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Benjamin Bomber
Benjamin Bomber
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 12, 2013
Last Seen
Feb. 4
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

USBF Junior 

UWash undergraduate now at law school in the Mid-west at MSU not playing half as much as I would like...

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
2013 Collegiate Champions
Regular Bridge Partners
Anant Rathi, Lee Holstein, Sumi Whitehead, Jeff Jacobs...
Member of Bridge Club(s)
UW Bridge Club, Vancouver Bridge Club
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs
BBO Username
soccertoo
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AK AQ8762 --- QT654
Lot of junior players (and others) play t/o way past 4H. I like x because it gives a better impression of strength when I bid on over his next response....
ACBL Junior Memberships: What do you think of new policy?
Hi all, I have been a junior under the ACBL for almost 14 years (I age out in the next two years). I always enjoyed receiving the bulletin and always read it back to front every month. Personally I strongly prefer tactile (read paper) to electronic copies.
Benjamin Bomber's bidding problem: A AKQ876 AJT97x ---
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Benjamin Bomber's bidding problem: A AKQ876 AJT97x ---
Apparently all the 3S bidders are confident this is two suited rather than some form of last train for 3N? Because honestly considering the range of bids available to show the reds it seems to me that is what it probably should be here....
Benjamin Bomber's bidding problem: AKJ9x --- AKQ87x Kx
Or even ♣A and Q not dropping.
Anant Rathi's lead problem: KQ875 A85 J2 J72
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Improving the ACBL Collegiate Bridge Bowl
That may be true on the East Coast, but not the West Coast where a lot of students are on quarters. When I attended UW the latest I think we were ever back in school would be the fifth.
Improving the ACBL Collegiate Bridge Bowl
While I understand Adam's point of having the event being more incorporated into the overall Nationals, I agree with Anant about having the event occur in the same room as other different events was distracting. It didn't help one of the days the event was held in the ...
Improving the ACBL Collegiate Bridge Bowl
I agree w/ some of Adam's points and disagree with others. A) I agree I'm more partial to having 8 teams to 4, just because I think it gives more people the chance to experience/attend a national (I'm also biased since the year my team won ...
Improving the ACBL Collegiate Bridge Bowl
One way to get monitoring would be to ask the players to schedule matches during a local clubs regular game hours. I know the GNT and GNPs for my district have been held on-line, but players go to local clubs to log into and play on their computers. Having players ...
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