RedZ Common Game Analysis June 18, 2021

Red Common Game Friday June 18 2021Analysis by John Jones Hand  1 – This deal illustrates why good bidders subtract a point when holding 4333 hands.  I’m sure that a common but inaccurate auction for East/West is: Pass   1NT   3NT.   Blah!!!   I put the hands into the Kaplan – Rubens hand evaluator:  http://www.jeff-goldsmith.org/cgi-bin/knr.cgi   and sure […]

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 15, 2021

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 15, 2021 Analysis by Mark Bartusek (mjbartusek@cox.net) Common Game Analysis PLEASE GIVE COMMENTS and THANK MARK FOR HIS COMMENTARY Hand 1 – Some Easts will open 1H (usually playing a strong club system), but most players will pass with a hand that they would not consider an opening bid. If […]

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 14, 2021

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 14, 2021 Board 1 – EW should have the auction to themselves, E opening 1S, W responding a forcing 1NT and E rebidding 2H. W will content herself with 3S showing a three-card limit raise (the fitting major cards are nice, but the hand still has eight losers even counting […]

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 8, 2021

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 8, 2021 Board 1. This hand will be either very easy and E-W will get a good result if they bid four spades as they will make 5 from the West side. What makes this hand interesting – is South’s decision – if South passes over East’s 1 diamond opener […]

RedZ Common Game Analysis June 7, 2021

Analysis by John Jones   Hand 1 – The double dummy analysis shows that North/South can make 6H or 6D. Only massive overbidders will get close to a slam. It is possible to pass the hands out. Would I open the North hand in first chair? No! I normally open most hands with 12 HCP. With […]