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Andy Caranicas
Andy Caranicas
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 31, 2011
Last Seen
Oct. 13
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I live in Minnesota and play when I can, with the demands of a full time job and family allowing.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning GNT B or being in the elevator with Bill Gates and not realizing it until my friend pointed him out
Bridge Accomplishments
GNT flight B Champion - 0-1500 Spingold Champion
Regular Bridge Partners
Richard Lawson, Eric Hendrickson, Paul Gutterman
Member of Bridge Club(s)
MGSC
Favorite Tournaments
Any NABC
BBO Username
Greek A
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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How to play 3NT at Matchpoints
I was declarer and ran the 8 losing to the Q. South held K10xx so I made the contract but I wasn't sure what the right play is. My thinking is that N has shown 5 spades and 3 hearts, and presumable has the A as well as two ...
How to play 3NT at Matchpoints
How did I miss that? South bit 2 over 2. Diagram has been fixed.
How to play 3NT at Matchpoints
As far as overtricks, it looks like N did open a light hand, so I imagine the field will be in a H partial after West opens a normal 15-17 NT. Thus overtricks won't come into play.
How to play 3NT at Matchpoints
True, but South did make some noise at his second turn, so he has to have something, which leaves N with a light opener.
Andy Caranicas's bidding problem: AQ98 J QT96543 2
The way I remember the hand, you have 13 tops on any lead in NT.
Andy Caranicas's bidding problem: AQ98 J QT96543 2
This was my partner's hand and he chose 2NT. I held J10xxx AKQx AKx A. It's the first time I've opened a 21-count and got a GF response. Hearts were 4-4 and K offside, so 7, 7, and 7NT all make but we bid and ...
Matchpoints 1NT play problem
i like the idea of J at T2.
Andy Caranicas's bidding problem: 8752 KQJT8 AQ8 3
Richard notice below partner's actual hand contained Ax and stiff 9
Andy Caranicas's bidding problem: 8752 KQJT8 AQ8 3
At our table N came in with 3, but my partner said he was planning to pass my 2 bid with the E hand.
What are your pet peeves?
I used to get the "nice to see young people playing" quite often, but then it just stopped. I can't figure out why.
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