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Antony Lee
Antony Lee
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 25, 2011
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Partner wilfully passes 5S queen ask after hearts were set, it's the highest making contract.
Bridge Accomplishments
World Junior BAM bronze, won French equivalent of GNTC, 3rd in US Collegiates (x2), 3/4 in GNTC
Regular Bridge Partners
Becca Wernis, Roger Gong
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Berkeley Bridge Club (sort of)
Favorite Conventions
Unbalanced diamond, Raptor NT, but I don't get to play any of those nowadays
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Fewest HCP for game bid and made?
I think I was involved in that hand... :)
HELP: Seeking hand generation software
My own, if you like Python.
A recent simulation analysis from R. Pavlicek
But these are probabilities for any shape. Constraining to balanced hands will slightly change the probabilities (probably not that much though).
A recent simulation analysis from R. Pavlicek
Hands with likely interference were excluded from my sim (using the criteria given by RP).
A recent simulation analysis from R. Pavlicek
FWIW (see for simulation source), I get (10000 hands, so ~1% error) 40.6% 15HCP, 33.8% 16HCP, 25.6% 17HCP. But given that the hands are nonrandom this specific discussion may be pointless.
What's the ethical action here?
Oh and I did alert and explain this understanding (natural, encouraging to compete). (I just realized that this information got lost in the discussion...)
First unpleasant experience of changed 2017 Laws
In fact this comment points to a solution to the sticky cards problem: Require players to only pull out *one* bidding card from the box at a time (trust me, it's really not that hard to put them back after); once *one* bidding card is on the table (by ...
What's the ethical action here?
We (I was North) have the clear agreement when running out, 2S is natural and encourages further competition. (Otherwise we use DONT runouts (pass is nonforcing, XX forces 2C to show a one-suiter, XX-then-2S does not invite further competition.) In fact we had the successful auction 1N (X) 2S (X ...
2way checkback over a 2Nt rebid.
I have played that for a very long time and it is definitely playable.
Best Hand Held After Partner Opens
The only ever time I played Fantunes (in a not very serious pairs game, approx. 10min after having bought Fantunes revealed), my partner saw me open 1D (natural 14+) and directly raised to 7N with his balanced 23-count.

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