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Steve Nolan
Steve Nolan
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 12, 2016
Last Seen
June 14
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Dan McKinley; formerly Dave Kresh (first regular partner)
Member of Bridge Club(s)
District 142 Unit game
Favorite Conventions
Penalty double; business redouble
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
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Stig Holmquist's bidding problem: 32 A4 AKT85432 A
And if the opener's partner had alerted that the club suit might not have been a real suit, the opponent would have done what differently?
I don‘t understand Drury
I understand Drury but usually forget it.
Something bothering me about bridge...
Drape your other hand behind the cards as a visual barrier. The opponents won't see your cards and it is really obvious if they are trying.
What would you do?
I answered before the clarification that 1D was precision. Partner's pause suggested that he was in two minds because he had more than just diamonds. Could have been good hearts or long clubs.
What would you do?
Bid 3D. I think 3C and double are out.
Diamonds - ever or never?
East passed initially and had no choice but to cash the Ace of spades immediately. Since he has already shown up with two aces, the heart king is probably with west. That alone doesn't answer the ultimate question of how to play this. I'm going to play a ...
Which quiz is most sophisticated?
Defense is harder at the table, but I think declarer positions make for the most satisfying problems because they tend to reward analytical logic and are more likely to have a right answer.
How much edge do you need to justify variance?
Early in the session, take the percentage line. Late in the session, go for broke if you need a high board to place.
Laura Farrer's bidding problem: A ATxxx xxx Q8xx
3D. Bluhmer.
Is this defence to precision as mad as I think it is.
It doesn't seem like it would work, but experimental evidence trumps theory, so if you decide to try it let us know how it went.

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