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Sylvia Shi
Sylvia Shi
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 24, 2011
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Quote from a friend who was learning bridge:

"remind me again who like the bridge dude is who makes all the wrong decisions but they turn out for the best

it was like retarded bunny or something"

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
7hxx 2940 off two cashers
Bridge Accomplishments
1st lebhar imp pairs, mixed Swiss 2015, gnt c 2012, world championship 2016
Regular Bridge Partners
Daniel korbel, Beth Palmer
Favorite Tournaments
The nationals
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Shi-Berkowitz precision
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Shi Palmer
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Jane and Sylvia
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How many !d cards does this 2!d bid show?
That's a very bad thing to do in standard. In precision, with partner being limited, wrongsiding 1nt is no big deal. In standard, after 1n you may end up in 3nt and wrongsiding that could be terrible.
Speedball Claim
There are lots of reasons claims are rejected, the top reasons are in my opinion 1) they can't figure out how to click the button to accept a claim 2) they are wondering what you are going to do with the low clubs in the dummy You are thinking ...
Delayed Viewing - Best of Both Worlds
This is a great idea, and to me, it would only make sense to have commentators comment on the delayed match rather than the live match. Honestly if I were a vugraph commentator I would feel strange to be commenting to noone, no reason that the commentating can't be ...
Speedball Claim
1) west clearly forgot all the diamonds weren't just high, or their brain assumed that they didn't need the fourth round 2) I doubt a player like that would ever finesse for the jack of diamonds. However they might play a diamond to the 10 thinking it was ...
Youngest Life Master
Congratulations! Very cool and extremely impressive
How should the director adjust on BBO?
I was declaring a hand and the time ran out. The double dummy result was down 1, and for some reason it was adjusted to down 3. I complained to the director and pointed out that the defense to even get it down 1 was super unlikely as it involved ...
BBO table boot
I heard if when making the table you put permission required to play it gets rid of the boot. It hasnt worked for me if you change the settings after the table is created. Also, you can just type something into the chat, that will reset your timer.
A junior defense
It's obvious that declarer doesn't have the ace of spades. When you hold qt in clubs and declarer finesse as their first action, they must have a 43 or 44 fit, but missing the qtxxx{x} they might only be able to get 1 additional trick from the ...
Calling all Bergen Raisers!
With 4333 and minimum it's usually right to treat the hand as a 3 card raise since you have no ruffing value, the 4th trump carries less weight. Just like with 5332 you don't need to leap to 4M. Forcing to the 3level with this hand vul at ...
How to make notes with suit symbols?
Thanks for all your help!

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