vg|EBU Olympiad Open Trials,Stanza 4,I,1,16,Black,73,Phoenix,45| rs|4NE=,3NW+2,1NE-2,3DS+2,3CS=,3CS-3,6CS=,4SN+1,4HN=,5HN-1,2NS=,3NN=,4SN-2,3SS=,4SW+1,4SE+1,4HE+2,3NW+3,4HS=,4HN-1,2SW+2,4SW+1,2SS-1,2SS-1,4HS=,5CEx-1,5CE-1,4HE-2,PASS,3CS+1,4HW=,4HW=| pn|Black,Croswell,D Gold,Thrower,M Gold,Townsend,Tiholov,Handley Pr|pg|| qx|o1|st||md|3SJ8HQJT83DAT98C87,SATHK92DQ543CKQJ2,SK65432HD72CT9643,SQ97HA7654DKJ6CA5|sv|o|mb|3S|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|4C|an|range ask|mb|p|mb|4D|an|min|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|Walddk2: 3NT with 14 is unusual.|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|s4|pc|h4|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d7|pc|dJ|pc|dA|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h2|pc|s2|pc|hA|pg|| nt|Walddk2: 2+2+2+4 = 10 (I hope).|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|sA|pc|s3|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s5|pc|sQ|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c7|pc|c2|pc|c3|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c8|pc|cJ|pc|c4|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c6|pc|h5|pc|h3|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c9|pc|h6|pc|h8|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d2|pc|dK|pc|d8|pg|| pc|d6|pc|d9|pc|dQ|pc|s6|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c1|st||md|3SJ8HQJT83DAT98C87,SATHK92DQ543CKQJ2,SK65432HD72CT9643,SQ97HA7654DKJ6CA5|sv|o|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cT|pc|cA|pc|c7|pc|c2|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|o2|st||md|4SK8H7DKJT72CKJ875,S9752H543DAQ9C632,SA63HAT982D643CA9,SQJT4HKQJ6D85CQT4|sv|n|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|Walddk2: What is EW's notrump range, Claire?|pg|| pc|c5|nt|vugraphzan: 11-14|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cA|nt|Walddk2: Thx|pg|| pc|c4|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pc|c3|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c6|nt|Walddk2: He'll go down in 50's, so no big deal.|pg|| pc|d6|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|c8|pc|h3|pc|s6|pc|sT|pg|| pc|c7|pc|h4|pc|d4|pc|d5|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pc|d3|pc|d8|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|h7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|sK|pc|s2|pc|s3|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dA|pc|hT|pc|h6|pg|| pc|s5|pc|sA|pc|s4|pc|s8|pg|| pc|hA|pc|hJ|pc|d2|pc|d9|pg|| mc|5|pg|| qx|c2|st||md|4SK8H7DKJT72CKJ875,S9752H543DAQ9C632,SA63HAT982D643CA9,SQJT4HKQJ6D85CQT4|sv|n|mb|1C!|mb|1D|mb|1S|mb|2H|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s5|pc|sA|pc|s4|pc|s8|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d5|pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s3|pc|sT|pc|sK|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h3|pc|hA|pc|h6|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d8|mc|11|pg|| qx|o3|st||md|1ST65HDKJ843CAK864,SAJ742HK53D72C532,SK983HAJ9742DTC97,SQHQT86DAQ965CQJT|sv|e|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2C!|an|11-14 and other things|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|Walddk2: 2@C would be the best contract, but I don't think many can stop there.|pg|| pc|c3|nt|Walddk2: Especially not when 2@C is artificial.|pg|| pc|c7|pc|cT|pc|cA|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c2|pc|c9|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c5|pc|h2|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|h6|pc|c6|nt|Walddk2: The defence has full count now and should beat this.|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h4|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s2|pc|s3|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|h8|pc|d3|pc|hK|pc|hA|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d5|pc|d4|pc|d2|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hT|nt|Walddk2: ?|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Did East now cover?|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: no he didn't|pg|| pc|d8|pc|h5|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Now declarer makes if he pitches a diamond.|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Another heart.|pg|| pc|h7|pc|hQ|pc|c8|pc|s4|pg|| pc|s6|pc|sA|pc|s8|pc|d6|pg|| pc|d7|pc|s9|nt|Walddk2: Well done to Black, but ...