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Greg Humphreys
Greg Humphreys
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 4, 2010
Last Seen
May 25
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I'm a former professor of computer science; now I work at Twitch trying to pretend video games are a job.   Or something like that.

Sometimes I build websites. I built the one you're looking at now.  If you find any bugs, I'm pretty sure they're Steve's fault.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
2dXX+1, +760. Lose 8 imps to Billy Miller.
Bridge Accomplishments
Mixed Pairs: 3rd, 4th, 1st. Mixed BAM: 3rd. Fast Pairs: 6th. 2 Day Swiss: 10th. Otherwise I pretty much just suck, all the time.
Regular Bridge Partners
Max Aeschbacher, Adam Parrish, Ida Grönkvist, and OKAY FINE, Jenni Carmichael.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Jefferson Bridge Association
Favorite Tournaments
Hawaii, Bermuda, Hunt Valley, Santa Clara, Charleston
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
Gavin Wolpert / Greg Humphreys
[big]2/1 GF, 3/1 natural invitational (except 1M-3!d), 1M-2x-2N=waiting[/big]
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2/1 GF, 3/1 natural invitational (except 1M-3!d), 1M-2x-2N=waiting
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Adam Kaplan
2/1 GF, 3/1 nat. inv., 1M-2x-2M shows 5, 1M-2x-2N 6+, xfers over 1!c
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Max Aeschbacher / Greg Humphreys
Two over one (HML), 3/1 nat. inv except 3!d, 1M-2x-2M waiting
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Ankur and Greg
2 over 1
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Cologne court judges the prosecution of Wladow-Elinescu vs. Deutscher Bridge Verband.
Comment hidden because the community feels that suggesting murder is not appropriate, and I tend to agree.
Delayed Alert
That's fine, but when it [b]means[/b] is at odds with what it [b]says[/b], that's when you know it's time to revise.
Delayed Alert
and yet, we have: "Keycard- or Ace-asking calls and responses above the level of 3NT: Delayed Alert" Obviously the procedures have annoying corner cases, but these documents are in pretty desperate need of a rewrite, if not the actual rules behind them.
Delayed Alert
Ridiculous results, doubled or redoubled
Went -5200 in 6cXX against Max Hardy in a BAM at the Anaheim NABC in 2000. We did not win the board.
When else can 1m-1M-2M be based on 3 card support?
Funny, I think the raise to 2 is pretty automatic (unless playing precision), and much more likely to lead to a good contract than rebidding 1NT. To each his own, I guess.
Dear GIB can we please take this bid off the card???
3 invitational with clubs is a pretty good treatment, as is 3 invitational with diamonds. Those hands are very, very difficult to deal with after forcing notrumps. Also passed hands cannot make forcing bids, so 1NT is not forcing by a passed hand.
Article on main page that people can't access
It's a bug. We're bad at software :(
True North American Championships Coming
ATB (April Fools!)
I'm impressed that you managed to break the auction display system.

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