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Andonis Dalgas
Andonis Dalgas
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 9, 2013
Last Seen
14 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
I was dummy watching partner go down -7 in 1NT doubled.
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HAL, Watson, Deep Blue and ?
"Sorry pd"
Andonis Dalgas's bidding problem: QJ9 QJ8652 A7 A3
Partner's hand was 542 A3 K95432 75. Defending 3 results in down 1 and 40%, 3 makes thanks to friendly spade distribution. 3 goes down due to 4-1 heart distribution.
ATB : Expensive Misdefense
A small chance that the unusual order of cashing trumps could "wake" partner to something unusual or need for immediate action.
ATB : Expensive Misdefense
If N decides to cash two trumps and then switch to his singleton , he can take first trick with A of trumps instead of the K.
Bridge Anecdotes
Had a friend to whom we did the same trick. After that he began peeping into both LHO and RHO's hands, to double check.
Double dummy challenge -- (please don't spoil it for others)
Assign the (no) blame
1-DBL-4-Pass Pass-5-Pass-5H
Squeeze threat recognition
Sorry maybe I'm mixing up terminology. I recall compound squeeze as two opponents stopping both suits and one opponent stops an additional threat. On the winner before the squeeze card that 3 suit stopper gives away one of them so it has become a double squeeze now.
Squeeze threat recognition
I agree that we must avoid committing to a double squeeze too early, but don't think it's a compund squeeze position. This hand is a pure guess between a double squeeze (As Mr. Jackson shows) and a simple squeeze. The play until diagram 4 caters for both squeezes ...
From Monaco's Bridge Federation, Mr Jean-Charles Allavena
Are these the words of president of a national bridge federation or of an angry teenager who cannot control his temper: "...(he doesnt call them threads, they are supposed to be friendly recommandations, thanks my friend!!)..." "...For this reason, we've said to M. Brogeland that we could use the ...

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