|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: he doesn't want to play his ace here either|pg|| pc|dA|pc|dJ|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c3|st||md|1ST65HDKJ843CAK864,SAJ742HK53D72C532,SK983HAJ9742DTC97,SQHQT86DAQ965CQJT|sv|e|mb|1D!|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2C!|mb|p|mb|2H!|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c5|pc|c7|pc|cT|pc|cA|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d7|pc|dT|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|cK|pc|c2|pc|c9|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d2|pc|h2|pc|dA|pg|| pc|d6|pc|dJ|pc|c3|pc|s3|pg|| pc|h3|pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|c4|pg|| pc|s5|pc|sA|pc|s8|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|h5|pc|hA|pc|h6|pc|s6|pg|| mc|6|pg|| qx|o4|st||md|2SQHAJ73DAT43CAJ63,S9874HK852D652C84,SKJ6532H4DK8CKQ92,SATHQT96DQJ97CT75|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2C|an|gf|nt|Walddk2: 2@C is GF, but I don't know if it's natural.|pg|| mb|p|nt|Walddk2: Maybe just a relay.|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: I'm sorry I don't know|pg|| mb|2S!|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|nt|vugraphzan: David has written an essay on his pad but I can't see it :(|pg|| mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4S|nt|Walddk2: On their way to 6@C it seems. Only one loser but you also need 12 tricks.|pg|| nt|aardv: Good evening|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Hello Paul|pg|| mb|p|mb|6C|mb|p|mb|p|nt|aardv: the essay may have been on the development of the aorist system in vedic sanskrit|pg|| mb|p|nt|aardv: or perhaps about the meaning of the bidding, who knows|pg|| nt|aardv: hello Roland|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: welcome Paul, good to have you here|pg|| pc|h2|nt|aardv: it's good to have such a charming operator Claire|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: :)|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|sA|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dA|pc|d6|pc|d8|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c8|pc|cK|pc|c7|pg|| pc|sK|pc|sT|pc|h3|pc|s7|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Anything works from here.|pg|| pc|s3|pc|h6|pc|c6|pc|s8|pg|| pc|cJ|nt|Walddk2: Can claim now.|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c4|st||md|2SQHAJ73DAT43CAJ63,S9874HK852D652C84,SKJ6532H4DK8CKQ92,SATHQT96DQJ97CT75|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dQ|pc|d3|pc|d2|pc|dK|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sA|pc|sQ|pc|s4|pg|| pc|hT|pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h4|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|o5|st||md|3ST4HK4DAK54CAJ953,SAK52HAD8632CT874,S9873HQJT7653DCQ6,SQJ6H982DQJT97CK2|sv|n|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|nt|Walddk2: 4@H at the other table. A bit of a stretch at these colours, imo.|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|cK|nt|aardv: i agree. if partner has enough to make 4@H you might find yourself going off in five or more|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c6|pg|| nt|Walddk2: How come I never get leads like this I'm asked. It's because good players get good leads.|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|s3|pc|d7|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d3|pc|s7|pc|d9|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hA|pc|h3|pc|h2|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s8|pc|sQ|pc|s4|pg|| nt|aardv: you have to live right|pg|| pc|c7|pc|cQ|pc|c2|pc|c3|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h8|pc|hK|pc|s2|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c5|st||md|3ST4HK4DAK54CAJ953,SAK52HAD8632CT874,S9873HQJT7653DCQ6,SQJ6H982DQJT97CK2|sv|n|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|5C|mb|p|mb|5H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sQ|mc|10|nt|vugraphzaj: Declarers face appeared....not happy|pg|| pg|| qx|o6|st||md|4SAK96HAJ95D53C862,S842HKQ432DQ2CT73,SQ7HT8DJT964CAKJ9,SJT53H76DAK87CQ54|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1C|an|could be 2|mb|p|mb|1S|an|no M|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|nt|Walddk2: So this is the last EBU event for a while, Paul?