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Barry Rigal
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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David Yoon Barry Rigal III
2/1 GF in non-competitive auctions (NT jump GF auctions = 15-17)
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Jumps in comp
44 votes and counting....what is the record number of votes for one answer before someone broke the chain -- and doubtless suffered 10 years bad luck.
Ignominious Senior Push
See the series on 'decompression' in Bridge World by Stefan Ralescu and me.
ATB - How did we let this through?
Thank you for bringing this up. The best reason I know for playing it is to confuse opponents as to which your signal is. (all the people I know who do it don't tend to be helpful when you ask about which signal is given in which position -- but ...
Assess the blame (13)
For the record. This might be a hand where playing 3 as an artificial response to the x of 3 lets you bid 3 as constructive. There is a lot more to it than that of course, but it might start you off on a better track ...
WOLFSON is Senior USA2
I'm sure they have you lined up as the substitute 'Alan' if one is needed.
Familiar face in a Chessbase article...
By the way Jon Speelman was a keen bridge player at School and also played some at college.
Familiar face in a Chessbase article...
Even though I thought (correctly) I knew who I was looking for I did not find them. Time does not change everyone for the worse.
Plan the bidding and then play.
Yes you do have to tell us. This could be all about how to plan the trump reduction after two rounds of spades see West showing out. In such a case -- since you need East to follow three times in hearts -- the play goes SAK and now you need the ...
Who's crazy ?
I thought the person who bid 2 on the first deal would bid 3 or 4 on the second. Bidding less...now that's crazy?
common game thursday May 18
The antiquated methods in play require opener with no shortness to go high or low; there was no midpoint of 'extras in balanced 12-14' range. Were a 3 'all minimums no void' to be in use, you could differentiate at the next turn to show hands with no extras ...
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