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Finn Kolesnik
Finn Kolesnik
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Member Since
Feb. 15, 2018
Last Seen
April 23
Member Type
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about me

USBF junior-14

Country
United States of America

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Favorite Tournaments
NABC's
BBO Username
fkolesnik
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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Well said, I certainly understand your point and it makes sense. But when a strong team gets a tough draw early it is usually from their own doing of not performing in the swiss(most likely) and strong teams can get tough draws when seeded if a team has far ...
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I don’t see how the predictive ness of the Swiss is relevant to the fairness of an event. With seeding points the higher seeds have a huge advantage in an event because of there past results, in what way is that fair for an open event?
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Why couldn’t you just do the same schedule but with full day matches so the Soloway ends on Sunday that seems far superior to me. Also Brian, you claimed that the Soloway is somewhat randomized by the qualifying Swiss but to me it seems the opposite. Currently the teams ...
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Mike: You make the suggestion that some newer players might want to “dip their toes in the water” and not be worrying about playing vs the top competition. But in my experience when newer players play in top events THEY WANT to play against the toughest field. Newer players who ...
What Does This Double Mean?
It seems penalty-ish but partner is welcome to pull and all it promises is some extras and defense.
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I see a lot of comments about how they wish the Soloway wasn’t approved but to me it seems like the best event the ACBL has made. When I play in a top event like the Spingold if I make it to the round of 64 I have to ...
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Drop jobs should be allowed
1D or 1NT? My marriage is on the line...!
This is an upgrade to a strong NT and an easy acceptance of an invite, I understand not wanting to upgrade a 13 count with a 6c minor but what do you rebid with this hand over 1M, in my opinion this is clearly too good for 2D and 3D ...
How Not To Fill Out a Convention Card Part 1
May Pass?!?! Ok, with no UI Pass is super clear to me(partner can either X with values to beat it, Pass, or ask which suit I have and save there). If you have a clear bid you should still bid it!
1D or 1NT? My marriage is on the line...!
For me 1NT is auto
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