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Louis Dekker
Louis Dekker
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Member Since
Sept. 25, 2015
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Bridge Player
about me

Enjoy playing bridge and watching most other sports.

More interested in bidding than in playing, but that's probably because declaring is the worst part of my game Embarassed.


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Bridge Accomplishments
2nd in Dutch Mixed Teams Championships 2015
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Ruit and 2Klaveren in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Yuan Shen's bidding problem: 3 AQ8 4 KQJ98643
One does not follow from the other imo
Just wondering why the Passers aren't asked if they would be surprised if 1NT might be considered winning in the long run :)
Bidding minor suit hands after partner opens 2NT
Good luck. Part of the fun of bridge is 'assembling' your system. In the end more important will always be: [b]how[/b] did you use your available tools? More tools than your opponents don't necessarily mean you will play better :)
Bidding minor suit hands after partner opens 2NT
Forgot: 2NT-3-3NT-4: i have a 6-crd m (and presumably some interest in a M as well). Now 4 asks and 4 = ; 4NT= So 2NT-3-3NT-4-4 = 5-crd (not 5+)
Bidding minor suit hands after partner opens 2NT
We use a similar system as some above: 3 is a Relay to 3NT, either to play or to introduce a single-suiter m or a 2-suiter mm. However there are also hands with which you want to explore for a M-fit first and if that doesn't exist, you ...
Slow double - should I pull anyway?
I don't think i can pull this now, but am a little bit surprised that nobody has even mentioned bidding 4. That could be 1) a much better fit and 2) perhaps even more important will almost certainly be a much better lead in case we end up ...
MULTI 2D Responses
Also, bidding 2 makes it much easier for them to double you if partner happens to have a weak 2
MULTI 2D Responses
So basically we should be unhappy at finding a 9(+) card fit and anything between 6 and 24 hcp before the opponents have done anything. They can now start ´investigating´ at the 3 level and that´s going to be a great help to them ....
MULTI 2D Responses
2-2 simply means "if you have a weak 2 in i think that's high enough. If you have a weak 2 in we're playing at least 3 but quite possibly 4" You could have anything between a very weak hand with a ...
MULTI 2D Responses
@Gerardo seems to be no room to invite opposite medium

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