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Shawn Young
Shawn Young
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Sept. 15, 2015
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Oct. 16
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3NT - perhaps this is where Jim is heading
Undiscussed with my regular partner, but in a pick-up situation I would expect it to be to play.
Brigitta Fischer's bidding problem: Kxx KQ Q AKQ9xxx
Playing 2/1, I'm very much in the minority here opening 2. Can't say I mind. If partner has 13 cards I think I want to be in 3NT or 5 more often than not, and the strong opener should keep opponents out. If partner is ...
Potentially Objectionable Content
That new iphone, if I hold it up to someone's face while she sleeps, will it open? ...oh, forgot: asking for a friend...
Is anyone to blame?
I assume the question is about missing 6. I don't see how you get there, and I don't think I want to be there as South. Even looking at both hands, I'm not sure I want to be there with West on lead. Roll it back ...
Original Bridge Event Formats
There exists the very real sport of chessboxing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_boxing Alas my bidding style would likely leave me open to my own regular partner's Bridgeboxing attacks, and someone once taught her to double up on her jab. So I'm out...
Unforgiven
"I think that while there are many people that would solve it when given as a puzzle, few would make the hand at the table."-- HP This, exactly. A well-written tale too (as usual).
Open Toronto Discussion Thread
As a Canadian, I fly foreign carriers whenever I can.
Trick 12 Decision
P2, par 1: "...Best looks to be to take the invitational route with 2♣. " I think from the prior page, that's "...1N".
Mediate This Auction
I see three bids I don't like here. I prefer 3 to X by S. I prefer various options to 4 by N. I have no idea why S bids 5 -- what does that say beyond the original X? Meh.
Bridge is a sport, says preliminary ruling in European Court VAT case
It's my understanding that Curling was able to negotiate certain exemptions in the drug testing protocols as it became an Olympic sport and subjected itself to CAS. Curling, particularly at the highest levels, has a serious amount of physical exertion. (Watch a top sweeping tandem drag a rock down ...
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