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David Goldfarb
David Goldfarb
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 25, 2012
Last Seen
5 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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Platinum Point and Membership Stats - ACBL?!
The NABC Swiss has platinum match awards, and even if you don't get past the first day, you're apt to win at least one or two matches.
World Championship Humor
I heard it as "Burn's Law of Total Trumps": " one where you have more total trumps than the opponents."
The walrus opens 1N. Then what?
Yes, I have always felt that Mollo was a little unfair to WW.
Can you get to the best spot?
My partner and I, who do not open weak twos with four to an honor in the other major, and who play Responder's Reverse Flannery, would likely bid: P-1 2-4.
Fielder's Choice
In the third paragraph on page 3, you are saying "West" and "East" when you mean "North" and "South".
What do you say? (Part 1)
I nearly always designate the exact card on any play from dummy. I find it helps me concentrate on what's happening.
Meaning of 2NT response to 2!C?
This one. I encountered it in a book by Marshall Miles. If I recall correctly, the minimum for 2H is defined as two kings, or 7 HCP including an ace, or 8 HCP including a king. 2C-2H; 2N is unlimited.
Surely you're not tired of assigning blame yet?
In my opinion, no. As I stated above, I was just trying to liven things up a little. I would encourage you to change your abstention to a vote, then make a comment saying "The poll choice said but I disagree with the reasons given: here's what I think ...
Surely you're not tired of assigning blame yet?
Well, I was trying to be a bit less dry than just "100% N, 75% N, etc." I tried to be also sufficiently vague as not to impose actual opinions on anyone. Evidently I didn't succeed for everyone. I am curious to know what you would have voted if ...
Missed Vulnerable Game (ATB)
At double-dummy you lose only two tricks: you can afford to ruff the third round of spades high, and then finesse in trumps.

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