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Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Freak Show – 12 Jan 2011

Something like 70% of hands fall in to the category of “Bread & Butter” hands. The rest can be almost anything. Tonight we had:


This is not a hand you will find in textbooks. Basically you have to do whatever you think is right and make it up as you go along. Partner opens 1NT and the bidding – I arbitrarily decided – should go along the lines of:

1NT - 2H!(transfer)
2S - 3C
3S - 4S

Well.. who knows? It went down, but on another day you might make an overtrick!

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