|pg|| mb|2N|an|inv|mb|p|nt|aardv: i would think so, yes|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: It's very sad. I'm not sure what I'm going to do with my life without any bridge :(|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|h3|pc|h8|nt|Walddk2: Paul peeling tomatoes as always I assume.|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h5|pg|| nt|aardv: it's possible some non-EBU events will continue|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Or is it potatoes.|pg|| nt|aardv: potatoes it is|pg|| nt|aardv: organisers will have to make their own decisions|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c6|pc|c3|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|c7|pg|| nt|aardv: i can say that the Cambridge Bridge Club, for which I'm partly responsible, has decided to suspend play for the time being|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d7|pc|d3|pc|dQ|pg|| nt|aardv: online play will increase i hope, once BBO gets its new servers running|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Yes, I have an FB post about it today. Also posted on BridgeWinners,|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s7|pc|sT|pc|sA|pg|| pc|c8|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| nt|Walddk2: 20,000 online on a weak-day is unusual.|pg|| nt|Walddk2: *week-day|pg|| pc|h6|nt|aardv: you'll have to sack your typist Roland|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|hT|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Yes, she's lousy.|pg|| nt|Walddk2: How about the vocative comma, Paul?|pg|| nt|aardv: implied by the context|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Croz is having a little think...|pg|| pc|h4|pc|d4|nt|aardv: he's having a think about the scandalous underuse of vocative commas in informal written English|pg|| pc|d8|pc|h9|pg|| pc|hA|nt|vugraphzan: he's easily distracted|pg|| pc|h2|pc|d6|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s2|pc|sQ|pc|s5|pg|| pc|c9|mc|8|pg|| qx|c6|st||md|4SAK96HAJ95D53C862,S842HKQ432DQ2CT73,SQ7HT8DJT964CAKJ9,SJT53H76DAK87CQ54|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|pc|d3|pc|d2|pc|d6|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h5|pc|hK|pc|h8|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d4|pc|d7|pc|d5|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cK|pc|c4|pc|c2|pg|| pc|d9|pc|dK|pc|c6|pc|h4|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c8|pc|c7|pc|cA|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o7|st||md|1SQT96HAK7DT7CAKQ3,SAJ4HT65DJ532CT92,S87532H94DA964C65,SKHQJ832DKQ8CJ874|sv|b|mb|1C|an|could be 2|mb|p|mb|1H|an|spades|mb|d|an|hearts|nt|Walddk2: Some play 2NT as a strong spade raise. Don't know what NS do with that hand.|pg|| mb|2N|an|spade raise|nt|Walddk2: Now I know.|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: you're right Roland :)|pg|| mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|aardv: you'd want to be in this game vulnerable|pg|| nt|aardv: except when it goes off|pg|| pc|dK|nt|Walddk2: Yeah, three trump losers not the best start.|pg|| pc|d7|pc|d2|pc|dA|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sK|pc|s6|pc|s4|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dT|pc|d3|pc|d4|pg|| pc|d8|pc|s9|pc|d5|pc|d6|pg|| nt|aardv: about 70% chance of only two losers|pg|| nt|aardv: a priori that is|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|h4|pc|h2|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h6|pc|h9|nt|aardv: though come to think of it it may be worse when they force your hand|pg|| pc|h3|pg|| pc|h7|pc|hT|pc|s5|pc|h8|pg|| pc|s3|pc|hJ|pc|sT|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s7|pc|c4|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d9|mc|8|pg|| qx|c7|st||md|1SQT96HAK7DT7CAKQ3,SAJ4HT65DJ532CT92,S87532H94DA964C65,SKHQJ832DKQ8CJ874|sv|b|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|1H|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2H!