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Rosalind Hengeveld
Rosalind Hengeveld
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Member Since
June 20, 2014
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about me

Website Editor, Bridge Magazine IMP, Netherlands. 

My last name ‘Hengeveld’ is pronounced [‘ɦɛŋəvɛlt] or as if ‘heng-a-velt’.

Country
Netherlands

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
National champion, women pairs, 2012
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Delftse Bridge Club; Het Buitenhof
BBO Username
RosalindH
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What is 2N here?
I play 2 as non-forcing, so 2NT shows some extra values, but otherwise that does not change much (voted Natural, Non-Forcing)
Phil Clayton's bidding problem: 32 AQJ4 AT82 752
As Negative Free Bids are natural, and not unusual here, they are not alertable where I live. They are, however, listed in the pre-alerts section on our convention card. And whenever we come to a new table, I draw attention to those pre-alerts.
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: AKJx Qx x AKJTxx
Over (1/)-1NT Raptor it makes sense to play a cue-bid (here 2) as asking for the major, possibly weak.
IMP Pairs?
Where I live, bridge clubs catering to ‘serious’ players (such as the two where I play) organize lots of IMP pairs events. There are two kinds: cross-imp and butler. Of these, most observers agree that cross-imp is fairer. Butler became popular as it is easier to compute by hand. One ...
Elke Weber's bidding problem: K8753 4 KJ985 J7
I meant: too dangerous to act at all at IMPs, unlike at matchpoints.
Elke Weber's bidding problem: K8753 4 KJ985 J7
Too dangerous at IMPs, hence pass. At matchpoints 2 could hardly be misunderstood.
Rajeev Jog's bidding problem: K8732 K86 Q2 QJ8
1NT if 9–12 or similar; else pass. (Not familiar with ‘SAYC’.)
Steven Mcgrahan's bidding problem: KQ3 J7 A AKQT965
What is 2?
Phil Clayton's bidding problem: 32 AQJ4 AT82 752
I would not pass a forcing bid by an unlimited partner. However, I play Negative Free Bids, so 2 is not forcing (and no methods were stated).
Ron Smith's bidding problem: AQ86 KJ654 7 KT2
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