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Alex Dezieck
Alex Dezieck
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 19, 2010
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I either play bridge way too much or way too little


Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Paying lefty $5 when he was squeezed so he would pitch his diamond guard so I could beer partner
Bridge Accomplishments
2013 and 2016 0-5K Spingold Champ, Finals of 2014 VZLM Pairs (though we got crushed)
Regular Bridge Partners
Joshua Parks, Shaz Taslimi, Dennis Yeh
Favorite Conventions
Bacon Torpedo 2S
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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ATB -640
Uhhhh... XX?
Anant Rathi's lead problem: 8654 43 9842 KT5
Process of elimination ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
What's this DBL?
You're right, I got caught up in assuming partner had his/her bid rather than it being far more logical that they just misbid or forgot an agreement.
What's this DBL?
Richard: I can see that being actually what happened at the table, but I don't think this auction is inconsistent with partner having a great hand with 3 spades ala OPs statement of their side's agreements. If we assume partner has his/her bid, this is an interesting ...
What's this DBL?
I HATE "we have not discussed it" as the reply here. Of course you haven't discussed this exact sequence but it could hardly mean anything but values and willingness to defend (i.e. penalty). 5 is an interesting call (assuming we're not off the rails). Is Axx ...
Anant Rathi's bidding problem: KQJ875 AKT K AK2
Having spades as our suit makes this easy to open 2 because we have a cheap rebid in context. I'd even argue that 2-2-2 is better than any auction you could perpetrate after opening 1 since you seem forced into a 3 card jump ...
Freak Deal appeal
West has already bid his/her hand twice, so I'm not sure what the need for a huddle was. As for what the break "suggests," 7 is third on my list of suggested calls (X first, P second) as bidding 7 to make is optimistic but BITs ...
ATB - missed thin game
As E, after hearing the W X, I would be disappointed when partner didn't turn up with a trump stack and I was soon writing -180 or -380 on the score sheet.
ATB - missed thin game
West is certainly blameless. Any actions other than what (s)he took seem ridiculous to me. I would listen to arguments that East should make a stronger move than 3 with a double fit, no diamond losers, and the major intermediates almost certainly working. That all said, I hardly ...
Anant Rathi's bidding problem: KT52 9532 QJ632 ---
I don't think we're surviving a trump lead here, and even without one the game will be thin, so I pass. Since it's a club game, I might kick it in against weak opponents expecting them to be hesitant to lead from an honor in trumps.

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