|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cT|pc|c5|pc|c8|pc|cA|pg|| pc|d7|pc|d3|pc|dA|pc|d8|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sK|pc|sT|pc|s4|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o8|st||md|2SQ7HJ94DAT9764CT5,SKJT6HA63DK53CK74,S843H852DQ2CQJ832,SA952HKQT7DJ8CA96|sv|o|nt|vugraphzan: Short break|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: sing a song to yourself|pg|| nt|aardv: This town (town) is coming like a ghost town All the clubs have been closed down|pg|| mb|1N|an|11-14|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|4S|nt|aardv: This place (town) is coming like a ghost town Bands won't play no more|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|aardv: Too much coughing on the dance floor|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Is that the only song you know Paul, you sang it yesterday too...|pg|| pc|h8|nt|aardv: it's an earowrm|pg|| nt|aardv: earworm|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Paul is a poet in disguise.|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: good disguise|pg|| nt|aardv: any more suggestions for topical songs?|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: It's the end of the world as we know it... must be a few good Smith's songs|pg|| pc|hT|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| nt|aardv: "Don't stand so close to me"|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s3|pc|sA|nt|aardv: is one suggestion|pg|| pc|s7|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|s4|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s8|pc|s5|pc|d4|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|h4|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h9|pc|h6|pc|h5|pg|| pc|h7|pc|d6|pc|d3|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c5|pc|cK|pc|c3|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cJ|pc|cA|pc|cT|pg|| pc|c9|pc|d7|pc|c7|pc|cQ|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c8|st||md|2SQ7HJ94DAT9764CT5,SKJT6HA63DK53CK74,S843H852DQ2CQJ832,SA952HKQT7DJ8CA96|sv|o|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2D!|mb|d|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|pc|d3|pc|d2|pc|d8|pg|| pc|d9|pc|dK|pc|dQ|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|s7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s3|pc|s5|pc|sQ|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|o9|st||md|3S542H943DT986CJ76,SK98HA2DJ73CKQ843,SAJT763H76DKQ42C5,SQHKQJT85DA5CAT92|sv|e|mb|1S|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|aardv: 12 tricks here, will West move?|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: didn't give it any thought|pg|| pc|s5|nt|aardv: no, and why should he|pg|| pc|s8|nt|vugraphzan: is east not too strong for 4@H... just asking?|pg|| pc|sA|pc|sQ|pg|| nt|Walddk2: East didn't have to bid 4@H. I'm surprised that 3@H was the choice in the other room.|pg|| nt|aardv: my pedestrian choice of 2@H might have worked better|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c9|st||md|3S542H943DT986CJ76,SK98HA2DJ73CKQ843,SAJT763H76DKQ42C5,SQHKQJT85DA5CAT92|sv|e|mb|1S|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dQ|mc|12|pg|| qx|o10|st||md|4SA64HJT84DKQ86CQ8,SQT83H9762D54CAJ9,SK95HAKQ3DT3CT654,SJ72H5DAJ972CK732|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1C|an|could be 2|mb|p|mb|1D|an|hearts|mb|d|an|diamonds|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d5|pc|d3|pc|dA|nt|aardv: balanced 12 opposite 12 doesn't necessarily make 10 tricks in a 4-4 fit|pg|| pc|d6|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c8|pc|cJ|pc|c4|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c3|pc|cQ|pg|| nt|aardv: though it's better when East has @DA|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|h4|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h2|pc|h3|pc|h5|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|s7|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c7|pc|hJ|mc|10|nt|Walddk2: Generally speaking I don't like lead-directing doubles. They often help declarer more than the defence.|pg|| nt|Walddk2: I didn't say that, Versace did, and he knows what he's talking about.|pg|| pg|| qx|c10|st||md|4SA64HJT84DKQ86CQ8,SQT83H9762D54CAJ9,SK95HAKQ3DT3CT654,SJ72H5DAJ972CK732|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1D!