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Wayne Burrows
Wayne Burrows
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Jan. 7, 2011
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May 20
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What does 4S mean here?
If 4 denies a diamond control then 4 better have one.
Question for Mathematicians
Does Meckwell not allow you to bid with single suited hands?
A rumor I heard....
"Wayne, how did the ruling go?" I didn't bother to call it was in some low grade tournament albeit opposite a regular tournament player.
A rumor I heard....
"Guess how many spades LHO had." My guess is enough to want to play in 2 DOUBLED. As an aside we played new suits natural and non forcing for quite some time. During that time we psyched the new suit often enough that we thought we had established a ...
A rumor I heard....
I once opened 3 in third seat my LHO questioned the meaning with my partner and was told it was a weak pre-empt with normally seven hearts. He then doubled and his partner bid 3 which came to him. He again quizzed my partner about the meaning of ...
Tempo question ( too fast over a jump)
As I said the last person to insta bid in a high level auction against me had the hand or the equivalent that you say is ruled out - a balancedish minimum. Thinking back I can think of several other situations where the insta bidder had nothing like the perfect cards ...
Suit combination: QJ8x opposite A7xxx
There are reasons to not take the finesse. Those reasons might depend on the rest of the hand. For example, there might not be convenient entries or their might be a danger of an adverse ruff.
Suit combination: QJ8x opposite A7xxx
Running the queen is also the best play for the maximum number of tricks.
The Most Amazing Grand
You might get there on the Q lead but on a neutral trump lead, as described, I can't see any reason to play north rather than south for the A and once you play north for the A you still need all of the other significant spades with south ...
The Most Amazing Grand
On the trump lead variation, in practice you wouldn't play the K (without some significant other information). The transferring of the menace requires one hand to hold the QJT9 and north to hold the A but without that manoeuvre the squeeze might be operating with the correct hand ...

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