[BLML] Non-transfer accepted

Eric Landau ehaa at starpower.net
Tue Sep 21 15:56:38 CEST 2010


On Sep 20, 2010, at 11:44 PM, richard.hills at immi.gov.au wrote:

> Imps
> Dlr: North
> Vul: East-West
>
> The bidding has gone:
>
> WEST      NORTH     EAST      SOUTH
> ---       1NT(1)    Pass      2NT(2)
> Pass      3D        Pass      ?
>
> (1) 12-14
> (2) Balanced invitation - incorrectly alerted
>
> You, South, hold:
>
> A52
> K74
> KT8
> QT75
>
> What logical alternative do you choose?

3NT.

> What logical alternative, if any, is unLawful?

None.  3D is (I assume) an "impossible" bid with no defined meaning  
in my methods.  If (as I further assume) pard has alerted 2NT as a  
transfer to diamonds, he has given me no information (U or otherwise)  
about his hand that might suggest any call over any other at this point.


Eric Landau
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Silver Spring MD 20910
ehaa at starpower.net



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