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Phil Clayton
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July 27, 2010
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EW actions are normal. South should double at either of his turns.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Don, a lot of this occurred during my layoff from 87 to 00 so thanks for the added human interest.
Falling numbers in Orlando
I share his opinion (as Ive already stated). Maybe Joel can elaborate? Does the political climate instill fear of traveling? Is not supporting a US based championship a form of peaceful protest? Edited for poor spelling.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
There was a husband and wife pair from southern California who are on the disciplinary list (look it up) and are effectively banned. They were famous for their brilliant opening leads. One of the more famous was leading from Kx against 6N and finding partners ace - in a major opened ...
Falling numbers in Orlando
Wow I cannot believe Dave's comment got flagged. I am not a fan either of the US political leadership but Joel's comment is rather over the top.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I play a variety of Fantunes with Gumperz and the two level openings show a slight net win for us, so I don't consider them much of a weakness. In Atlanta they actually showed a pretty big gain and the only negative results we had is when there was ...
Double of an "either/or bid"
When my RHO has a penalty double of spades, they won't be able to figure it out. I agree that we are getting crushed when LHO has spades, but its not clear to me that hand is passing initially.
Forcing or Not?
When ive played NFB, a direct 3 shows a good hand.
Double of an "either/or bid"
Sounds like it might be fun (and possibly exploitable) to pass with hearts and clubs at least some of the time. The problem with this approach is partner gets an aha moment and converts to diamonds.
Falling numbers in Orlando
Atlanta in August. Orlando in September. One had to go.

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