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Forum: Bridge Today, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steve White
The July problem, deadline June 20. ...

The July problem, deadline June 20.

Matchpoints, none vulnerable
:sp: AJ8432 :ht: K10 :dm: J :cl: AJ102
South West North East
Pass Pass Pass
1S Pass 2H* Pass
?

*...
Forum: Bridge Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steve White
Part A the vote was overwhelmingly that 3S was...

Part A the vote was overwhelmingly that 3S was right on the previous round.

Part B, 4NT edged out 4S among panelists 8-6, but the solvers preferred 4NT by 19-6. 5C was the only other choice with...
Forum: Bridge Today, 11:32 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,664
Posted By Steve White
A B C D E F G ...

A B C D E F G H
oirg P 2C 1N 1N; 2D 1S 4C Dbl C8
SW P 2C 1S WTP? 1N; 3D P 3S ...
Forum: Bridge Today, 11:30 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Yes. :duh: I thought opening leader had the...

Yes. :duh: I thought opening leader had the heart ace as an entry and his failure to establish them was a typical bot blunder.

So I won that group challenge with +27.5. I also won the 2-way...
Forum: Bridge 06-03-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,664
Posted By Steve White
A B C D E F G ...

A B C D E F G H
oirg P 2C 1N 1N; 2D 1S 4C Dbl C8
SW P 2C 1S WTP? 1N; 3D P 3S ...
Forum: Bridge 06-03-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Glad you posted this. SW1 just finished the...

Glad you posted this. SW1 just finished the current challenge, and just make 3NT with a diamond holding of Axx opposite x by ducking the first round (K led) and ducking the second round (Q...
Forum: Bridge 06-02-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Computer just messed up. But ducking the diamond...

Computer just messed up. But ducking the diamond may have been a good move, giving the opponents the opportunity to mess up, which they do surprisingly often. The main advantage of winning the...
Forum: Bridge 06-01-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
NN puts up +14.75 and +28.50 in the two group...

NN puts up +14.75 and +28.50 in the two group challenges. He won one. The +14.75. JJ topped him in the other with +30. Since scores are a 0 sum game, the other 3 of us didn't do nearly that well....
Forum: Bridge 05-31-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Steve White
Who knows? In the absence of discussion, 2...

Who knows?

In the absence of discussion, 2 :sp: is risky since partner may pass, though most pairs would have agreed so some variation of "front of card", so that if 2 :sp would have been a minor...
Forum: Bridge 05-31-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,664
Posted By Steve White
A B C D E F G ...

A B C D E F G H
oirg P 2C 1N 1N; 2D 1S 4C Dbl C8
SW P 2C 1S WTP? 1N; 3D P 3S ...
Forum: Bridge 05-31-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,664
Posted By Steve White
A. P. Partner does not promise 3 hearts. Not...

A. P. Partner does not promise 3 hearts. Not worth a slam try
B. 2C. Nonforcing. Show the good suit
C. 1S. WTP?
D. 2D. Confused by the descriptions. If 3D immediately is weak, shouldn't it...
Forum: Bridge 05-29-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
BTW, recently in one of these challenges i missed...

BTW, recently in one of these challenges i missed the opportunity for a defensive squeeze against declarer. In the group challenge with SW49, I pulled one off, as did NN with the exact same end...
Forum: Bridge 05-29-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
oirg romps in that challenge with +35.25, a...

oirg romps in that challenge with +35.25, a margin more than 30 over 2nd. That board helped him, NN and me each win 5 imps. oirg deserved his; he found a trump lead and the subsequent defense to...
Forum: Bridge 05-28-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Warning you guys: At least 2 ridiculous results...

Warning you guys: At least 2 ridiculous results ahead, both of which turned out very well for me.

First one I was very pleased about: found the only defense to set declarer for sure, on a hand he...
Forum: Bridge 05-27-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Played AA in an 8-board challenge which finished...

Played AA in an 8-board challenge which finished in a rare 0-0 tie. Then played another 8-board match that certainly won't end in a tie. Numerous places when I could lose imps, even though few if...
Forum: Bridge 05-26-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
procrastinator romps in one group challenge,...

procrastinator romps in one group challenge, +23.65, a margin over 10. NN wins the other with +10.25. I squeak by procrastinator in a 2-way, having also beaten AA in some 2-ways.

All reissued,...
Forum: Bridge 05-26-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Might well have lost the 2-way to procrastinator...

Might well have lost the 2-way to procrastinator anyway, but compounded by going down in a vul game that was cold (cold with an overtrick) due to a misclick. :shake:

58.17%, 3167 of 14498 in the...
Forum: Bridge 05-25-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Congratulations. You ended up 23rd of 3705 on...

Congratulations. You ended up 23rd of 3705 on day 2 with 69.88%. procrastinator was also over average. I ended up with 48.17%. As far as my history shows, there were no results including...
Forum: Bridge 05-24-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
:sigh: It was 25% (actually 25.7%) qualifying for...

:sigh: It was 25% (actually 25.7%) qualifying for the finals. 12 boards, not just declarer play. Maybe I would have done better with just declarer play, though I made one blunder to get overruffed...
Forum: Bridge 05-23-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
I won one 3-way with +23.35 and a margin of 10. ...

I won one 3-way with +23.35 and a margin of 10. JJ won the other with +11. I also won a 2-way with procrastinator and three 2-ways with AA.

All reissued.
Forum: Bridge 05-23-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Yes, but the price is right.

Yes, but the price is right.
Forum: Bridge 05-23-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Here is a different set of rules. I don't know...

Here is a different set of rules. I don't know if this one matches this event either.

http://doc.bridgebase.com/Help/About_2_Day_Survivor.html

Free Weekend Survivor

This is a 2-day survivor...
Forum: Bridge 05-23-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
There is some carryover. I'm not sure whether it...

There is some carryover. I'm not sure whether it is 100% or how it is computed.

For last weekend's 2-day, and I'm not sure what the conditions were, maybe 8 boards then 12?, I know that day 1 I...
Forum: Bridge 05-23-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Wow. Just played day 1 of the free weekend...

Wow. Just played day 1 of the free weekend survivor tournament. If you play it, you'll get mainly different hands. It wouldn't surprise me if there are over 10,000 players, and each board gets...
Forum: Bridge 05-21-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,266
Posted By Steve White
Just looking at your hand and CHO's hand, you...

Just looking at your hand and CHO's hand, you would prefer to be in just 3S, not 4S, which if you are going to lose the 2 minor suit aces as you would expect, then it takes major luck to hold spade...
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