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Howard Sandler
Howard Sandler
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 6, 2012
Last Seen
11 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired college professor.  

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
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Ethics, gamesmanship and the law
The other day we bid to a very good and safer 6NT when 6 was an option. I got an extremely favorable lead that gave me an extra trick. I decided to play the spades for one loser rather than relying on another suit (Ax opposite KQxxx) to break ...
Ethics, gamesmanship and the law
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Rate mY Idiocy
Michael, For the average club player, yes. Hms
Rate mY Idiocy
Mike, They always cover if they can. They always hitch if they can’t cover. Hms
Have you e ver seen a worse claim
Burns' Third Law: You cannot make 3NT on a cross-ruff.
Comic NT
According to there was a psychic control as part of the convention. Perhaps that came into play with Meckwell.
Over 3m-3NT- pass - do you play any special methods?
Systems on. 4 stayman. 4. 4 transfers. 5 super Gerber.
FWIW, we bid 1 1 4 (me) 5 (trump ask) 6...easy game.
Upgrading, disclosure and ethics under the laws of bridge as promulgated by the ACBL (2017)
Dave, IMO, you haven’t erred. Thanks , Hms
Best line of play?
David, Marty, You are right. I was focused on combining the diamond finesse succeeding with a safety play in clubs. Hms

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