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Larry Lowell
Larry Lowell
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 21, 2010
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired Chemical Engineer.

 

I have most system books in English.

 

2018: Looking for Strong Club partnership, District 7, TN, GA, NC, SC, VA

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing in the Vanderbilt 2002 in Houston and meeting Kathi Wei. Standing in front of Benito Garozzo in Chicago (2015).
Bridge Accomplishments
NAOP-C Winner TX 1998, Winning 3 KOs @ Atlanta Regional 2005, 89 GMP; 1st in Educational Pairs - Virginia Beach 2010 Regional, 67%; ACBL Goodwill Award, Unit 165, 2014. Winning 2015 Knoxville Summer Sectional with 41 SMP. 78% game in 2017 playing 2/1 in 5 table game.
Regular Bridge Partners
Dwayne Hoffman - Keylime BLM, Robin Kell GLM, Robert Levedsque SLM, Charlotte Rueschenberg DLM
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Knoxville Area Bridge Clubs (Director of Thur AM), Oak Ridge Bridge Association (Teacher)
Favorite Tournaments
Gatlinburg, TN Regional
Favorite Conventions
Strong Club and Canape with 4-cd Majors, 2016: Mosca Club with canape.
BBO Username
PrecisionL
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Mosca Strong Club
Strong Club with Canape
Copy to my cards View/Print
Copy of Precision - Lowell/Donner
Precision Club - with transfers
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Copy of Larry and Steve
Mosca Club, Canape
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Copy of 2/1 Stephi
2 over 1
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2/1 Jerry - Larry
2 over 1
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Precision 1C-1D-1H relay and 4441 hands
Here are the Johnson-Berkowitz notes for 1 - 1 - 1M https://web.archive.org/web/20160826074031/http://www.reginabridge.com/conventions/bigclub/bc_jb1c.txt Edited: 8/13/18 The url listed above, does have a 4441 hand by opener scheme: 1-1; 2 = 3-suiter, 19+ HCP, forces ...
Help with Precision Club please
Here is the reference to the Johnson-Berkowitz notes for 1 - 1 - ? auctions: https://web.archive.org/web/20160826074031/http://www.reginabridge.com/conventions/bigclub/bc_jb1c.txt
Raptor over 1!H
1NT for takeout: 8-14 and 0-2 and 3+ ? 3+ 3+ X = Power Double, a good 15 and any distribution
Mini & Weak No Trump
We play Swine as our run-out as the 4-cd suits are identified for opener.
UI question #1623
What double? Is there some missing information? Edit: Slow 4 - I still pass. What is the rest of the story? I have a similar tale from Atlanta that I might post after knowing the details of this board.
All your minors in 1!D (including a relay system to show exact pattern)
Strong is still (a) 15+ or, new: (b) rule of 24, 14+ hcp, or new: (c) 5 controls and within 1 trick of game (assuming evenly suit breaks).
Mini & Weak No Trump
Then you have the problem of 5-cd major and balanced. One solution is to play Keri (Modified) over 1NT: 1NT - 2 = Asking for 5-c major, if not bid 2. Now if responder bids a major, it is 4 or 5-cds and invitational. This approach keeps you 1-level lower ...
Defensive carding questions
Deleted.
Can North ethically bid again?
So I reconsidered what kinds of hands South would bid again.
Can North ethically bid again?
So I reconsidered what kinds of hands South would bid again. (a) Extra strength, or (b) 6 or 7 with prime values (As & Ks). Even so (b) would require AQxxxx A x AQxxx, extra strength plus distribution. Therefore, UI is in play and pass by North becomes a logical ...
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