[BLML] An incredible hand

Herman De Wael hermandw at skynet.be
Tue Dec 5 15:47:07 CET 2017


Gordon Rainsford wrote:
> Since my name is not Herman, I won’t open the “obvious” 1H but will
> instead go for the obscure 4S bid.
>

I must admit that I would have thought abut 1H, indeed.
But sadly it was not me.

What do you think about opening 1Sp?
Would you consider that a 'weak opening at the one-level' and thus not 
permitted (at this level)?
The 'rule of 18' is no longer of application in Belgian system regulations.

Herman.

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> A real case from Belgium's competition:
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>
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> QJT98753
> 643
> 5
> 8
>
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> it gets better:
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> you're non-vul against vul, third in hand,
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> and the bidding starts :
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> pass - pass
>




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