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Stuart King
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July 17, 2017
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May 17
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John Portwood's bidding problem: KJT764 AT5 --- AQ54
I pass here. But only to be consistent with the previous action. I would not have bid 3 the first round.
Properly explaining a transfer accept
I suppose I mean I would suggest that they ask my partner about my bid rather than explaining it directly.
Properly explaining a transfer accept
As others have suggested I would normally start by saying something to the effect of "balanced 10-12, may or may not have heart support." For all I know they are aware of the meanings of 1 and 1NT. If they appear confused by the explanation or if I have ...
What do you say if anything?
This depends heavily on the partner. My usual approach is to say nothing at the time and to talk about it after the game, assuming this is with a regular partner. With a pick-up partner there is little point saying anything. I have one partner who is very actively trying ...
Memphis Natl Fast Pairs win taken away by Directors
The line has to be somewhere...
Memphis Natl Fast Pairs win taken away by Directors
Randy, by your logic no break can ever be enough... 2-4 seconds is not a tempo break. 3-5 seconds shares 2 numbers with 2-4 so also cannot be a tempo break. etc.
Not a bidding poll
The odds for X here are terrible.
Memory/Visualisation
If you gave me a hand I would tend to visualise it in newspaper style layout but with cards instead of digits. I you then gave me the dummy for that deal I would visualise it in vertical columns of cards as you would layout the dummy on the table ...
Opening pass out of turn when pard is the first to bid
They are allowed to bid however they like in all cases. However, if they choose a call that is not comparable their partner will have to pass at their next turn and there may be lead restrictions if they end up defending. The director should also consider any potential UI ...
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