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Yuan Shen
Yuan Shen
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Member Since
June 1, 2011
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6 hours ago
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Bridge Player
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Believe that an opening bid opposite an opening bid should have some play for 1NT.

Wish I could play more bridge.


Redoubled contracts made: 1C, 1D, 1H, 2D, 2S, 3S, 3NT, 4H, 4S, 4NT, 5C, 5D, 5H, 6C, 6D, 6H, 6S

Redoubled contract gone down in: 2C, 2NT, 4H, 4S, 5C, 5D, 5H, 5S, 6D, 6S

United Kingdom

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Manfield Non-Life Master
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Nationals! Chicago Winterfest
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Life Master
Number 73 buses
I reckon I would have made this on a diamond lead ...
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: KQJ6 A AKJ63 KT7
I guess that's why I'm alone in passing ... I think I have ruffing control value for clubs, and with no 9 card fit not quite enough for slam. If we assume for the double partner has the two black aces, then he's probably got one of the ...
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: KQJ6 A AKJ63 KT7
Why can't partner be 3325?
Do You Count Your Cards?
Is one supposed to count after the deal as well?
Does it matter how many points the opponents show?
Bid 2 and pray not to go -800. I would pass opposite a passed partner.
Segment from Hell - the Prelude
Why didn't partner cue 3 (on the missed heat slam hand) which would let you cheaply show a club control?
Transfers After 1m-(1!S)
I think it also matters what 1 is. For instance if it is any balance hand, then it makes a lot more sense to give up the natural 2 bid. For my earlier comment, 1NT is definitely a contact you want to be able to bid and play ...
Transfers After 1m-(1!S)
I'm not convinced transfers are necessary here. 1m (2) is another beast.
Yuan Shen's bidding problem: KT865 J3 AJT32 J
Just forcing 1 round.
6S & 4H rebids.
I think 1 - 2 and 1 - 2 are different (related to what Frances said above). I prefer 1 - 2 ; 2 to show 6 (since 2 defaults), and then 2NT can usually ask for more information. But 1 - 2 ; 2 ...

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