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Mason Barge
Mason Barge
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 8, 2015
Last Seen
April 13
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning my first Open Pairs at a tournament.
Bridge Accomplishments
Won the Mini-McKenney and Ace of Clubs last year (2015), albeit in the lowly 50-100 bracket. Well, I'm a beginner!
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Club of Atlanta
Favorite Tournaments
Greenville/Hilton Head Regionals
Favorite Conventions
Kickback RKC
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Tarokh Taefi 2/1
2 over 1 (3635481 - 9079653)
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Bob Abrams
Standard 2/1
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Charlie Babcock 2/1
2 over 1 (3635481 - 9079653)
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Was I injured
How could West have enough HCP to invite?
Jack Feagin's bidding problem: AQT96 2 KJT7 932
That's an excellent point, but I'm still opening this hand in first seat at match points.
Craig Biddle's bidding problem: KQ743 J85432 2 Q
This is why I like to keep 2 as a weak two bid. Better question: if the bidding goes pass, pass, do you open this hand third seat vul?
Rich Newell's bidding problem: AQJ 53 Q5 AT8753
"Some kind of 3 heart raise" is insufficient information. How is it different from 3?
Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
I didn't understand that this was a UI problem. If I think partner has misconstrued my bid as forcing, pass becomes 100%.
Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
So this opponent is going to come in over 3 but pass over 2?
Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
If this is a game try asking "how good is your 2 bid", your 2 bid is flat minimum. If he wanted to force, he could bid -- well, anything but 2 or 3. With my luck, if I bid game, my unknown partner would intend 3 ...
When can 1m-1M-2M be based on 3 card support?
Since a 1NT response guarantees at least 2-card spade support, responder can bid 2S with 5 spades and no game interest. With game interest, he bids NMF.
Rebid Problem?
3 because it's where I want to play the hand if partner is very weak. 2NT is odds-on to get a negative score across from a minimum partner with no club honor. IMHO the hand is just too strong for a 2 rebid. 2? I foresee ...
True North American Championships Coming
Is this proposal to build a 30-foot orange barrier a joke, or some sort of plot by the citrus industry? I demand that these fruitist suggestions be ended and that barriers be built from apples and peaches, at least in alternate years!!!

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