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Huub Bertens
Huub Bertens
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 16, 2015
Last Seen
April 8
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Some good, some bad, but winning the CAVENDISH in 2006 was for sure very special
Bridge Accomplishments
Multiple National wins in the Netherlands, 2 european titles, 1 bermuda bowl bronze, NEC cup, YEH brothers, WHITE house, and CAVENDISH. 5 times winner of the MP race in the Netherlands.
Regular Bridge Partners
Member of Bridge Club(s)
WAC, CRASH (netherlands) Bend bridge club, Bend ,Or.
Favorite Tournaments
Dutch MASTERCLASS competition, Bermuda Bowl
BBO Username
H Bertens
ACBL Ranking
Curtis Cheek & Huub Bertens
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EC Montecatini Italy 2017
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Naren & Huub
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Governor Dewine announcement
Maximum 25 tables in each room......
Apportion the blame - no play slam
I play that all that EAST”s pass shows is NO cue bid in spades. Double is shortness, bidding shows ace or king. West has a clear double.
Is this 3 club bid forcing or not forcing playing 2over1 using standard agreements
Funny, where I come from this is standard NON forcing. “All good hands start with double” Surely worth discussing. Good case can be made for dbl=kind of a 2nt bid or better so you can use 2nt as a bid that forces partner to bid 3cl to SO in ...
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David, according to your earlier comment I was not supposed to know that he showed heart support and shortness in spades. If this is true, and I think it is, how could I alert 3 ? Am I missing something? Or is this just to difficult.
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read it all, over and over again.
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Sounds like nobody read what I had to say about all of this and it’s getting quit ridiculous. This is just not how bridge works. 2-2-2-...... what you EXPECT is 2 or 2NT and you are ready to alert this. Suddenly the CHO bids 3 ...
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Not defending myself at all, but if you know you screwed up, yes by the 3 bid, you try to find an ethical solution to this problem. That took me a while and it is absolutely possible I didn’t find it but for sure doing it in tempo ...
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David, very good point. I never realized till I read your comment, that I am not supposed to know partner has heart support and a stiff spade. We play 3NT after we established a fit in a Major as a cuebid for the other Major. That is the main reason ...
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1. I woke up because of the non existing 3 call (although I must admit I hesitated already when I put the 2 bid on the table, no idea why) 2. We have an agreement that almost all of these kind of jumps are splinters. Not specific over ...
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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED Love the discussion, here is the explanation. With this partner I changed the system to 2clubs and 2d both being artificial and strong. 2cl singlesuited or some balanced hands, 2d 2 suited or some balanced hands. Before this we always played a standard American 2cl opening WITH ...

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