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Anant Rathi
Anant Rathi
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 27, 2011
Last Seen
21 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am a bridge addict. There, I admitted it. That's the first step, they say.

I moved from San Diego to San Francisco in April 2016. No regrets (yet).

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
This auction: 2NT (3S) 4S (P) 4NT (P) 5D (P) 6NT (P) 7D. Made 7 missing a cashing ace
Regular Bridge Partners
Glen Perry, Ben Bomber, Ankur Rathi, Phil Clayton, Mark Leonard, Jesse Chao, Nate Munger
Member of Bridge Club(s)
QuickTricks, Adventures in Bridge
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs
Favorite Conventions
1430 RKC, inverted minors, Jacoby 2NT, Multi-landy, OGUST, Unusual over Unusual, Flannery
BBO Username
rathia
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Fav
Precision, 2/1, variable 1NT
Copy to my cards View/Print
A Bit of Everything
It's the world of your dreams if you're West :D "HOLY SH&% NICE D, PARTNER!!!"
A Bit of Everything
"This makes me wonder if, in a world where I think West has (or might have) 4-card , if I should take a FIRST ROUND finesse of J." That's exactly what Oren says on page 5! "(But you have to be careful to finesse in diamonds without cashing the ...
Testers Needed for BW Mobile App
I can test both platforms :B (seriously)
#TellASadStoryInThreeWords(Bridge related)
Down how many?? http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/wait-down-how-many/
#TellASadStoryInThreeWords(Bridge related)
Oops, 12 cards
Anant Rathi's bidding problem: JT7xx K97x Jx 9x
Interesting. I think there's a pretty good reason to do this playing strong notrumps as well. The more opener bids 2, the more the strlng hand declares
Survey Says!
Good point. The cuebid doesn't deny support, but advancer's rebid should be made under the assumption there is no fit yet.
Survey Says!
And, perhaps more importantly, you already have several strong spade raises: 3, 4, 4 (4?). So no need for another one
Michael Kopera's bidding problem: KJ65 KT54 T6 Q93
I want to get to slam opposite the likes of Qxx AQxx - AKJxxx, but in clubs. That strain is more likely to survive a bad heart break, and also with RHO on lead the risk of an immediate spade ruff is slightly diminished. But I'm not bidding 6 ...
Defend this Partscore
Beautiful article Oren. I got it just as wrong as W did at the table. A couple of typos though: Pg 1: T2 is won by the Q, not 9 Pg 4: "but he would not have needed to not have needed it to"
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