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Kieran Dyke
Kieran Dyke
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 25, 2015
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Professional based in London.


Numerous national wins in Australia and now a few in England, most recently the Brighton Swiss Pairs.

Bronze medal, 2015 European teams.


I play on BBO as Woozle.

United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Beating Monaco in the Round of 16, 2015 European Teams, Tromso.
Bridge Accomplishments
Bronze medal, 2015 European teams. Numerous national events in Australia and England.
Regular Bridge Partners
Fiona Brown, Justin Howard, Michael Byrne. Partners back in Australia included Ron Klinger, Peter Gill and Ishmael Delmonte.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
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Hypothetical UI question
Information you have from authorised sources is clean. However, the situation is a bit different if you just inferred that declarer denied an ace, instead of concrete information like a Blackwood response.
Slow double - should I pull anyway?
If my partner hasn't figured out that I have a minimum with short spades, he's deaf.
Paul Dalley's bidding problem: AT2 7 AJ5 Q98762
3S is an excellent bid, with just two tiny flaws.
Martin Lindfors's bidding problem: K543 J96 --- AKQ986
3H wasn't so much "cowardly" as "comatose".
Soner Cubukcu's bidding problem: xxxxx Q9xx JTx x
"You have a decent six card suit? That's nothing. I have a four card suit and a three card suit to choose from".
meaning of a bid
A Bluhmer would be genuinely impossible bid in a suit known to contain length. That doesn't apply here.
Merijn Groenenboom's bidding problem: KQT964 AJ54 5 Q9
2H and 2S are both OK. With the spades headed by the ace, I'd heavily prefer 2H.
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: xx JT8xx AQ9xx x
A heart fit won't help us outbid spades any better than a diamond raise.
meaning of a bid
Whatever he has, he should have been bidding earlier.
Andy Caranicas's bidding problem: T62 AJ52 A AJT92
With your example hand, I would have bid 5C. Remove a big card, and 4C at a minimum. If he has a singleton heart, I really don't think I'm buying a fourth club.

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