|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s2|pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d2|pc|dQ|pc|d5|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h7|pc|hQ|pc|h5|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dA|pc|d6|pc|d4|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dK|pc|h6|pc|hK|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cK|pc|c8|pc|c9|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|s5|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c2|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s9|pc|s7|pc|s6|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o11|st||md|1S6HJ82DKQ974CJ876,SQT542HKT9D8CAT93,SK87HQ53DJ63CK542,SAJ93HA764DAT52CQ|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s7|nt|aardv: Versace wouldn't have helped declarer to his club ruffs|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s6|pc|sT|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Here they both had a little to spare for their bids.|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h3|pc|h4|pc|h2|pg|| pc|h9|pc|h5|pc|hA|pc|h8|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d4|pc|d8|pc|d6|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c6|pc|cA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c4|pc|s9|pc|c8|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d7|pc|s2|pc|d3|pg|| pc|c9|pc|c5|pc|sJ|pc|c7|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d9|pc|s5|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|sA|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dQ|nt|aardv: i would have made a try as West - fifth spade, singleton, good spots|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s8|pg|| pc|sK|pc|h6|pc|hJ|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h7|pc|dK|pc|hT|pg|| pg|| qx|c11|st||md|1S6HJ82DKQ974CJ876,SQT542HKT9D8CAT93,SK87HQ53DJ63CK542,SAJ93HA764DAT52CQ|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s6|pc|s2|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c6|pc|cA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c4|pc|s3|pc|c7|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d4|pc|d8|pc|d3|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h9|pc|h3|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h8|pc|hK|pc|h5|pg|| pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|s9|pc|c8|pg|| pc|d2|mc|11|pg|| qx|o12|st||md|2SQJ98H5DQ97652CT8,SAK6HAT2DT843C942,ST543HQJ983DACKJ6,S72HK764DKJCAQ753|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d3|pc|dA|pc|dJ|pc|d5|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h4|pc|h5|pc|hA|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c8|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|cT|pc|c2|pc|c6|pg|| pc|c3|pc|d2|pc|c9|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hK|pc|s8|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d6|pc|d4|pc|s3|pc|dK|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Bertie looks in some pain|pg|| nt|aardv: worse things have happened than going one off in toothpaste|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Even if he had known the layout he would be a trick short.|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|sA|nt|aardv: live scores for this session https://www.ebu.co.uk/dynamic/results/|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s7|pc|s9|pg|| pc|s6|pc|sT|pc|c5|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d8|nt|aardv: links to previous stanzas https://www.ebu.co.uk/results/787|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h6|pg|| mc|7|nt|ritong: hello there :)|pg|| pg|| qx|c12|st||md|2SQJ98H5DQ97652CT8,SAK6HAT2DT843C942,ST543HQJ983DACKJ6,S72HK764DKJCAQ753|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c2|pc|c6|pc|cQ|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sJ|pc|sK|pc|s3|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s4|pc|s7|pc|s8|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s5|pc|c5|pc|s9|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|hQ|pc|hK|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d2|pc|d3|pc|dA|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h4|pc|cT|pc|hA|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cJ|pc|cA|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d4|pc|sT|pc|dK|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c3|pc|d6|pc|c4|pg|| pc|h3|mc|7|pg|| qx|o13|st||md|3ST6HAT9643DAK7CT5,SJ9743HKJ8DTCAQJ4,SAQ5HQ752DQ9632CK,SK82HDJ854C987632|sv|b|nt|vugraphzan: time for another sing song...|pg|| nt|aardv: As they pulled you out of the oxygen tent|pg|| nt|aardv: You asked for the latest party|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: and they're back, you can stop singing Paul|pg|| mb|1D|nt|aardv: phew|pg|| mb|p|mb|1H|nt|aardv: say readers everywhere|pg|| mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|nt|vugraphzan: thankfully no listeners though|pg|| nt|Walddk2: I expected West to double 1@H.