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Howard Sandler
Howard Sandler
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 6, 2012
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired college professor.  

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Scoring 800 on a set of Bridge World MSC hands and seeing my name listed on the panel of experts (January, 1981).
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Vanderbilt Bridge Club, Nashville, Tn.
BBO Username
hms1234
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Has the site got an IT issue?
Steve, Yes, there is: the Site Feedback Forum http://bridgewinners.com/forums/browse/bridge-winners-site-feedback/ You may have to join it. There are already some comments as well as a response from Polly Siegel.
Following or not?
I am following you, but don't have an alert for this comment. I checked a few others I am following and those alerts are also missing.
You be the director!
FWIW, I was watching the Trials recently and saw Meckstroth and Rodwell have a misunderstanding on this auction. It didn't seem that they had a agreement. After the hand, one of them said that from now on 2 was diamonds. I don't remember the NT range involved ...
Interview with Sylvia Shi
Great series of interviews. The hits just keep on coming. thanks.
Delayed Alert
After the auction is over, we say something like "We had an Ace asking sequence".
Gavin Wolpert's bidding problem: AKQJ9 Q43 85 T92
Jay, We now have agreed that 3 is NMF (GF) and that 2 is NF. It may not be best, but at least it's an agreement.
Gavin Wolpert's bidding problem: AKQJ9 Q43 85 T92
Jay, I will. Hms
Gavin Wolpert's bidding problem: AKQJ9 Q43 85 T92
I held this hand this afternoon. After the hand was over, my partner was pretty clear that 2 was not forcing. I considered 2 but wasn't sure myself. He said he would have passed 2 had I bid it. I thought about 3 but I ...
Common Game; two down in a freely bid game for ave+
http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/common-game-2017-04-07-board-2/ Barry, We were -250 for a 56% score on a freely-bid 3NT. I was sure it was going to be a zero. Club games are weird, no matter the club. Hms
Max Schireson's bidding problem: KJ8 T3 K962 T642
Max, My partner bid 3NT as well. I posted the hand http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/bidding-problem-2-ucccz93z7v/?cj=492496#c492496 after you did, obviously without having seen your poll. Frances, Very close. The other hand was A6 AKJ75 AQJT5 9. I did pass 3NT. Hms
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