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kbalagopal
and, knowing I'm lousy at defense...why @&#$*double??
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Desertdor
Desertdor says:
@graeme what was your lead. I played this over and over and am really at a loss.
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wince
wince says:
OK@graeme....WOW ....FAB ! .. you .held EW to 3 tricks in NT.....I can't wait to hear all the thought process and workings behind this one please!
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graeme
graeme says:
Hiya @wince, @Desertdor, just loaded up a video on this page explaining how I defended. Let me know your thoughts!
JillDuff
JillDuff says:
I bid 2C and made it
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Ailsa
Ailsa says:
I bid 2 spades and made 4.
strong all the way..
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granzzee
granzzee says:
Bid 2club south. Took10 tricks
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granzzee
granzzee says:
Oops should have bid spades being the higher rank of 5 cards.
Brenda1
Brenda1 says:
I bid 2 spades and made 3
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Swan
Swan says:
As i had 11 points I bid 2 spades and made 10 tricks.
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ziggyfox
ziggyfox says:
I bid 2S and made 3
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cookers
cookers says:
I don’t seem to be able to access the video. I don’t know why one would leave the game in 1NT with two five card suits and twelve high card points plus a singleton and a doubleton to the ace
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riverbank
riverbank says:
My score was reported inaccurately. Bid 2 clubs - made eight. Score says 1 no trump - made 8 with a minus score.
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Poppingpopcorn
Eventually made 2 clubs, bidding several times & with my hand would not have left the contract in 1nt e/ w playing. Looking back to playing the hand yesterday I played in 2clubs then ( went down) & can’t see any other contract.
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Debdaniels
What is the verdict— I make 10 tricks — will try defending—
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Delly
Delly says:
I bid 2 spades and made 3.
terrypause
my biggest weakness is playing or defending 1 no trump....that was a great video...and i just aspire to play like that...
Rowan
Rowan says:
I doubled the opening bid of 1NT and made 7 tricks! -200 points
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JaneDLazer
Bid 3spades and made it.
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Elfe
Elfe says:
3 N is possible to play on N/S
LynnG
LynnG says:
Bid 2 S and made 4. I should have jumped to 3 S
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Shasta
Shasta says:
I played 2 Spades making 4.
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chini
chini says:
Bid 2S, made 3. Haven’t been able to see video so don’t know what is proper bid......
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jdhtwh
jdhtwh says:
Bid 2 Spades, made 3. 5 card majors, weak twos, strong NT, Transfers.
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maggs46
maggs46 says:
I played 2 spades and made 10 tricks
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ElizaKaye
ElizaKaye says:
After the opposition bid ad and my partner bid 1h and then the other opposition bid 1nt I put in a double and my partner left it in. Disaster
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Marilyn
Marilyn says:
I bid two spades but made four spades I suprised myself
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colin77
colin77 says:
Doubled west 1nt won, made 200 points. 3nt might be possible
cookers
cookers says:
I picked up the video, great thinking Graeme
cookers
cookers says:
It is amazing to see the variety of approaches to this hand
sbc2441108
Good to go over E bid of 1NT.
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32dwemce
32dwemce says:
Overcalled 2s to opps1nt opener, made 9
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Katerina
Katerina says:
I bid 2 clubs and made
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Delta
Delta says:
Doubled opponent's made five
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JBrown
JBrown says:
Fantastic video !!!! I had to play it a couple of times but I'm getting there.
Thank you!!
cvijay
cvijay says:
Good hand
SusanneP
SusanneP says:
Thanks for talking us thru the thought process. Very helpful!
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Swan
Swan says:
I bid 2 spades and made 10 tricks. With 2 5cards, one should always start with the higher ranking (spades, not clubs).
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