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Rich Regan
Rich Regan
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Member Since
Dec. 12, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Some people say I bid too much...

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Won mini Spingold in 2003 with Rob and Matt Meckstroth, Jim Hawkes, and Andy Hurd
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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BOD Restructure Vote
Steve, you state "BOARD ACCOUNTABILITY and tight linkage of skill to strategy and mission is necessary for business success." I read that as: we need better and more qualified BOD members. Fine, but that won't happen... ever... with 25 board members. Reducing it to 13 is the first step ...
Does Meckwell ever sleep on the couch?
You're playing an excellent system, also played by many top partnerships. It doesn't cover this exact hand with Jxxxx of hearts... next time the hearts will be 3-0. I don't see the problem.
Bidding philosophy
2S. Now partner can decide to bid 4S over 4H... or not. We're also not unhappy if partner doubles their 4H.
I Need Help With 1NT Openings
I haven't seen the answer to "Just out of curiosity, what are the penalties for making an illegal bid such as this?"
I Need Help With 1NT Openings
I have had long conversations about this with more than one national director. Their explanation was that I could not open 1NT with a small singleton, enough that my partner could field it. So I'm playing with a pick up partner, and in 3rd seat open 1N with KJxx ...
but partner, I only had 2 points, and one of them was worthless!
I would bid 4H under any circumstance, I do have 7 of them.
Would you let 7!H stand?
As with other BIT type rulings... this is an example of bridge laws I do not like. As it is, the rule is basically ... " if partner hesitates, I cannot make a good bid". "I must make a bid, or pass, that has no logical alternative." So, after a hesitation, I ...
Fascinating Drop vs Finesse decision from Wuhan
I'm gonna play the Ace and then the King of hearts.
Meckwell leaving NICKELL
Eh... just guessing here, I don't know. But I'd bet 2 of the 3 others are Wold and Passell ( + maybe Jacobus). And on a personal note.... just as a fan... I'm gonna be cheering for team Levine to finish ahead of team Nickel.
Meckwell leaving NICKELL

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