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Dick Lont
Dick Lont
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Member Since
May 18, 2012
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March 22
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Bridge Player
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Netherlands

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dicklont
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Down Under Coup
I figured that the dentist pulls a tooth (card) where the orthodontist puts them straight.
Ethical or not?
I can remember a BBO speedball tournament where an opponent did this (playing K from Kx) to me in the last hand of a round. The clock was ticking the time away and he seemed frozen and did not respond when asked to play a card. When he finally played ...
Keycard or Quantitative?
If you have a forcing method to make spades trump it is quantitative. If you don't it has to be keycard. If it was quanti this would show hearts but then he would have been stuck after 1NT - 2 - 2.
Who should have bid?
Only West can be blamed because he could have doubled in the first round when te bidding was at 1-level. Over 1NT passing by East and West is reasonable (wise).
Claim Rules
This looks like a great training method to me. When the aim of a claim is to speed up the play this won't help.
RSI
Use the cardholder if it helps. Someone at our club had to after he broke his arm. He reported better bridgeresults because he played a bit slower and concentrated better.
Two chess players walk into a bar
Yes. So you must do it undeliberatelly :).
Two chess players walk into a bar
GM2 should turn all this to his own advantage. Accept the drink, but don't drink it! Just bring the glass to the mouth now and then, but place it back on the table. That should break GM1's concentration. If that doesn't work, try spilling the drink over ...
Unusual Opening Lead by GIB
I have seen things like this several times in instant tounaments where you play hands that have been played somewhere in BBO history. Most likely the robot has been upgraded after that and now he evaluates the hand and the possible leads differently.
Lecture for Flight B players
First see if Q drops, else finesse for Q. http://www.bcleeuwarden.nl/?p=4785
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