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kbalagopal
Strong NT ✓
5 card majors ✓
Weak 2s ✓
Transfers ✓
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May 26 2019 Progress -16.2
1 3NT by EW -430 53%
 
May 25 2019 Progress +11.5
1 3 by NS -50 68.5%
2 2 by EW -90 95.9%
3 3NT by NS 460 60.9%
4 2 by EW 100 97.4%
 
May 24 2019 Progress -11.6
1 4 by EW -450 27.7%
2 2 by NS 110 72.2%
3 3 by EW -140 28.8%
4 4 by NS 680 99.9%
5 2X by EW -180 8.9%
kbalagopal wrote whelp. Couldn't pull it off
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6 1NT by NS 90 60.9%
7 6 by EW -1430 68.9%
8 3NT by EW -430 100%
9 4 by NS -100 49.6%
10 3 by NS 140 59.2%
 
May 23 2019 Progress +1.2
1 5 by NS 440 46.1%
kbalagopal wrote In minority here staying in clubs - but I'd like to think partner would have gone to 6 with that hand...I would have!
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2 2 by EW -170 45.7%
3 3X by EW -930 17.7%
kbalagopal wrote woo another bad choice - should have seen that coming
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4 3NT by NS 630 93.2%
5 2 by NS 200 93.2%
kbalagopal wrote I gave myself 3 pts for the singleton and 1 for the doubleton, crossed fingers and bid 1 diamond. Would not have bid except for the possibility of leaving partner in clubs with only 4-5 trumps. Thankfully he didn't rebid clubs! Ended in 2H making 11...
6 3NT by NS 430 86.4%
7 3 by NS -100 58.8%
8 1NT by NS 150 72.9%
9 3 by NS 130 92.6%
10 1NT by EW -90 97.9%
 
May 22 2019 Progress +12.1
1 3NT by NS 460 87.7%
2 1NT by NS -100 60.4%
chatch wrote Thought I’d struggle to make 1NT in hand 2 @kbalagopal. Turns out those hearts were pretty good! Wish i’d Known to bid 3NT. Made 10 tricks.
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kbalagopal wrote nice! I'm down 1 lol
3 1 by NS 70 53.5%
kbalagopal wrote ya maybe opening 1 pt light on a balanced hand not a bad idea
4 2 by NS 110 99.1%
kbalagopal wrote @peterlee nice x on that 1N - thought of it milliseconds after my 2S bid. Sad!
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5 4 by NS 650 87.1%
6 2 by EW -110 88.2%
7 4 by NS 620 93.2%
8 4 by EW -420 100%
9 2 by EW -140 78.5%
10 3NT by NS -100 64.9%
 
May 21 2019 Progress -13.1
1 3NT by EW -400 47.6%
2 2NT by EW -120 49.6%
3 5 by EW 200 94.8%
4 4 by NS 650 85.7%
kbalagopal wrote Thanks, Hound! Considered going straight to 3 and should have
5 3NT by EW 50 89.2%
6 1NT by EW -90 19.1%
7 5 by NS -200 15.6%
kbalagopal wrote yup
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8 2NT by EW 50 96.6%
kbalagopal wrote hoo boy - I contemplated that but the new, cautious Katy declined
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9 3NT by NS -50 31.7%
kbalagopal wrote right bid it seems but I couldn't pull it off. down 1
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kbalagopal wrote yes. Easy peasy on replay!
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10 2 by EW 100 31.6%
kbalagopal wrote hmmm caution did not pay today...in the long term maybe
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May 20 2019 Progress +8.6
1 4 by NS 450 94.4%
2 3 by EW -130 20.4%
3 1NT by NS 150 51.1%
kbalagopal wrote There is a fine line between aggressive bidding and too cautious - I'm on the cautious end today - must be the gloomy weather
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4 4 by NS 650 98%
5 3NT by NS 600 93.2%
6 3 by NS 170 86.7%
7 3NT by EW -630 84.4%
8 3 by EW -140 96%
9 5X by EW 800 98.6%
10 3NT by EW -660 55%