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Paul Friedman
Paul Friedman
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 28, 2010
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I always play my partner's system; that way it is her/his fault.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Kibitzing O. Jacoby in his last Reisinger session; Guessing a Queen on a 2-way finesse. Last happened 8:39 p.m., 23 June 1986
Bridge Accomplishments
Regular Bridge Partners
Ian Wilson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
St Petersburg, FL
Favorite Tournaments
N.A. Nationals
Favorite Conventions
Blue Team Club; Your convention card.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
Memphis Report from BOD Member, District 17
Stu: Is Committee of Public Safety being considered?
-140 Esoteric
140 is: my bowling average by batting average my spouse's IQ (on a bad day) my usual MP score on a 156 average a fairly blood thirsty psalm -140 is usually better than -200.
2019 Buffett Cup
Peg: Great to see that you are the Captain of this team! A well-deserved honor for my favorite ornithophile.
Optimum contract at Swiss teams
How about: 1 - 2 3 - 3 3NT - 4 6
Rebid after J2NT
I agree with Tom. First determine if you have 12+ tricks. If you do, then check for aces.
North was a bit aggressive, but South's 2NT with 11 losers and no potential ruffing values seems quite excessive.
I the partnership agreement for this double is: take out: 100% blame for West penalty: 100% blame to East for forgetting co-operative: 100% blame to BOTH for agreeing to this. Two-way (either t/o or penalty "partner can tell which from their own hand"): see co-operative above No agreement: no ...
Profitable For-Profit Bridge Clubs
I might well be mis-remembering, but I think Robson's club has its own rating scheme.
New suit rebid by opener
Ian: When one is only strong enough for one bid, support with support. If you bid 1 with a minimum hand also holding three Hearts, your 2 rebid become wide ranging in both strength and shape. Also, with a minimum 3=5=(4/1) including high honor in ...
New suit rebid by opener
Assuming 5-card major openings, I think 2 should deny 3+ hearts. With 3-caard support for partner, I would have raised on the first round (or with a minimum, perhaps have bid 1NT if playing constructive raises).

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