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Ulrich Voigt
Ulrich Voigt
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April 17, 2016
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Matchpoint Play in 4 hearts
First, I wouldn't worry about clubs 8-1, especially when both opponents had a chance to bid them. Second, why discard the king? That tells them you don't have any diamond losers anymore. I think it is much better to discard a small diamond, suggesting a problem in that ...
A question on the laws
Well, that is exactly the question. However, I'm pretty sure that "Who cares?" is not the answer.
A question on the laws
Law 68A: "A player also claims when he suggests that play be curtailed."
A question on the laws
If the opponents called the director at this point, I would rule your statement to constitute a claim, and proceed accordingly.
A question on the laws
Unlikely, but yes. In a tournament I have been directing, I have once seen someone revoke on the opening lead.
A question on the laws
The purpose is to estimate how we are doing, so I can adapt my strategy. Why should I play with less information than I am entitled to?
What are your pet peeves?
Maybe because I know I have to draw trumps now, and whatever the layout is, it is right to lead the second one from dummy.
What are your pet peeves?
When I'm teaching, after some board people ask how they should have bid their hand. I ask them to put their cards on the table, so everyone can understand the situation we are talking about. They start doing so, but interrupt several times for comments like "Should I have ...
What are your pet peeves?
Is this really the wrong time to think? Would you rather think in advance, only to find out that Qxx is behind you so you couldn't win anyway (or Qx in front of you, so you couldn't go wrong) and your thinking is wasted?
What are your pet peeves?
Positions like this are of course possible - they are just incredibly rare. Maybe the most common situation is: White gives check, Black can only block it by moving some piece in between, coincidentally giving check, White captures blocking piece, checkmate. But in such a case, White won't have to ...

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