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Wild Hand

Posted by Sartaj Hans on Thursday, 24 October 2013 at 12:26

In competitive auctions, it often pays to bid one more with wild hands. My partner Michael Whibley took one such successful decision on this hand (Board 3 of round 2):

As North he held

The bidding on the hand was

Normally when the opponents bid 5-over-5, a partnership's actions range between doubling the contract and passing it out. With partner having shown support for his eight card suit, Michael decided that this was time for a different solution.

He bid 6C which was spectacularly successful for the full hand was :

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