|pg|| nt|ritong: 4@h makes easily, granted south plays trumps normally|pg|| nt|aardv: double, pass, or 1@S as West ?|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Double for me.|pg|| nt|Cantorm: Dbl|pg|| nt|ritong: in fact, he would have a small problem if east follows to the first trump|pg|| nt|ritong: but here east shows out|pg|| mb|3C|mb|d|nt|Cantorm: 1st trump from N|pg|| nt|aardv: if you're content with one loser you can start hearts from hand|pg|| nt|aardv: entries permitting|pg|| nt|ritong: the safety would be to hook, but if they lead a @d, the threat of a @d ruff is there|pg|| mb|4H|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: I'd have bid 4H not 3C|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Chucker(James) a little confused that both S and W have shown clubs|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|s9|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|sT|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Someone's telling porkie pies!|pg|| nt|aardv: and north has @CK noch zu|pg|| nt|ritong: slam can be OK, so that s the reason for 3@c i believe|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Hugh Kelsey has a chapter about daisy-picking in one of his book. I can't remember which.|pg|| nt|aardv: Axx Kxxx QJxxx x why not|pg|| nt|ritong: yes paul|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s6|pc|s7|pc|sA|pg|| pc|h2|nt|ritong: millimetric, but plausible|pg|| pc|c2|pc|hA|pc|h8|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|c3|pg|| pc|cA|pc|cK|pc|c6|pc|c5|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c13|st||md|3ST6HAT9643DAK7CT5,SJ9743HKJ8DTCAQJ4,SAQ5HQ752DQ9632CK,SK82HDJ854C987632|sv|b|mb|1D!|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|d|mb|2H|mb|3C|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hA|pc|h8|pc|h2|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c5|pc|cQ|pc|cK|pg|| pc|s5|pc|sK|pc|sT|pc|s3|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cT|pc|cA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|s2|pc|h3|pg|| pc|sJ|mc|10|pg|| qx|o14|st||md|4SAKT964H5DKJ5C876,S732HJT93DQT764C5,SJ85HKQ62D9832CJ9,SQHA874DACAKQT432|sv|o|nt|vugraphzan: lots of chuckling at the many clubs on that board|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Chucker asking "why are you guys doing this to me"|pg|| mb|2C|an|strong|nt|aardv: why didn't he bid 5@C?|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: ha... "chuckling" I'm so witty!|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: he probably didn't know who to believe!|pg|| nt|aardv: believe your partner|pg|| mb|3S|nt|ritong: surely the best option|pg|| mb|d|an|rubbish|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|5C|nt|Walddk2: Dummy is useless in a club contract.|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sA|pc|s2|nt|aardv: but a heart contract falls apart on spade forces|pg|| pc|s5|pc|sQ|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Yes, they ought to have passed it out.|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s8|pc|c2|pg|| nt|ritong: :)|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c6|pc|c5|pc|c9|pg|| pc|cQ|nt|aardv: i don't know why West can't bid a suit, having already shown weakness|pg|| pc|c7|pc|d4|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c8|pc|d6|pc|d8|pg|| pc|cT|pc|s4|pc|h3|pc|d2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|s6|pc|h9|pc|h6|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|hT|pc|h2|pg|| pc|h4|pc|s9|pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pg|| nt|ritong: winning the board|pg|| nt|ritong: not that bad a result|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c14|st||md|4SAKT964H5DKJ5C876,S732HJT93DQT764C5,SJ85HKQ62D9832CJ9,SQHA874DACAKQT432|sv|o|mb|2C!