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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
Last Seen
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Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President 2008-2019,  board member since 1999

District Vice-President

Executive Editor, Diamond in the Ruff

Retired appellate attorney

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Bakersfield club game
Would opening 1 have helped you "come out on top"?
Online Entries for San Francisco NABC
It's a good thing you have a day of rest coming, Barry.
Bridge club furnishings
18"? We went for 21" wide, [url=https://www.churchchairs4less.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-churchchairs4less-Site/default/Product-Variation?pid=FD-CH0221-4&dwvar_FD-CH0221-4_configColor=Navy%20Blue%20Dot%20Patterned%20Fabric%2fGold%20Vein%20Frame]this[/url] particular chair. Product details are also at the link. Some of the seats have been flattened out by some of ...
Bridge club furnishings
Our club has the single post tables. They've worked out fine and I haven't noticed a particular tipping problem, although 9 years in a few tables have paper wedges for stability.
Bridge club furnishings
Our local club purchased chairs online from this [url=https://www.churchchairs4less.com/?kpid=go_cmp-1701184223_adg-65644585359_ad-386548938854_kwd-299582899902_dev-c_ext-_prd-&utm_campaign=%5BBrand%5D%20ChurchChairs4Less%20-%20EX&gclid=Cj0KCQiA2vjuBRCqARIsAJL5a-JPO7KuqJ-dQA9LCzAknV1qXytv487yPrgAsIxw5w98QYxVPwX63dsaAlOGEALw_wcB]site[/url] and they've held up well for the last 9 years. Someone else found our side tables shopping in San Francisco, so I can't ...
Complete your profile or else suffer the wrath of Khan
What would convince you they are serious about optional information?
Comparable call?
Playing 4 suit transfers, 2 is often a prelude to a 2NT invitational bid not necessarily showing a 4 card major, though it is ostensibly Stayman. Depending on which version of Lebensohl I'm playing, I may or may not have an invitational bid over interference, so I don ...
Do Sandwich No Trump bids need to be alerted
They quoted the one-page chart, not the 19-page pamphlet.
Checkback off by passed hand?
Would it be too much effort to give polling options like "1. Yes. "2. No."? However, since you asked three questions: 1. "Checkback off by passed hand?" No, though the GF forcing 2 rebid is now highly invitational. 2 still forces a 2 bid in addition to ...
Do Sandwich No Trump bids need to be alerted
Odd that no one has quoted the ACBL's [url=http://web2.acbl.org/documentLibrary/play/AlertProcedures.pdf]Alert Procedures[/url] yet. From page 14: "Systemically unbalanced or conventional 1NT . . . overcalls by an unpassed hand, when permitted, . . . require an Alert. "Example: 1-P-1-1NT If this shows the other two ...
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