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Al Hollander
Al Hollander
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 20, 2010
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
getting harry goldwater to laugh when opp called director on me
Bridge Accomplishments
bbo vugraph commentator, extensive library
Regular Bridge Partners
none this millenium
Member of Bridge Club(s)
none
Favorite Tournaments
none this millenium
Favorite Conventions
big club, relay, transfer/flip-flop in non-nt
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Willenken - Ginossar methods
from the convention card they used in the 2018 USBC 1N-3 = Majors GF
Willenken - Ginossar methods
forgot to address the 2nd part of the question i know of a few approaches, but cannot cite a source A) 1N-2 = or FG & (grue-moss do this) then 1N-2-2-? -2 = cancel transfer showing FG & -2N/3 = 2nd transfer I think ...
Willenken - Ginossar methods
within bridgewinners https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/transfers-after-transfers-or-transfer-extensions/ http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/looking-for-help-with-transfer-extensions/
Reverse Attitude Leads?
(apologies - i just could not resist) reverse attitude means smile is discouraging usually applies to carding/signals, but can also apply to bidding and leads. old days: loud (bid or slap of played card) = uncertain
Against suits, playing 3rd from even, low from odd,
Historical Note: I first saw reference to the Rule of 15 in Kim Carpenter's 1969 book, [u]How to Become a Professional Money Bridge Player "The Stat System[/u]
You Be the Coach - Part I
DIGRESSION we had a group of geeks that took bridge lessons and developed an addiction for the game in high skool. in 1973 or 1974 one was attending Carleton, the other St Olaf. I visited them during a break and discovered that one of the universities had a library with ...
2019 General Conditions of Contest Final Review
[b]C. Knockout Round Tie Breaking. Ties in knockout matches will be broken as follows: General Conditions of Contest ... 2 Otherwise: For the USA1 or USA2 Final or if the tied teams did not meet in the Round Robin, the tie will be broken by one (or more, if necessary ...
Which version of Precision?
i wish i could tell you the history of Zerth, but i don't have that information. i first heard the name from Dave Caprera. i think he played the system in the early 2010s Mark Horton's, "A New Bridge Magazine", May 2018 issue mentions Zerth in his description ...
Which version of Precision?
Moss-Grue play a version of Zerth. their responses to strong 1 don't match any version of any systems that use the names of meckstroth &/o rodwell, so they can't be used in support of your decision in fact, you could say they are 180 degrees different from ...
Which version of Precision?
many systems are easy when auctions are uncontested and many conventions are easy if you only talk about the meaning of the first round of bidding curiously the lesson came from learning to play chess it's easy, each piece moves this way ... wait, you mean there is more??
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