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Anthony Taglione
Anthony Taglione
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Member Since
Sept. 25, 2015
Last Seen
June 5
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Something a lot of people seem to forget is that Bridge is meant to be fun.


Every hand an adventure, every bid a thrill!

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Comparable calls?
It's the director's job to determine whether the UI leads to a result which would not normally be reached. The TD can adjust under law 23C if he views that the infraction helped the offending side to a favourable outcome.
Comparable calls?
The extra spade is fine, since a hand with six spades is a subset of hands with five+ spades.
Schrödinger's Dummy Rights
Which reminds me of the pseudo-scientific question "What is a quark?" As anyone knows, it's the sound made by an upper-class duck.
Ruling fron Eastbourne
It seems to me that "mercurial" warrants a DP. As Ed alludes to above, the 2C was a mis-bid, not an indication of an agreement.
Awful Contract
With my Precision partner, we play it the other way around from Kit, ie after interference (other than 1) we double with GF values and bid with 5-8 points. Either one can work better on any given hand. Over a 1 interference, we pass with 0-4, double with ...
Bridge Stories and Jokes
Dummy had the right to prevent the ongoing leads from declarer but maybe he was too occupied with laughing.
More 4 card Majors in Precision
With my Precision partner, the auction would go something akin to... 1 - 1 (8-10 points and a five-card suit somewhere) 1 (what suit) - 2 (it's diamonds) 2 (acknowledged) - 2 (I also have a 4-card spade suit) 3 (I like that) - 4 ...
Is Not Making an Idiot Play Hard?
Robot sits there shaking his (or her) head in disgust.
Is minus 2800 a fair ruling?
I saw Pete Hollands's day-review earlier and I think it was deemed that the defence wasn't obvious for the full 2800.
Matchpoints bottom score
I'm passing, given the vulnerability and cards sitting over the opener.

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