|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s5|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s8|pc|h4|pg|| nt|odysseus69: My rule -whenever oppo opens 2C(BIG) decide how high you dare bid and bid 1 more - |pg|| pc|h7|pc|h5|pc|h3|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|h8|pc|sT|pc|s7|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c6|pc|c5|pc|c9|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c7|pc|h9|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|hT|pc|hK|pc|hA|pc|s4|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c8|pc|d4|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d2|pc|dA|pc|d5|pc|d6|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|s6|mc|8|pg|| qx|o15|st||md|1SKJ4HQ3D54CKJ8753,ST96HA8742DKT7CQ4,SA875HT5DQ62CA962,SQ32HKJ96DAJ983CT|sv|n|mb|p|nt|ritong: almost a pass out but of course, no way|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|ritong: especially down plenty|pg|| nt|ritong: woooot ??|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Chucker says he doesn't want any fines so passed his balanced 15 count|pg|| pg|| qx|c15|st||md|1SKJ4HQ3D54CKJ8753,ST96HA8742DKT7CQ4,SA875HT5DQ62CA962,SQ32HKJ96DAJ983CT|sv|n|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|2C|mb|d|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sT|pc|s5|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c4|pc|cA|pc|cT|pg|| pc|c2|pc|d9|pc|cK|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s6|pc|s7|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s9|pc|sA|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s8|pc|d3|pc|h3|mc|10|pg|| qx|o16|st||md|2SJ873HAK7D642C843,SK5HQ953DAT93CAJ5,SQT64H42DQJ87CQT2,SA92HJT86DK5CK976|sv|e|nt|vugraphzan: I bet that makes his partner cross as well...|pg|| mb|1N|nt|ritong: sigh|pg|| mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3H|nt|Walddk2: It doesn't meet the Rule of 15, so pass is definitely an option.|pg|| mb|p|mb|4H|nt|aardv: black humour?|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|vugraphzan: comedy gold!|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h6|pc|hK|pc|h3|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|h4|pc|h8|pg|| pc|h7|nt|vugraphzan: Croz says at least he doesn't have to do all the work himself then!|pg|| nt|aardv: last board of the day|pg|| nt|ritong: time flies|pg|| nt|aardv: thank you to our operator for getting the spots right|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Thanks everyone for watching. Hope there is more entertainment tomorrow|pg|| nt|aardv: to spectators for informative comments|pg|| nt|aardv: to the players for entertaining bridge|pg|| pc|h9|nt|Cantorm: Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana|pg|| nt|aardv: to BBO, commentators, and anyone I've missed out|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: and to you Paul for... hmmm.... singing?|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Another 48 boards tomorrow (in theory).|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: It hasn't ended... DG is giving this a lot of thought|pg|| nt|ritong: is there an answer to stayman showing both majors ?|pg|| nt|aardv: tempting t discard a club, in that declarer is always making if he's got three or four|pg|| nt|ritong: if yes then he has an easy @s pitch for the time being|pg|| pc|d8|pc|hT|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c3|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dK|pc|d4|pc|d3|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c4|pc|cA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|c8|pg|| pc|c9|mc|10|nt|ritong: merci a tous|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: that's all folks!|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Thx all|pg|| nt|aardv: what's the start time tomorrow?|pg|| nt|Walddk2: 10.30 GMT|pg|| nt|aardv: 10;|pg|| nt|aardv: :30|pg|| nt|aardv: thanks|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Yes correct 10.30|pg|| pg|| qx|c16|st||md|2SJ873HAK7D642C843,SK5HQ953DAT93CAJ5,SQT64H42DQJ87CQT2,SA92HJT86DK5CK976|sv|e|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2N!|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3S|an|4h|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h2|pc|h6|pc|hK|pc|h3|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|h4|pc|hT|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h9|pc|s4|nt|odysseus69: looks natural to win jack and club to jack|pg|| pc|hJ|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c8|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dK|pc|d2|pc|d3|pg|| nt|odysseus69: now 3 rounds of diamonds and 3 rounds of spades|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c4|pc|cA|pc|cT|pg|| mc|10|pg|| 富二代精品国产app