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Dave Waterman
Dave Waterman
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Member Since
Dec. 5, 2010
Last Seen
13 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Of course.  Isn't everything about me? 

 

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Spouse (Terry)
Favorite Tournaments
Vegas
Favorite Conventions
Those which plug a hole, rather than create holes
BBO Username
aguahombre
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Dave & Terry Waterman
2/1 Game Force
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1!S-1NT/2NT-3!D
"you were too weak for 2s initially" This has always been a mystery to me. With a weak raise of the highest suit, people think it is a good idea to give the person in 4th chair the entire two-level to begin competition. But, it isn't a complaint; I ...
Conventions that work best (when they don't come up)
That is not OP's question. He asks for tools you like which are even better because of the negative inferences when they were not used.
1!S-1NT/2NT-3!D
Yep.
Your Legal/Etiquette View
DB: "Your partner has just messed up the defence....." Brings back a fond memory. The only time Terry ever refused to show her hand was in a situation like that. Fred Hamilton very politely asked; she nearly shouted "NO". Everyone laughed.
Follow-up: Opener's 2nd rebid
That is a polite way of saying it. I was thinking: if you don't want to tell partner how many clubs you have, why bother saying how many hearts you have?
Your Legal/Etiquette View
I'm sure what you stated must be the way it is, and won't ask you to cite (spew) the section. Doesn't change the way I think it should be. While I have the privilege of playing a hand it should be considered mine; after that, no. We ...
Your Legal/Etiquette View
As a practical matter, I understand why an opponent or the TD should be present (7C) if a hand is removed from a board. I am not convinced that a hand should be considered any particular person's hand after play has ended at that table.
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
Opening 1M bids are not strong enough these days for 10-point hands to be invitational to 3nt.
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
That was our agreement for several years. Then we switched to: -3=invite, maybe 2 hearts and maybe 3. -2nt=nt invite suggesting 3-1(5-4). -2=more minor oriented, game invite.
Bidding Problem in Real Time
Glad I could provide something to misdirect from the subject. Pretend it said 'effect' and 'probing'.
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