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Thomas van der Hoeden
Thomas van der Hoeden
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Member Since
Jan. 6, 2017
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6 hours ago
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Bridge Player
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Netherlands

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BOC Kennemerland
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hahaha :) my fav color is green
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YBTD after slow double
I'd think East has an easy raise of 4 with the nice doubleton in hearts, five great trumps and a well positioned K.
YBTD after slow double
5 was bid on two out of sixteen tables, both declarers down one. Don't know if their auctions would qualify as bizarre, though.
YBTD after slow double
Put up a poll yesterday, https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/bidding-problem-2-rz4krq8zx0/
Thomas van der Hoeden's bidding problem: Q8 QT AK7532 J95
Yes, I also agree, 2 is what I should have bid to ensure consequent bidding to not go murky. At the table I felt like protecting the quacks was worthwile if heading to 3NT. That can later still be done of course. We wound up in 3NT down one ...
Thomas van der Hoeden's bidding problem: 8532 86 A4 AKT86
Hand opposite: Jxxx xx Qx QJxxx.
Thomas van der Hoeden's bidding problem: 8532 86 A4 AKT86
Hi Kieran, originally thought to include the option "bid 7 if 2 is too grotesque to stomach" but decided to leave it out :)
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
I think that the Bridgewinners site maintainers are intelligent people. Also, they must have noted that featuring this kind of articles has lead the commenting crowd to harsh reactions in the past. One could argue that by *featuring* this article the site maintainers not only took action against letter thieving ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
Shireen, I know. Still, if one reads through all comments that are posted in this thread, one could wonder at what lies at heart. I for one do not like bridge to be degraded to a game for the populistic self righteous, as I think non bridging people might conclude ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
Thank you for trying to explain the rationale to this tribunal. I have not read an actual argument yet. Should all alleged crimes by people playing bridge be made public on Bridgewinners "because that is just totally fair"? Also I do not think comparing cheating at bridge (sic) and unethical ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
I probably should not have commented in this thread but elsewhere. I am just wondering about the rationale for featuring this article and comments.
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