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Oleg Rubinchik
Oleg Rubinchik
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 18, 2010
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am 45 year old. Moved to NY USA from Moscow, Russia about 15 years ago.

Playing bridge for 25 years, chess for 40 years.

Play, direct and write newletters for UN bridge club. I try my best to play regionals on East Coast and at least 2 NABC per year.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning Truscott BAM in NY Regional
Bridge Accomplishments
second in 0-5000 Spingold, some regional success
Regular Bridge Partners
Igor Milman, George Krizel
Member of Bridge Club(s)
BBO, Gambler, UN bridge club
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Igor Milman - Oleg Rubinchik
Short club
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Oleg Rubinchik - Dmitry Abramson
SA + weak 1NT
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First unpleasant experience of changed 2017 Laws
I can recall about 20 cases when I made a wrong reply on Blackwood. Different reasons: by purpose, miscounted key cards, misbid, wanted to make one bid but actually made another "due to loss of concentration regarding the intent." I cannot recall the single instance when my wrong reply was ...
Feedback: ACBL Convention Charts
"Psyching an Artificial opening bid" listed as "Disallowed Bidding Agreements." Because psyching by definition cannot be covered by agreement I don't think it is correct place to put it.
Cell Phone Penalty
Size does not matter if penalty assigned consistently.
Should a Committee, Overturn or Uphold This Ruling? (And how would you, as a director, have ruled?)
Hi Dan, I believe you are mistaken. Alerting and providing information in that case not only proper, but it is duty of the player according the law. All information from the correct explanation is UI to partner, it would not benefit him, because if that UI used, directors are in ...
Reducing the Manipulation Factor in Robot Individuals
And why do we need to "increase the number of similar contracts and similar opening leads on boards"? This supposed to be a bridge game tournament, not quiz solving competition. As for robot caused luck ... this particular luck you are trying to eliminate very strongly connected with skills. There is ...
Should a Committee, Overturn or Uphold This Ruling? (And how would you, as a director, have ruled?)
Sorry, side question. What about 1 bid by West. Was it alerted by East? If yes, what explanation was provided? My thoughts are: 1. EW using Mathe, so 1 bid that does not promise more than 3 cards in hearts is alertable. 2. East has duty to alert ...
Reducing the Manipulation Factor in Robot Individuals
Well, it could be good idea or bad idea, but why should anyone to try to prohibit it?
Reducing the Manipulation Factor in Robot Individuals
Hi Doug. Could you quote the law to confirm the following "The GiB opponents are being misinformed about what system the human is playing, which is a violation of the laws." I was under impression that opponents are entitled to know all _agreements_ only.
We Hope You Stay Home
Hi Jonathan, I have no doubts that if people like Peg and you saying there is a problem, the problem is real. But I cannot see that problem out of results from the latest Philadelphia regional. So, my post was to understand if I am misinterpreting the data or there ...
We Hope You Stay Home
Hi Peg, I just look at results the latest regional I played and do not really see _that_ kind of problem. Not sure if we were lucky here or I just missing something: I copied data with masterpoints given for first 4 places below: Sunday AX Swiss - 28 Tables: 1st ...

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