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Steven Mcgrahan
Steven Mcgrahan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 8, 2013
Last Seen
16 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Learned weak NT to start then Acol, then SA, then Precision and then 2/1 (the easiest to learn as more of a treatment). Now try for 2/1 and Precision but often get stuck with SAYC. Recently learned Mosca club with canape and Polish club.

Book i learned bidding most from Precision Bidding in Acol by Eric Crowhurst

Redoubled with overtricks:

2D+2, 3N+2, 4S+2, 2S+3, 1N+3, 1S+3, 2H+4, 4S+1, 4N+2


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Top 2015 Online pts U1000 for ACBL Unit 166
Favorite Tournaments
Hamilton Sectional
Favorite Conventions
fourth suit forcing
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
T-Precision 3.0
Copy to my cards View/Print
What is the purpose of attitude signaling?
Defenders showing attitude at trick 2 to lead is Smith or Reverse Smith echo.
Chess Cheating Scandal
Unless you had access to hand records?!
Zero-max imps (new scoring method)
Not really interested by dd deciding the result.
NABC Robot Individual - How do I practice for this?
sometimes it randomizes :)
NABC Robot Individual - How do I practice for this?
The robots penalty doubles are notoriously bad. They are supposed to be using double dummy to figure things out but they seems to double more on points than tricks. Conversely, if you make a penalty double the robot assumes you have so many hcp and you may find yourself playing ...
How to tell your partner if the opponents are strong
Had a partner who high lowed in dummy if he was sure he was making.
Is this a way to run an organization?
Is dumb. 4 is an easy number to pick a winner in a knockout. You could even decide 3rd with the losers playing each other. It's not like is costs the ACBL extra (much) money to award more masterpoints.
Is this a way to run an organization?
I would pay extra! But then I wouldn't be in the second bracket even :)
Showing both majors over 1NT - 2!C
On the bright side if you do use garbage Stayman and get a 2NT response you are guaranteed a real fit. So, aren't you protected by the law!?
What would you do?
Hand diagrams are so pretty!!

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