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Dale Johannesen
Dale Johannesen
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Triple Squeeze Played As A Double
You can produce a nice-looking partial hand diagram, but you have to outwit the tool's stupid insistence on 13 cards. Copy the ASCII string produced for the full-hand diagram and delete the played cards; it will display properly.
A brilliant bid by a Bridge Winners frequent poster
Don't let the people who think psyches should be barred see this.
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
It's true some of the posts here are US-centric, but there is nothing stopping people in other countries from doing the same if they want to.
Natural??
I believe "in these situations" refers to the following list, and this paragraph is unrelated to the first paragraph. It could be clearer. What isn't clear to me is whether "special system agreement" means the same thing as "special partnership understanding" in the Laws, i.e. a convention,. That ...
Director, please!
David Burn defends a greengrocer's apostrophe! You saw it here, folks. You could refer to it as Hoopy Frood too, but that isn't its name.
Garbage Stayman
One reason (not necessarily compelling) to play 1NT-2-2R-2 as invitational is that it frees up 1NT-2-2-2NT for other use. Our second-round transfers start there, for example.
Director, please!
It's Michaels, not Michael's. After a player Mike Michaels.
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
A little googling turned up this as the only thing outside bridge sites: http://newton.wickedlocal.com/news/20180730/newton-resident-to-compete-for-fourth-international-bridge-medal So how did it get there?
Best name for this squeeze
Interesting. It's a 3-card ending, must be in the literature, right?* But doesn't seem to be clash, guard, vice, winkle or steppingstone. Nothing in Reese's Master Play looks promising. Maybe in Ottlik, I'll have a look later. *Of course, the 3-card Seres squeeze (now called backwash ...
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
For those not used to thinking in Fahrenheit (i.e. everybody outside the US), it's 37 C.
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