with substantially better ODR than ours.
Sasha Cooper's bidding problem: K952 QJ8 A3 A864
Well I passed this for similar reasons and got a bad result when opener rebid 1N and I had to pass that out. That's an auction where X obviously rates to be a winner (subject to P having 4 spades), but I struggle to think of any others - if ...
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AK532 QJT Q95 A9
It's unlikely to be true for about 50% of the pairs in *any* field
Yehudit Hasin's bidding problem: AK AKT95 Q T9864
So you want to make a bid on the grounds that no-one knows what it means?

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