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Ken Bowlby
Ken Bowlby
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Member Since
Nov. 21, 2017
Last Seen
Aug. 20
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Canada

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Member of Bridge Club(s)
London Bridge Club (Ontario, Canada)
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Is this forcing?
Most likely shape for partner is 5521. Unless agreed otherwise, I would take the 2NT bid as invitational, and the 3H bid as: Cannot accept - choose a major
YBTJ (and Jury?) - Regional Swiss Teams
My bad - Did not notice it was a team event. With that, all the more reason to bid 4S (Safer when it's wrong).
A "What's this double?" from the world junior online championship
penalty. Could not bid over 1S opener
YBTJ (and Jury?) - Regional Swiss Teams
The 3NT bid (as opposed to 4S) is "operating", which generally produces a top or bottom. If that's what you and partner want to do, then there is no blame to be assigned. I abstained from voting
And I Wanted To ..... (Partner Revenge Fantasies)
"This article is meant in good fun..." When is it "in good fun" to publicly ridicule someone? It is sad to consider that your ex-partner might get to read this article.
I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore
IMO the ruling was correct - You have Qxx with partner's "2nd suit" so a bid of 4S seems right unless others would argue that you should have gone slam investigating? However, IMO the issue is less the ruling and more the TD's words and demeanor (subject to interpretation ...
Ruling fron Eastbourne
See my post below. ACBL rules = DECLARER should NOT announce his/her own misbid before the end of play. I have no knowledge of how EBU rules differ.
Ruling fron Eastbourne
First, it seems clear that they had not discussed the meaning of 2C in advance, so your daughter did nothing wrong. I had a very similar situation come up in a club game, where my partner and I HAD discussed the meaning of a bid - He forgot it, and he ...
Expected turnout for the Soloway KO in San Francisco?
Adam, I hope you cherish your Mother! This wonderful post begs 1-2 questions: Did you get elected? If YES, did you miss Thanksgiving at home? As these are somewhat personal questions, I understand if you don't answer. Cheers
ATB: Languishing in no man's land
West could bid 2NT at his first chance, East could cuebid 3H at his third chance. Both should lead to 3NT
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