White Papers

 

 

The attached white papers were written in response to requests

for discussions on various topics.  They are presented here for

your consideration.

 

If there is a topic upon which you have a question and which might make a good subject for a paper, please e-mail me at d_legrow@att.net

 

 

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Lebensohl De-Mystified (New)

 

Directional Inverted Minors

 

Four-Way Transfers Over 1NT

 

Help! My 1NT Overcall Just Got Doubled for Penalty!

 

Dealing with the Opponents' Strong Club or Weak Notrump Openers

 

Managing Your Convention Card

 

Weak or Strong Jump Shifts?

 

How Can I Win Gold Points?

 

Stopping Legal Abuse at the Table

 

Developing a Bidding Philosophy

 

Overcalls and Takeout Doubles

 

When Partners Overcall...

 

Dealing with Partner's Penalty Doubles

 

Support Doubles

 

Balancing

 

The Dilemma When Partner Bids Strongly (and Lebensohl)

 

Responding to 1NT Overcalls

 

Reverses

 

Treatment of Inverted Minor Raises

 

Fourth-Suit Forcing

 

Roman KeyCard Blackwood (RKCB) and Variations

 

Splinters Over 1NT Openers

 

The Philosophy and Implementation of Game Tries

 

The Most Common (and Dangerous) Bidding Errors

 

Breaks in Tempo

 

Knockout Strategy

 

Things to Discuss with Partner (Before Starting Play)

 

Dirigo (Transfer Overcall System)