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David Goldfarb
David Goldfarb
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 25, 2012
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Second place in an A/X Swiss, in a field with multiple Grand Life Masters including Eddie Wold and Shawn Quinn.
Regular Bridge Partners
Harry Elliott, Jon Goldberg, Jim Andre
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
An Unassuming Club
An Unassuming Club
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Jim Andre and David Goldfarb 2/1 card
2 over 1
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Sheila + David
2 over 1
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Copy of Bridge Winners Standard
2 over 1
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Here goes....
I'm fine with that. If someone else wants Boye, go ahead.
Here goes....
If they have to be living and active, Boye Brogeland. If not, Edgar Kaplan.
(1M)-1NT-transfers to the M...
I play it as showing the next suit up from their M. (If their suit is spades, then it shows clubs.)
Play (Interruption)
I had almost exactly this happen to me at a side game at an NABC. I cashed the A, led to the entryless board's K, then said "club" and had my brain seize up. A second later I managed to get out, "club [i]queen[/i]". The opponents tried ...
Construct a hand
This was my first thought: 18-19 hcp, stoppers in both majors, something like 3=2=2=6 with a source of tricks in clubs. Maybe Axx Kx Kx AKQxxx. (Bidding 2NT here on a balanced hand with some number of schmoints is begging to go for 500 against a partscore ...
Against suits, playing 3rd from even, low from odd,
I've always had trouble keeping straight which one is Rule of 12 and which one is Rule of 10, and I suspect this metarule will help me a great deal. So thank you!
"Help-suit" game tries
To my mind, the protoypical holding for a help suit game try is KJxx, and an accept has one or more of the top four honors with 3+ pieces. I have one partner who wants it to be "the suit where I need help", so he'll do it on ...
Third hand high or low?
Holding honor doubleton, it seems normal to play the honor first.
Auction Whacking
I've talked about this one before. In an A/X Swiss Teams at the Dallas NABC; my partner and I were North-South, playing 2/1 game forcing: [code] North East South West 1S P 2D 4C P 4D Dbl all pass[/code] 2000 points later, West asked East why ...
Putting it to You
I've heard this attributed to Hamman.

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