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Steven Mcgrahan
Steven Mcgrahan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 8, 2013
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Learned weak NT to start then Acol, then SA, then Precision and then 2/1 (the easiest to learn as more of a treatment). Now try for 2/1 and Precision but often get stuck with SAYC. Recently learned Mosca club with canape and Polish club.

Book i learned bidding most from Precision Bidding in Acol by Eric Crowhurst

Redoubled with overtricks:

2D+2, 3N+2, 4S+2, 2S+3, 1N+3, 1S+3, 2H+4, 4S+1, 4N+2


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Top 2015 Online pts U1000 for ACBL Unit 166
Favorite Tournaments
Hamilton Sectional
Favorite Conventions
fourth suit forcing
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
T-Precision 3.0
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Pre Alert for Lite (HCP wise) opening bids
with a fit them you will miss game. Hand has great playing strength with a fit.
Pre Alert for Lite (HCP wise) opening bids
yes fine in ACBL. Is nice where your judgement to open is backed up by the rules.
Illegal 1NT
From ACBL charts " If an Agreement would be disallowed unless it satisfies a specific High Card Point or shape requirement, a player may not use judgement to include hands with fewer High Card Points or a different shape." Hands contains a singleton and includes 2 suits of 10 cards which ...
Ethics, gamesmanship and the law
Am i going blind or does declarer have 12 top tricks after 9 wins? 5 3 2 & 2 edit never mind i thought he was claiming -1
Steven Mcgrahan's bidding problem: --- AK72 AJT82 KT98
3 is cheapest splinter
....but what if dummy is void?
In obvious shift what is the signal given with a singleton in dummy?
Legal? Ethical?
There is no evidence that partner was given an incomplete disclosure.
A "friendly" game
How about no big deal, I won't let it spike my blood pressure!
Help needed with a player upset with a director's ruling
For some 6-9 pts is weak. Yes, pts often don't give a fair valuation of a hand but what else is there losers?!
Play this Suit Combination
To me some of the possibilities are close. I always get it wrong as the cards lie.

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