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Tom Edwards
Tom Edwards
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Member Since
March 20, 2011
Last Seen
July 21
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Andrzej Matuszewski's bidding problem: AT96 AJ KT653 T6
Right. K&R=14.35
Juraj Kvocek's bidding problem: J7 A5 AK876 KQ72
I agree that natural is the usual understanding, but I think unusual is better.
Chris Derrick's bidding problem: Q5 KT A6 AKQT654
Planning to rebid 3NT, not 3, over any response.
Shailesh Gupta's bidding problem: AQxxx AKx AT9 Ax
KnR = 22.65
The Worst Convention Ever
Minorwood. 2 double negative response to 2. Weak jump shift responses.
Andreas Babsch's bidding problem: K54 AQJ7 6 KQT65
I don't see why 4 should say anything about hearts.
Nicholas France's bidding problem: 754 T83 QJ95 972
Good question. There was a time, in the distant past, when the jump to 4 had a specific meaning: trump support, but no Aces or Kings, no singleton or voids. I don't know if that meaning still holds.
Slow Tricks
Page 4, "Since there is no danger of an end-play, you might as well duck in case partner has 3 spades and it is important to keep communication with him." The play to trick 1 makes it clear that declarer has the missing 8.
USA1 Semifinals, Day 2
When I saw him take the finesse for two overtricks, possibly risking his contract, I thought, "Kids, don't try this at home."
Tom Edwards's bidding problem: --- AQT6 AQ62 AKJ64
For the Record In a Swiss, both players holding the problem hand overcalled 2. At the other table, 2 was passed out for +170. At our table, the bidding went 1D 2C P P X(?) 2D 2S P P 3S P 3NT 4S 4NT P P P --- AQTx ...

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