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Barry Plotkin
Barry Plotkin
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Oct. 2, 2013
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How low have you run an opponent out of pass cards?
Is passing allowed under the Open Chart? :)
Barry Plotkin's bidding problem: A9 AKQx A9xxx Qx
The way this was given to me all weak rebids go through 2NT--you can't stop in 2S here. Not ideal perhaps, but those were the conditions I was told.
Was this a fielded psyche and is the psychic bidder allowed to coach his client when the director is called?
You are allowed to make a "grandstand catch" of a psych that is based on bridge logic. You are NOT allowed to make a "grandstand catch" of a psych that is based solely on your knowledge of partner's proclivities, as you said, Steve Bloom. In this example, East should ...
Boyd, Bramley, and Radin Elected to ACBL HOF
Still no Marty Bergen...
Which version of Precision?
A good example for you--Klinger's Power System was illegal short of the Superchart.
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Playing Precision, 3H should be a control asking bid in hearts. Assuming 3NT=2nd round control, 7S makes sense.
Seeking regular opponents for Bridge Base Online
I'd have to speak to my partner, but I think we could possibly do a couple of evenings. Do you have any problems playing against weird systems (MICS--canape with a Precision base)?
Barry Plotkin's bidding problem: J96 AK85 Q862 Q6
I'm shocked at how heavy the vote was to open this.
Who's the Joker?
As I understand the rules, how can this hand do ANYTHING ethically but bid 4S? You have a situation where it is likely one player is psyching. As I understand the rules, you may only make a grandstand catch of pd's psych by bridge logic. Doing anything--Pass or 3S--is ...
Multi 2D/Mini-Multi 2D and the new ACBL convention charts
I'll beat on it until the Board of Directors gets it's head out of its a** on this issue. It's ridiculous that you cannot play Multi in a Flight A pair event.
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