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David Patterson
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April 24, 2014
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I tend to lead passively against players who won't necessarily find the best line if left to their own devices, and aggressively against declarers who I think play the hands well. I'm also likely to pick the lead I think most likely to be made by the majority ...
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Thank you that is wonderful
ATB, but I get the couch
Three-card raises--- are they automatic?
How much does it change anyone’s opinion if the hand is Q32 2 KQ432 A432 ?
How should East-West get into this auction?
As no-one has suggested it - it has to be wrong. But I play this type of hand as an immediate 1NT overcall. 14-17 and it hasn't caused many problems.
Theory vs Practice
Why doesn't line #3 also get the 3-2 break with AJ doubleton offside? He is also allowed to reason that E will only take the A first time if he has AJ doubleton. He is only committed to finessing the J on the second occasion if the A was ...
I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore
We are discussing a pair who can't agree on whether a two level bid shows clubs or diamonds Yet we are assuming that they will know what trump suit they have agreed, which bids are forcing and what sort of Blackwood they are playing. After the start they made ...
I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore
There are hands on which it is impossible to restore any sort of bridge equity. In this case a pair couldn't remember something as basic as whether or not they were playing transfers after overcalls. Any attempt to predict how this pair will behave in the rest of the ...
A puzzle solved
I think that the overtrick is a red herring and clouds the true issue. The point must be that West immediately knows that his partner has not led a singleton and therefore does not pursue the most obvious line of defense, and in fact the only line of defense that ...
"Director, declarer had no problem but did not give away his holding!"
It is complete insanity to ask a kibitzer. They often have an affiliation to the players they kibitz. And can completely side with their version of events without consciously lying. It is like asking a Steeler's fan if Franco Harris' "immaculate reception" really was a catch

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