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David Burn
David Burn
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Aug. 28, 2010
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about me

A bookful blockhead, ignorantly read

With loads of learned lumber in his head,

Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot

To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.

United Kingdom

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2nd European Winter Games
In view of the presence of Buratti and Lanzarotti (on separate teams) shouldn't all decent folk have boycotted this tournament?
Your Legal/Etiquette View
Your partner has just messed up the defence, but declarer doesn't know whether it was your partner or you. If you show declarer your hand he will know which of the two of you is an idiot, information that it may be in your interests to conceal for the ...
The Best Bridge Writer
The actual answer, "for some measures of whisky", would not have gone down to posterity nearly as well.
Your Legal/Etiquette View
You have just made a contract because an opponent has ducked the setting trick, but you don't know which opponent. You now have a claim, with nothing but high trumps in your hand. Since you can't be sure of being able to find out at the end of ...
Your Legal/Etiquette View
There is no automatic right to see an opponent’s hand at the end of play; if you suspect an irregularity you should proceed in the normal way by summoning the Director. Of course, that official might take a dim view if a polite request has been rudely or nefariously ...
Your Legal/Etiquette View
Laws 7B and 7C refer. It is illegal to touch another player’s cards except (at certain times) with the permission of the Director and with a member of each side present.
BW 2/1: What is 2/1?
No real need to count. For every one of the five one-level opening bids, there are five two-level responses. Mind you, should Richard Fleet and I ever play what would be about our third game together in the forty years we've known one another, we would indeed play only ...
BW 2/1: What is 2/1?
There are, of course, not six but 25 possible sequences involving a two-level response to a one-level opening, more than six of which are in many circles played as forcing to game. The phrase "2/1 GF" means nothing "in terms of system"; it refers to the simple fact that ...
Redoubling a Balancing Double
It shows doubt. What it shows doubt about is that the result will be the same at the other table.
Golf was played in the 2016 Olympics, the first time it had featured since 1904. It will appear in the 2020 Games (or Sports) in Tokyo, a fact that has led to the Kasumigaseki Golf Club admitting women as full members for the first time since 19,040,000 BCE ...

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