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Wesley May
Wesley May
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 6, 2012
Last Seen
Oct. 9
Member Type
Bridge Teacher
about me

I develop LearnBridge (www.learnbridge.com), an interactive e-book app.

I work at Facebook and run the Facebook Menlo Park Bridge Club.

Country
Canada

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Having an all-D21 final in the 2019 GNT-C
Bridge Accomplishments
2nd place GNT-C (2019), 6th place NAP-C (2017)
Regular Bridge Partners
Aaron Mayerson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Facebook Menlo Park Bridge Club
Favorite Conventions
New Minor Forcing, the most useful convention not included in SAYC
BBO Username
wjomlex
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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A Bridge Swifty
Hm, worked fine in my English (and I think it's my favourite of the lot).
A Bridge Swifty
"How am I supposed to get rid of these losers?" asked Tom roughly.
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
That's way more upgrade warning than I've ever seen in such a lesson. I approve :D
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
I feel like a large part of the problem is that the easiest examples of learning to count points (in the play) come when an opponent has opened 1NT. I remember reading such a defense problem and then later putting my newfound superpower into practice at a club game. Declarer ...
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
It looks like the new convention charts from 2018 allow 7222. From the definition of a “natural” bid: “A NT opening bid or overcall that contains no voids, no more than one singleton, which must be an ace, king, or queen, and that does not contain 10 or more cards ...
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
@Michael: I did take that as mostly a joke until I started re-reading the new convention charts and then thought “ah, he has a legitimate point” :)
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
The ACBL explicitly allows opening 1NT with 6-3-2-2, but I haven’t seen any guidance on how you’d announce it.
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
> Doesn’t ACBL put a lower limit Not that I’ve seen. The alert procedures largely just have this to say: Example: 1NT (showing 15-17 HCP) Partner says immediately, “Fifteen to seventeen.” Example: 1NT (showing 14HCP with a five-card suit to 17 – without a five-card suit) Partner says immediately, “Fourteen ...
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
Thanks to you, Lori, and Will for opinions last night :)
Wesley May's lead problem: T97542 A97 --- A876
Forgot lead agreements: 3rd and low from length, otherwise standard
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