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Anant Rathi
Anant Rathi
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 27, 2011
Last Seen
22 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).

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
Favorite Conventions
1430 RKC, inverted minors, Jacoby 2NT, Multi-landy, OGUST, Unusual over Unusual, Flannery
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Precision, 2/1, variable 1NT
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Daniel Lyder's bidding problem: ATx AJ7 AKQxx Ax
Chuck, please. "Nobody" plays that 1 can be THAT strong Which is not to suggest that I think bidding 2 here is bad
Do YOU play any of the "Worst Conventions?"
IMO the only real gain of Kokish (and it's a big one) is the ability to distinguish Opener's NT ranges without going past 2NT. When 2 is a game force, Opener (should) rebid 2NT with all balanced hands, so Kokish is no longer necessary.
The Worst Convention Ever
I would vote for Fishbein, but refuse to believe people actually play it
Anant Rathi's bidding problem: x --- AKxxxx KTxxxx
I elected to raise at the table, which was not a success when partner tabled: Qxx AQxxx Qxx xx
Anant Rathi's bidding problem: x --- AKxxxx KTxxxx
Good question! Yes, and yes
Kevin Bathurst's lead problem: T43 7642 AQ852 3
Well...if you want to look at it that way, that's fine too :)
Oren Kriegel's lead problem: QJ84 K7 J43 Q976
With Kxx the default play is the encouraging spot card, not the King. I don't see why the position you're describing should be different...
Passout-seat double by opening preemptor
The second option is intended to mean that
Name this Squeeze
Ian just won Comedy
Rohit Gupta's lead problem: 8 K2 QJT832 9764
Competing would have occurred to me, but not double

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