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Hugh Hughes
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Member Since
Jan. 8, 2017
Last Seen
April 1
Member Type
Bridge Player
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Platinum LM, 100+ BRQs, club director

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
2005 GNT Flight A national champ, Epson Pairs winner 1993(?)
Favorite Tournaments
Greenville SC Regional, Gatlinburg TN Regional, Charlotte NC
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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Director Question ... how does one handle insane bidding?
A diamond lead (4th from longest/strongest) makes it tougher for declarer, but 5nt is a double dummy make on any lead.
Director Question ... how does one handle insane bidding?
It looks like they arrived in the normal spot, albeit using a non-standard approach. 1s-1nt(forcing)-2nt-3nt. This looks like "rub of the green" in that bidding like this will get you a bottom WAY more often than a top. As someone above said, if you play 10 boards against ...
Hugh Hughes's bidding problem: xxxx xxx xxx xxx
If you had the sK and the cA, would you bid 6c, 6s, or other? If you had 4 small spades and the cA, what would you say?
Hugh Hughes's bidding problem: J83 J7 964 KQJ42
A priori it may be more likely for ONE to hold Axx than to hold Ax, but our holding FIVE clubs may (I haven't checked) skew the possibility for Pard so that he holds Ax more often than Axx. I am interested in how you came to this conclusion ...
Your preferred defenses vs. 1NT
With my regular partner and three sometimes partners I play Dbl = good hand, 2c=Diamonds or Mm (pard NORMALLY bids 2d), 2d=majors, 2h=h, 2s=s, 2nt=minors, 3any=natural. With one occasional partner I play DONT but I do not like it.
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