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Brian Platnick
Brian Platnick
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 16, 2011
Last Seen
9 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

In addition to playing bridge, I am currently a member of the ACBL seeding committee.  I have also coached 2 junior pairs in the program run by Michael and Debbie Rosenberg.  When not playing bridge, I spend my time trading stock options, chilling with my family, and traveling. 

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning the 2017 Spingold
Bridge Accomplishments
Won 1991 World Juniors, 2010 Spingold, 2017 Spingold, 2010 Rosenblum, several other 1st/2nd place finishes in NABC events. WBF World Grand Master,
Regular Bridge Partners
John Diamond.
Favorite Tournaments
USBF team trials
Favorite Conventions
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Grand slam in control. But should it be 7NT?
Since I just held a Seder (on zoom) .... The wise player asks: how do I find out partner has both major suit queens? To the wise player we answer: Don’t just think of the information partner can give to you, but also of the information you can give to ...
Summer NABC Moved
Mike, Since The BW administrators obviously ignored your earlier request to delete your account, it seems unlikely they will now honor your current request to disregard your earlier request to remove your account.
DONT vs. Meckwell
Ron, I play Meckwell, so as you know, Dbl = Majors, 1 minor, or other possibilities. I don't consider this a waste of time even though it isn't my preferred methods. I prefer to play dbl = penalty, 2C = Majors. What I have found to be a waste of time ...
Summer NABC Moved
This thread has brought several facts* to light: (1) Steve Weinstein isn’t funny (2) Jokes about Covid-19 are not funny ... if made by Steve Weinstein. (3) Sometimes people try to be funny, but inadvertently offend people. The OP was so un-funny, it isn’t clear that Steve Weinstein was ...
Let's eliminate "ACBL Official", "USBF Official", etc.
Good point Dave. This should settle the matter, but on the internet, nothing ever seems to get settled.
Summer NABC Moved
Adam, In all the years I've know you, I do not recall you intentionally saying anything funny. A couple of times you made comments that rose to the level of mildly amusing, but that was where you topped out. So it's good to see that intellectually, you understand ...
Summer NABC Moved
To paraphrase nice guy Steve Weinstein: If you could get John Diamond to dump me as a partner, I would be forever in your debt.
Summer NABC Moved
I’ve changed my mind, Weinstein went way too far and should suffer the consequences. Agree 100% that Nick should fire Steve! ... And hire me, I’m not a jerk like Steve. Steve is a complete A-hole. I’ll email Levin this afternoon so we can start working on our ...
Summer NABC Moved
"There is no comparison." John, I agree with you, but didn't you just compare the two? (*to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences)
Summer NABC Moved
Steve, you aren't funny! I don't think this was in poor taste, or offensive at all. It's just that ... you aren't funny. Maybe next time get one of your friends who is funny help you.

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