Message from discussion A Hand from a Sectional Swiss
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From: goldf...@ocf.berkeley.edu (David Goldfarb)
Subject: Re: A Hand from a Sectional Swiss
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In article <k7hpur$ti...@dont-email.me>,
Steve Willner <swill...@nhcc.net> wrote:
>On 2012-11-05 4:53 PM, Will in New Haven wrote:
>> first seat, no one vulnerable:
>> XX QJT9XXX VOID AKXX
>If I were going to preempt, it would be 5H. That seems excessive, so
>I'll go with the normal 1H. Reverse the pointed suits or make the clubs
>KQxx and I think I'd choose 5H instead.
I've seen Kit Woolsey say that you should preempt to the level where
you're not sure what you're hoping for. If you preempt 5H here, I think
you're definitely hoping for the opponents to bid 5S. 4H strikes me as
more in line with Woolsey's Guideline.
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