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Steven Mcgrahan
Steven Mcgrahan
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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

Country
Canada

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Top 2015 Online pts U1000 for ACBL Unit 166
Favorite Tournaments
Hamilton Sectional
Favorite Conventions
fourth suit forcing
BBO Username
Steve2005
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
T-Precision
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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