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Barry Rigal
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Aug. 17, 2010
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Barry Rigal Glenn Milgrim
15-17 NT; Short club plus transfer responses. 2/1 GF bar 'rebid'
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Barry Rigal Glenn Milgrim 2014
15-17 NT; Short club plus transfer responses. 2/1 GF bar 'rebid'
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Poker anyone?
Mark Bartusek preempted me...I'm fairly sure it was Dallas 1997 or so. Maybe just before Kaplan died I sent Jeff Rubens an article for Edgar Kaplan to author which also included the Helgemo intra-finesse, that appeared in that same summary article. I do not recall if Mark gave ...
Computer Bridge: Inferences from the Play to a Trick
Al Levy, who understands these things far better than me, has a deal that exemplifies one of the problems computers need to tackle. In the later stages of the computer competition at Orlando both computers misses a single-dummy defense to a slam of baring a king in the ending because ...
Down Under Coup
Given that my dentist has just recommended I floss using a waterpik I suppose a Frenchman would call it the "What? A Pique?" coup. Maybe it loses a little in the translation.
Improve my analysis!
Thank all. This hand is actually from the WC finals and I switched the suits (hence the initial cock-up). West had in this version xx KJ10x QJ10xx 10x I leave it up to you to determine if she should have given different Smith but I don't see how the ...
Interference with Queen ask
Bitter experience has taught me that even if we thought we had the suits sufficiently under control occasionally a double from the opponents alerts us to the fact that we are wrong for the purposes of playing a small slam. So as suggested above, when a relay is doubled ignore ...
Improve my analysis!
As now noted above in the article -- partner follows with the 10 on the second round. Apologies!
Improve my analysis!
Apologies...take another look at the fixed -- I hope -- version.
What is the best Grosvenor Gambit you've seen?
Michael Rosenberg dropped the king from KJ when I led out the ace and he was sitting over dummy which had Q10xxxx. I guess I was marked not to hold four from the bidding but anyway I had three and finessed against Zia on the second round. I think he ...
Problem D
The Italian style of using 2C/D as 5-4 and 5-5 majors here might make 2 more attractive than 2?
Shireen Mohandes's bidding problem: KJT AQ8752 AQ8 7
When neither hearts nor spade raises look good, temporize with 2D. If I can get past this bid... (c) Al Roth

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