The Brilliant General Knowledge Quiz Book by Kevin Snelgrove

By Kevin Snelgrove

Are you familiar with a variety of topics? Do you take pleasure in checking out approximately recognized humans and studying attention-grabbing evidence? or even you're a quizmaster wanting fabric? no matter what your cause of taking a look at this ebook, you're absolute to discover whatever new.
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West North East South 1 ?  7  A J 10 7 3  A 10 2  K J 10 4 With a singleton spade, your hand will be very good for play in all suits. Does this mean you should double? In a recent Nationals in the finals of the Spingold teams, Zia Mahmood bid 2 with this hand but Jeff Meckstroth made a takeout double. On this occasion, doubling was right since partner had six clubs and no hearts. The point here is that nothing is perfect. Even experts disagree. Deviant shapes that may have to make takeout doubles 1.

First, your K is poorly placed. West rates to have the high hearts, which means your K is worth less than you are hoping for. Second, North will play at the two-level, not the one-level, which adds a large measure of cost to your adventure when you get doubled. Let’s say you double and let’s say the opponents just go on to some final contract. They will know where the high cards are and will play the hand as well as possible. It doesn’t make much sense to bid when you know you will get a bad result for doing so.

Be aware that when you have a big hand with only a five-card minor suit, the bidding can become embarrassing in a hurry. Try to avoid doubling and bidding a minor with only a five-card suit. Continuing with example hands: West North East South 1 ? Q2 AJ8 AJ KQJ763 Start with 2. This is an 18-point hand, but it has many flaws. It has some wasted cards, plus the opening bid was 1. That 1 bid should worry you. It alerts you that there may be some spade bidding by them, which means you will have to bid clubs at the three- or four- or even the five-level.

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