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Ping Hu
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 16, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Scored a 64% section top in my first NABC game (Red Ribbon) with a partner I never played before.
Favorite Tournaments
NABC
Favorite Conventions
My favorite system is Precision and I'm always looking partners who is willing to play it.
BBO Username
ping2827
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
Copy of Precision
Precision
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Precision - GCC
Precision
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Results GNT
http://bridgefinesse.com/ACBLLive/NABC172GNTO4KO.htm
Brackets, yes or no ?
The simple answer is players want to get masterpoints. A bracket KO could cost $400+ per team if it reaches finals.
Brackets, yes or no ?
Bracket in bridge is more like chess tournament. The idea is have teams with similar strength to play in the same group. In chess this is done with chess rating and limit higher rated players to player in their own class. However players are usually allowed to enter group one ...
Requesting a higher bracket
In a recent regional bracketed Swiss team one team ask TD to put them in a higher bracket. After the brackets came out the TD switched this team with one team from a higher bracket. So TD has a lot of power in determining brackets.
Source of PBN/Deal Files + matchpoint results?
Eric, Here is an example for 2012 Fall NABC http://www.acbl.org/tournaments_page/nabcs/past-nabcs/san-francisco-2012/ Click on Recaps on each day to get results. Click on Hand Records to get hand records. Be aware there is another link to hand records for NABC+ events.
Source of PBN/Deal Files + matchpoint results?
There are some ways to filter commongame results for strong players. If you are interested, send me a private message. You could also find ACBL tournament game from live.acbl.org. There is also an API gateway to retrieve game data including hand records for programmers.
Jeff Miller's bidding problem: 6 AKQJT9 765 543
How many total tricks are there on this hand? If there are 20, I should bid 5, otherwise I should double. Opponents is weak side with E passed hand and W preempt. If partner don't have support there may not be 20 total tricks. The flip side ...
Is there something better than BBO?
I wish there could be a customized bidding robot. Player could define their bidding system/agreement and robot just follow it.
ATB
Yes, bridge is simple. There goal of bidding is to find possible games. Here the possibility is 4, 4, 3N and 5. South knows 4 is not likely. The question is how should he evaluates his hand. I typically would discount singleton Q and J. With ...
ATB
But we are playing Precision here. South knows pd upper limit. North only needs to describe his hand. Without 4 and 2nd 4 card suit, he should bid 1N and south rebid 2. Now North could raise to 3. If the agreement is to play 2 ...
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