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Alex Perlin
Alex Perlin
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 7, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
going down 8 in 6NT with 10 solid spades in dummy
Bridge Accomplishments
TWO last places in the final of national open BAM; 8/8 missing day 2 of Reisinger; 5/5 missing day 3 of Platinum
Favorite Tournaments
Platinum Pairs and Reisinger
Favorite Conventions
RKC
BBO Username
ashdown4
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Congrats Alex Perlin!
Big thanks to Steve and everyone else for so many kind words. I was very lucky to come in first in a robot tournament, but I am luckier still to have so many good friends!
Should you duck Kx?
This board is among my top 3 regrets from Philadelphia. I finally figured out why I should have covered the club two seconds after I had ducked it ;) Partner opened a preempt on a 5-bagger. North was not going to have honor fourth in a major on the side. In ...
What is going on?
This is what happens, when after an auction P - 2N; 6N - 7N a panel of experts is required to choose the worst bid.
Balicki-Zmudzinski May Play Freely in EBL!
It is going to pain me to write this comment. I used to really like Adam Z. He was fun to kibitz and for 3 years between 2012 and 2015 I thought I could learn something from him. Nevertheless, I would be remiss not to point out a fundamental data ...
Have you ever seen this auction before?
I perpetrated this auction (1) - 4 on board 16 of the 2nd final of Blue Ribbon Pairs in Denver 2015. At the time we played this call as showing 6 spades, a 5 card minor and enough playing strength to be in game. While my hand roughly matched ...
Horrible ruling : Daily Bulletin March 17, page 9
For avoidance of ambiguity, I find the tone and language of the OP and subsequent comments by the same person completely unacceptable. My call for taking the high road is a statement that when we deal with confrontational posts like that, we can and should treat third parties with proper ...
Horrible ruling : Daily Bulletin March 17, page 9
EW partnership are friends of mine. I frequently challenge them for online matches, because they are nice people who generally play sound and occasionally inspired bridge right down the middle. It is a great practice for national events. I have been playing in tournaments for about 18 years. Never in ...
Digging the spade suit
Partner and I discussed this one with a small variation that LHO actually raised to 4D. We thought declarer should play a spade to the ace. Assume both follow low. Then play HA, DA tossing H from dummy, HK, club from dummy to the ace in hand, then exit spade ...
Reisinger Gems
That was memorable. Having scored only 7.5 in the first session, I was just hoping, maybe, we could improve a bit and cobble together a semblance of a decent set. First board out of the box we bid 1N-3N like we are supposed to. And then we get this ...
Swings and other matters
Hello Henry, All of us have seen many individual boards that exhibited low variation of results, perhaps, a long string of 420s and 450s or a partscore hand with results ranging from -50 to +110. A swiss match can certainly be composed of two such low variance hands and five ...
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