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Bob Marheine
Bob Marheine
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 15, 2012
Last Seen
Aug. 4
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Mark Kinzer, Eric Mane, Doug Henry, Dave Schudson, Paul Schroeder
Favorite Tournaments
Lake Geneva Regionals
Favorite Conventions
Fit showing jumps, Drury, Unspecified splinters
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Yes. I guessed HOF, before checking. So, the ACBL's list of the 9 original, over 3 years, plus Helen Sobel, one of 8 inducted in '95.
Mark Kinzer's bidding problem: AK74 7 AK987 975
I know the table result, so abstained. I have to reinstall my Dealmaster (?) software somewhere and simulate this opposite (an) expected hand(s) like ??/1-loser 8 card/x/??? or similar and see what range of results occurs. Anybody have that handy and interested enough to do that exercise? (Since most ...
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: AK94 K32 J953 K9
Thanks, this topic isn't discussed enough. I remember reading about 40 years ago to mentally add a queen (updated to a king, I believe) to your hand and bid accordingly (both in balancing and in choosing a re-bid, consistent with balancing 1NT with 12+ vs direct 15+); trapping partner ...
Peter Flom's bidding problem: T52 AJT742 J Q85
If I played 3NT as a 'good' 4H call, so that I could bid 4H with the same hand with the H9 instead of the Heart Ace, I'd bid 3NT. If 3NT was supposed to show an outside defensive card, then I guess still 4H. Definitely 4H before splintering ...
Jeff Miller's bidding problem: K5 T764 KQJT A83
Jeff, was 3H necessary to deny 3S, 5D, or 4C? (else, why not a 3S raise?) Even with AQ-6th, Ax, Axx, Kx, opener can only count 10 tricks until 6D, then 11 tricks, so is/was 6H intended as "6D wasn't disappointing (but 5NT was still only a courtesy ...
Jeff Miller's bidding problem: K5 T764 KQJT A83
Hard to believe that a majority would pass the 2H overcaller with AQJ(T/x)xx / Ax / Ax(x) / Kx(x) without a(n unlikely) clear partnership agreement. But your 6-1-3-3 (or 6-1-2-4!) 7D construction IS worthy of Thomas Andrew's site.
Open Orlando Discussion <span>Thread</span>
Nice link Ed. Very strange prohibition considering I've never seen a picture of Walt without a moustache. Can you imagine Burl Ives being turned away? (7th picture down) Upon reflection, I have to wonder if this unwritten dress code wasn't ...
Fearing the 7775 Partnership Suit Distribution
I would be surprised to hear that there was a huge difference in the probability of being stuck with a 7775 partnership distribution between holding 4432 & 4333 hands. I'm guessing we'd be talking less than a 5% variance, so if there's only a 10% chance of that ...
What is the fit worth?
JG's KnR evaluator values/displays the responding hand as a (standalone) 9.0 pt hand. If I recall accurately, that includes an adjustment for the 5th club, so nothing for shortness; with likely longer trump in responder's hand, that seems appropriate.
What is the fit worth?
Jeff Goldsmith's Knr evaluator calls this a 9 point responder.

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