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## Slam Bidding with the robots What sort of hand can North have for this response?

### #1pilowsky

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Posted 2021-May-06, 17:39

Before you get too excited, this is a "Best Hand" tourney.
What does GIB North have for the 5NT call and what are reasonable bids by South?
Here's a couple of cryptic clues.
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non est deus ex machina; även maskiner behöver lite kärlek.
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### #2LBengtsson

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Posted 2021-May-06, 22:07

guess. 5nt turbo (lol) A + K or K + K or AK so I bid 6 stop
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### #3pilowsky

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Posted 2021-May-07, 01:00

Turns out that North is telling me that it has an even number of keycards and a void.
2 is an integer, 4 is an integer and so is 0.

non est deus ex machina; även maskiner behöver lite kärlek.
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### #4LBengtsson

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Posted 2021-May-07, 05:25

pilowsky, on 2021-May-07, 01:00, said:

Turns out that North is telling me that it has an even number of keycards and a void.[/font]
2 is an integer, 4 is an integer and so is 0.
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LOL. tho 4 is a waste of bidding space, the robot knows no different. but what else is there to bid except 4? I do not splnter bids with void.
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### #5Cyberyeti

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Posted 2021-May-07, 09:05

LBengtsson, on 2021-May-07, 05:25, said:

LOL. tho 4 is a waste of bidding space, the robot knows no different. but what else is there to bid except 4? I do not splnter bids with void.

I only splinter with a void, go through 2N with a stiff with a human partner
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### #6johnu

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Posted 2021-May-07, 13:43

LBengtsson, on 2021-May-07, 05:25, said:

LOL. tho 4 is a waste of bidding space, the robot knows no different. but what else is there to bid except 4? I do not splnter bids with void.

You are much more likely to be able to make a slam with a void, as opposed to a singleton.

I use 3NT over 1, 3 over 1 to show an unspecified singleton (next step asks for singleton). When opener doesn't have a slam going hand, this avoids information leakage, at least until the opening lead.

Triple jumps show a void (3NT over 1 shows a spade void).

With more high cards, I have a similar scheme to show singletons and voids over a Jacoby 2NT response.
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### #7nige1

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Posted 2021-May-07, 14:05

Pilowsky "Turns out that North is telling me that it has an even number of keycards and a void. 2 is an integer, 4 is an integer, and so is 0.'
+++++++++++++++++++++
Well bid, both of you

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