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Tom Peters
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King please or Jack please? ;)
Singleton queen is a winning case for leading the king. There is no equivalent winning case for the jack.
The age of paranoia
Yu, did you really mean to respond to me? Because I never said anything like that.
Ian Grant's bidding problem: Q872 A97 932 AK2
3 is the end of Jacoby. What happens next depends on your slam bidding machinery after a major suit fit is found. Basically you cuebid in some fashion.
King Please or Thank you?
Actually impetuous behavior is human. South made a mistake in the heat of the moment. He gets whatever reprimand or punishment the Director thinks is fair. Then we never speak of this again.
The age of paranoia
"I wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of a recorder form. Would you?" I don't care. The things that happen at my table aren't secrets. Please just get the facts right.
King Please or Thank you?
South could have known that grabbing the king and playing it might mislead Declarer. If I thought there was damage I would apply Law 23 and adjust the score.
The age of paranoia
Zero tolerance does not change the Laws to make legal acts illegal. EW have the right to call the Director if they are concerned that an irregularity may have occurred. They don't need proof and they don't need to know what the irregularity is. They do need to ...
Protection ?
South knows that Declarer is void in spades. Switching to a spade at trick 3 is pointless and can only cause problems. If North's carding leaves open the possibility that he only has two diamonds then continuing with a diamond in hopes of a ruff seems clear. If North ...
Protection ?
I agree completely that 5-type bids are much more common after BITs then without them. But in many cases it's precisely because 5 is in the range of possibility for a player that the BIT is able to influence him. A player who understands that captaincy applies ...
Protection ?
I'm not suggesting that it alters the legal situation. I am addressing statements that it's obvious that the BIT caused the 5 bid. It's not.
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