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Adam Grossack
Adam Grossack
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 12, 2012
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Gold Medalist World Youth Bridge Congress – Teams – Under 26 Atlanta, GA, Aug 2013

Gold Medalist World Youth Individual Championships - Under 21 Philadelphia, PA, July 2010

Teen King of Bridge - 2010

 

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
6h p 7h p p x p p xx playing with mom to pick up 19 imps and win midnight KO by 1 imp.
Bridge Accomplishments
Weathering the Zach Grossack storm
Regular Bridge Partners
Alan Applebaum, Anton Tsypkin, Lew Gamerman, Zach Grossack
Favorite Tournaments
World Junior Championships
Favorite Conventions
Non-serious 3nt, redwood
BBO Username
nevereast
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
Adam & Zach Grossack
2/1 unconditional force, naturalish style
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In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Hi Yoon, how's the NY Pro Life going? I'd love to get to Japan, Thailand and Korea-- just for fun though. I'm bad at getting out and exploring when I am away for bridge tournaments. Good to separate the two, I think.
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Hi Bob, thanks for the kind words. Definitely, Bob, it is a real worry. More so than just for monetary reasons, I love this game and would hate to see it die. We will both have degrees and we may pursue graduate degrees as well if the business looks like ...
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
I think my mom kept yelling at him for touching stuff and not washing his hands. We kept talking about the germs and how they are going to kill him. Hence, germs.
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Hi Liam, I just hear Hamman in the back of my head saying, "It's a game of mistakes" play the next board. This is such an under-rated skill, being able to move on to the next hand and give 100% energy and focus. Something I definitely continue to work ...
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Thank you, Fred. You are Kit are a class act.
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Ian-- pretty simple for this one, I think. The weaker hands that want to compete come up more frequently, so it makes sense to play the direct action as the weaker bid. Additionally, when we are "weaker" the opponents are more likely to continue to compete, another supporting reason to ...
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Venky, I echo Zach's thoughts. I would add that it is also highly beneficial to kibitz top players. I have done a lot of kibitzing in my day and always find it enjoyable and helpful.
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Hi John, the trend of bidding 1NT without a stopper is definitely notable. The reasons for doing so can be varied, however. In this case, Zach bids 1NT because he feels it is the best overall bridge bid for he hand. Another plus is that it puts the 1C opener ...
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Yes sir, hi Phil. I worked for both UBS Financial and TIAA. I was happy in the business world and especially enjoyed the BA work that I did. I made a decision to pursue bridge opportunities because I figured while I am young and have my degree there is no ...
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
AP thanks for the question and thank you for the work that you have done volunteering your time to teach bridge as part of the NEYB. We need to make bridge more fun for the masses. Often neophytes and intermediate players are turned off from playing because they feel the ...
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