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Martin Lindfors
Martin Lindfors
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Sept. 24, 2017
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about me

I started bridge in 2017, and mostly play at my local club in Sweden.

Outside of bridge, I'm a graduate student doing machine learning research. 

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Sweden

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Torsten Ertbjerg Rasmussen's bidding problem: K2 AJ7 AQJ74 763
I may double NV but not V.
Ante Mijić's bidding problem: J64 K932 A62 A76
Yes we have a 9+ card fit, but we also have no ruffing value, and we have two side aces. Take the sure plus which might easily be a big plus if partner has enough for the double. 4 over 3 is virtually suicidal.
Kaustabh Nandi's bidding problem: x JTx AQT9xx xxx
What would opener's 2 instead of 3 have meant?
Christopher Donnelly's lead problem: K83 764 AKJ753 T
I would have bid 2 since we have a fair bit of defense, although 3 is also okay. Having gotten to 4, we should cash our diamond tricks before they run away.Leading the 10 is a conceivable alternative at imps but this is matchpoints.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: AQ743 95 864 KJ5
David: This treatment may be slightly worse than the one you propose, but that doesn't make it bad. Better than either is transfer rebids or Gazzilli 1NT, since 1 is unbalanced. Kyle: As above you can use the bidding space more efficiently than by playing 1NT as a ...
Steven Mcgrahan's bidding problem: --- AK72 AJT82 KT98
I think 2 should be a splinter, since in Precision, 5 6 hands are typically opened 1.
Eric Hamilton's bidding problem: T87643 AQ8 J KQ3
J unless partner somehow finds it in himself to pull.
Should we have taken the push?
In Sweden almost everyone uses the stop card. Although there are some omissions, e.g., at the second or third round of the auction, where "obviously" nobody is bidding. People understand very well what the point is. For example: 1 - 2NT (major raise): stop card is essentially always used ...
Craig Zastera's bidding problem: J9432 Q75 KQ Q65
Preempts work. Gotta say that you should give a trigger warning for resulting, Craig.
Should we have taken the push?
I don't know how they were abused in North America, but they sure work well in Sweden.
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