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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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Member Since
May 5, 2011
Last Seen
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Member Type
Bridge Player

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Favorite Bridge Memory
A X of 3NT in 1981...
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Double Bay Bridge Centre
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The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
ok, in order: 1. GB's 1966 2 opening. All this stuff about 1 being forcing/not forcing is a red-herring. The fact remains that GB underbid his hand by an ace and a trump, and found partner with a jack. Boye Brogeland: [i]My approach to discover ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Larry wrote, "A gambling bid or a stupid bid or something else?" Something else. Danny Kleinman: [i]Far better to open 1 — forcing, in the Roman System - planning to rebid 3 and forgetting about the clubs (which cannot be shown after a 1 or 1 opening ...
French carding agreements
KQx xx AKxxx xxx After 1 - 1, what options are there, besides 2?
French carding agreements
Simple rules: - If you are giving a signal, use the clearest (non-costly) card - It follows that he play of a card denies the card immediately above
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Judy: I am sure Richard is busy penning an apology to Bobby. [i]In a similar vein, all this talk about the CIA and Burgay tapes sounds lot like the fanciful tales that I hear from my 10 year (sic) nephew... Some people might be impressed hearing random references to ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
The bridge autobiographies of Hamman, Swanson and Wolff all state that the BT cheated. Swanson goes into more detail than BH or BW. The fact is, the WBF had a policy of "minimise the scandal" from its inception until quite recently. Maybe things have changed; we will see.
The Return of the Curse of the Blue Team
I think it unlikely that Amazon will ever stock the book, but I'm only the author, and so know little about it.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Bd 37 - it was Mathe-VdP who bid 6. Both minor-suit queens were required for 7; not so easy in 1962. The Italian auction to 4NT is astounding. 4 was not a suit, it showed 14HCP(!) Under the Table ...
...but Boy were they dreadful!
By what means can you justify assertions about my "main arguments" when you say (elsewhere): [i]I guess I'd have to read the book, and then look through all of the WC records, and I have no interest in doing either. ... I don't expect to be buying Avon ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I received a four emails pointing out that I have not dealt with the criticism that Michael Hargreaves has made in this comment section. I did not do so because I could not read his comments, what with Mr Hargreaves being on my Ignore list (along with Dean Pokorny and ...

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