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Filippos Karamanlis
Filippos Karamanlis
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 10, 2010
Last Seen
June 20
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I love natural bidding and penalty doubles :).

I have run the "Greek Islands" Bridge Festival for the last 5 years and recently published the exclusive bridge magazine "Finesse".

 

Country
Greece

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Manolis Protonotarios
Member of Bridge Club(s)
OPAF
Favorite Tournaments
European Championship
BBO Username
Firfos7
ACBL Ranking
None
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Peeking
Yes, what is the problem if all players agree?
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: 963 K8762 Q7 J53
Partner opened 3H with xx AJ109x J109xx x
Another 2N-bid
2 places to play or weak in hearts
Cuebid swap?
http://www.militos.org/finesse/mobile/index.html#p=18 In Greece we just call it "duboin"
Redouble Trouble: Current Standard Expert Practice?
And how you double them when they get unlucky?
Yet Another Look
Thank you for your research and analysis!
Do you consider this pass forcing?
yes unless white vs red
What do you return?
I like Patrick Laborde's response. As the count of the suit is evident from the bidding, coming back the 5 of spades, in general principles will help partner to find the correct switch (in our case club from Qxx)
ACBL Attendance Dropoff - 2016-2018
I don't know about regionals and sectionals but I can tell you the feedback I receive for the nationals: People from Europe and Middle-East are less inclined to play in a national because they find the atmosphere more hostile(opponent's behavior, director calls and rulings etc) than the ...
How do you play the second double?
Ax Kx KJ10x AQJxx Axx Kx KJx AKTxx
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