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Paul Grünke
Paul Grünke
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Member Since
April 10, 2012
Last Seen
21 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Unfortunately an Ex-Junior by now.

Played in many international tournaments for Germany and won one European University Pairs Championship with Vemund Vikjord.


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Fire and Ice: Properly Evaluating Information at the Bridge Table
Great presentation!
How do you play 1M X p 2M?
I initially thought that this is probably the most consistent way of playing. But I am still unsure how you would do concretely. 1 X pass 2 pass If the doubler has four spades, there is not much of a problem. It will just continue 2 pass ...
Would you like to be in slam? If yes, what is your auction?
South could bid 4NT over 3 to describe values and stopper in .
Follow-up on Multiple bidding problem after Multi
Did you beat 5H?
Paul Grünke's bidding problem: AJ632 6 A96 AT87
Very difficult to decide this post mortem. But I cannot really imagine he would bid the slam without a single keycard.
Paul Grünke's bidding problem: AJ632 6 A96 AT87
Partners hand was: QT8754 - KT32 KQ3 So the slam is excellent since you can play on 1-1 and if the King does not drop, you can eliminate and and play for split honors.
Paul Grünke's bidding problem: AJ632 6 A96 AT87
In my partnership, 5 would certainly have asked for control in this situation.
Elke Weber's bidding problem: AK5 AK7 AJ983 J8
I think this can be improved in the following way: Over 5: 5NT = guarded King 6 = stiff 6 shows a first round control in and answers a question for keycards only counting those outside clubs.
What is 1NT - 3C(puppetish) - 3D - 4m?
Could you not also have something like 1336, looking for a major fit first?
Ruling question from Krakow
I guess it would be intersting to know what the correct explanation of the 6 bid was. If there was a missunderstanding this might be difficult to find out. As the bidding went, void in seems to be a reasonable explanation of the 6-bid. In that case ...

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