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Jim Perkins
Jim Perkins
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 16, 2015
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

Off and on bridge player since mid-80s. Really serious again (as of 2013). Took 10 years off to play serious poker.


Current Partners: (Regulars) Jonathan Holmes, Yehudit Hasin-Brumshten, Wayne Karson.


"Bridge is a game and is meant to be fun."


"In the entire history of poker, more money has been lost than won via the slowplay."

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Partner making +1430 while losing 3 tricks (Vul 1Dxx making 4). This after they went down 3 x'd and Vul prior hand. "We should be playing rubber, P." Repeating Vul 1Dxx making 4. Making +920 while losing 4 tricks. NV 1Sxx making 3. Seems my partners are always declaring these.
Bridge Accomplishments
Winning 2016 Grand National Teams, Flight B; Besting 2 different teams headed by Billy Miller and Josh Donn in the same compact KO (but not winning anyway). Wining flight B in Friday Open Stratified Pairs with Yehudit Hasin-Brumshten at LA Long Beach Regional, July 1, 2016. Repeating with Yu at the Orange Co. Regional, winning flight B on Saturday Open Pairs. Winning over 100 MasterPoints in the month of July 2016.
Regular Bridge Partners
Jonathan Holmes; Yehudit Hasin-Brumshten; Wayne Karson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Barrington Bridge Club (West Los Angeles), Beverly Hills Bridge Club
Favorite Tournaments
any NABC; Palm Springs Regional; Ventura Regional
Favorite Conventions
Strong Club with transfer positives, Meckwell Structure over our 1NT, Transfers wherever and whenever legal; intermediate jump shifts; next suit "mark time" asking for further description but not necessarily showing anything in particular other than interest
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
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Jim Perkins's bidding problem: A54 Q8642 Q QJ73
I opted for 2 thinking that I wanted partner to evaluate his holding in that suit for purposes of slam. Partner thought that my sequence (2 followed by 4) was an overbid and suggested 2NT. The slam was cold with KQx,AKxxx,xx,AKx opposite.
Team League Structure in ACBL
Three different events over a year. But getting people to show up.
Team League Structure in ACBL
Turned out to be nearly impossible to hold interest for players, especially on teams that were out of contention, for even 4 sessions, let alone a whole year. The culture of "competing for your club" has not taken hold here, and in general, in the colonies there is more of ...
Tablets with a table feel
OK, Jeff. Don't play in this game then. Btw -- re staring at a screen -- are you being paid for your time here?
Tablets with a table feel
I wish my cell phone had a virtual rotary dial also. Because . . . well, really.
Team League Structure in ACBL
October 11, 2018 was the final session of the Fall League for U562. That marks our full allocation of Extended Play Team League competitions. The usual suspects were the winners, and in general, I am too worn out to champion these events in the future. At least that's how ...
How frequent/useful is 1M--3m (nat inv) ? Im looking for hands where responder got INV and a long minor.
2/1 except when suit is rebid.
Teachers, I could use some help
Most IP owners (Coolio excepted) are more than happy to have their work re-distributed. What causes a problem is when the re-distributor begins to profit off the endeavor. And generally the rights owner can't afford to enforce against a bridge teacher because . . . well bridge teachers don't live in ...
Jim Perkins's bidding problem: 7652 A5 Q4 AKJT9
A bit more than 10-12.
Key Card Blackwood
I saw it. In the past week. Wed Afternoon, 10/3, The Common Game. S held all 5 keys with the Q and opened 2, rebid 3 after which N launched into RKC and landed in 6NT when S misresponded. N: K853 KQ96 5 Q875 S: AJ2 A ...

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