Join Bridge Winners

Bridge Winners Profile for Simon Mostyn

Simon Mostyn
Simon Mostyn
  • 1
  • 1
  • 10
  • 0

Basic Information

Member Since
March 2, 2017
Last Seen
Sept. 17
Member Type
bridge player

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Sorry, this user has no cards yet.
Necessary Shift
In the bidding, would it be completely reckless at these colours to try 3NT over 3 suggesting values just shy of a game force with at least 5-5 in the minors?
How good a 1651 hand needs to be to do 2 over 1 game force?
A good hand for playing (uncontested) 1 - 3 as natural invitational. If not playing that method, I’m sure I would stretch and respond 2 rather than 1NT as game could easily be cold opposite a suitable weak NT.
Range Stayman after a Protective 1NT?
David Gold recently wrote an article in English Bridge recommending 1NT as 11-16 after 1 any - pass - pass. Advancer’s 2 acts as a shape and range enquiry. After which, the rebids are as follows:- 2 = any 11-12, no 4-card major; 2M = 11-12, natural; 2NT = any 13-14 (now ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
I’m not going to comment on the specific allegations against Mr Horton, but on the subject of plagiarism and on a lighter note, I’ve just come across the following:- “To an aspiring author who had hoped for praise, Dr. Johnson wrote: ‘Your manuscript is both good and original ...
Andy Bowles's bidding problem: Q6 AK97 8 A98752
I voted for 5. Let’s give the oppo the last guess.
Leaping Michaels over a Multi
Frances, this seems a good agreement, but how do you modify it after (2) - pass - (2M)? Passing with a big 2-suiter with diamonds and a major is less attractive now given the risk that 2M ends the auction.
Leaping Michaels over a Multi
Indeed! Now corrected.
What should the selectors do?
What is the time interval between the European Championships just concluded and the Bermuda Bowl? A good performance by a given pair in the former should certainly be strongly taken into account in determining selection for the latter. However, the longer the gap between the 2 events, the more discretion ...
I agree with the above comments. With a stronger 5-5 shape, opener may bid fourth suit forcing (3 in this case).
Simon Mostyn's bidding problem: --- A87 AK64 AQ9742
For the record, partner’s hand was JT9862 KT962 D Q C 6 and South’s hand was AK7543 J JT85 J5

Bottom Home Top