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Anthony Taglione
Anthony Taglione
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Member Since
Sept. 25, 2015
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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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Club UI problem
It varies from club to club, Wayne. I have one local club where the director is freely called as a matter of course and it's very rare that people try to resolve their own issues at the table or the experienced try to browbeat the inexperienced into accepting their ...
Club UI problem
No one's mentioned the double-shot aspect to this. If 5x makes we get a top, if it goes off, we're still good for 4.
Club UI problem
It goes... "I acknowledge partner's hesitation"... 5 I think double goes off the radar after the hesitation.
Rule Question -- Remembering the contract
The Law says that you are not entitled to aids to memory but does not prohibit them. I'd suggest that it's legal until someone objects to the practice. 40B2(d) Unless the Regulating Authority provides otherwise a player is not entitled to any aids to his memory, calculation ...
Max X after wrench in the works?
Likewise, bid 3 to compete, double to suggest more, if partner is willing.
Communication Is The Problem To The Answer
A diamond is, effectively, a passive lead. Make the guy work for his tricks.
Stratification Issue
Is this relevant? In Yorkshire, we have an annual "Play Without the Experts" which is restricted to Jack and below. I saw at least four players who took the chance to enter, since their grade was enjoying a slump.
Stratification Issue
The same consideration ought to be given to Improvers events. Currently, the requirement for an Improvers event is that the player be below Master (5,000 master-points) with no consideration of playing strength. It's a little ridiculous that anyone above rank 8 or so still be classed as an ...
ATB for a doubled 3S
East, having bid 3 has to pull to 4. West's double has to promise support for clubs.
Cue bid/ splinter in partners suit
"Oh, sorry partner, I thought it was Gerber"

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