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Nathan Finkle
Nathan Finkle
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Member Since
Dec. 8, 2015
Last Seen
July 16
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Princeton University Class of 2021 and Bridge Team Captain. USBF Junior. I love honest feedback, so please give it!

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Placing in the finals of the Lyon 2017 World Youth Open Championships BAM
Favorite Conventions
Kickback, Modified Jacoby 2NT
BBO Username
hijunny132
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Nathan Finkle's bidding problem: A6 J762 T9876 J2
You’re both correct, that’s exactly what happened
A Junior's Perspective on Promoting Bridge
As a fellow junior, I'd like to weigh in and say that, while card-play is probably the best way to teach juniors the game while still keeping them interested, different people become hooked for different reasons. I personally found system design and conventions to be the most interesting part ...
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: T5 A98762 --- AKQ76
Even if partner has xxxx Kxx xxxx xx, we have a good chance at making game. I bid 4, which does overstate my HCPs but not (my much) my playing strength. If partner has Axxx x xxxx xxxx, we have a good chance in making slam in clubs, which ...
Nathan Finkle's bidding problem: 95 AKQT98 --- J8532
This was the other hand https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/bidding-problem-2-ylcrmmj9t6/
Nathan Finkle's bidding problem: 97 AKJT9864 A4 8
https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/bidding-problem-2-43qdsurzjl/ My last poll had a majority bidding 4
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: 75 AKQJ76 732 Q2
How do you differentiate between a mild and serious slam try?
Nathan Finkle's bidding problem: AK9763 QJ2 Q762 ---
That’s not what we’d agreed at that point
JTx, AQ, Ax, KQT8xx
What scoring? It might make a difference because opening 1NT makes getting to a club slam much more difficult, and getting there is probably more important at IMPs
BW 2/1: Opener's "High Reverse"
I wouldn’t make a high reverse with a hand with a 5 card side suit and only 10 HCPs but I would with 12
Nathan Finkle's bidding problem: Qx x KQTx JT7xxx
I figured that she must not have had her bid and was surprised when she came down with that diamond holding
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