Weekly games 12/21, calling with 2 trump + off suit ace

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Weekly games 12/21, calling with 2 trump + off suit ace

Unread post by Dlan » Thu Dec 24, 2020 1:02 pm

I have shown examples of this in the past and here’s another. These thin calls may give your team the winning advantage you need when playing against experienced players.


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Unread post by Wes (aka the legend) » Fri Dec 25, 2020 6:22 pm

In this hand I would actually pass. Having 2 out of 3 second round suits blocked is enough defense for me not to call marginal. My two low trump+off ace calls are really for those spots where I block nothing in the 2nd round or only block 1 out of 3 suits. Basically the theoretical idea is the higher the cost of passing the more marginal we need to call. I'm guessing that having 2 out of 3 suits blocked lowers the cost of passing enough to make calling this marginal not worth it. That said, with a large lead, I may still call when I have 2/3 suits blocked. With a large lead we have the right to be more paranoid becuz a euchre now doesn't cost that much.

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