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Ed Judy
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Member Since
Aug. 21, 2011
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Bridge Player
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"Favorite Bridge Winners profile:

"Love wife, bridge, sports, a great food and a good wine, not specifically in that order."

(Paul Weinstock)

 

Favorite Bridge Winners article:

"Real Rewards" (Peg Kaplan)

 

Favorite self-quote: "My knowledge of the game exceeds my ability to perform at the table."

 

Favorite accomplishment: An open regional Win with a "B" partner

 

Goals:(1) A Mini-Spingold Final (2) A regional top-bracket KO Win

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ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Copy of Precision+MiniNT
Precision + Mini-NT; mostly natural
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Ed Judy and Barry Margolin
2 over 1 with Walsh Diamond and NMF
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Copy of Devere - Judy
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Copy of Ed Judy & Bob Benson
2/1 with Walsh Diamond & NMF Agreements
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Ed Judy and Gary Donner
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Copy of LC Standard
LC Standard
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2 over 1
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Defense against 1N-(2N)
Yes, if it were not simply "the minors," OP would presumably have advised.
Defense against 1N-(2N)
Without discussion, I would assume (with most partners): 3C is puppet stayman with major suit transfers to 3M or 4M. 3M to play. No Smolen. Double penalty-directed.
Top 25 Tips for better match point results
More words of wisdom from Eddie Kantar: Search "Good advice to give your partner" You'll quibble with a couple to suit your own needs. #55 IS ESPECIALLY INSTRUCTIVE. You might be able to reach the pdf at this link. http://web2.acbl.org/documentLibrary/teachers/celebritylessons/52Facts.pdf
Finding This Slam?
Michael, I'm with you. I also like Kit's: Non-jump: Q-bid Single jump: Splinter Double jump: Exclusion Agreeing/willing to risk the 5-level (when it's right) with a splinter is quite similar in concept as mainstream 5-level major suit jump (e.g., 1S-(P)-3S (invite)-(4H)-5S ...
Top 25 Tips for better match point results
In and out of sandwich position :)
Finding This Slam?
You don't care.
Top 25 Tips for better match point results
A clarification: Here is Gene's recent list (date not known to me). Below that -- and repeating above -- is his previous list, circa 1999. Gene Simpson's "Top 25 Rules For Winning" (Gene Simpson is a nationally renowned bridge expert. The amazing thing about this list is how few of ...
Top 25 Tips for better match point results
Speaking of top tip lists, here is a link to Gene Simpson's original list for Top 25 Rules for Winning Bridge (a recent revision is much the same but I can't seem to get a paste for you to link to). Gene is probably unfamiliar to many BW ...
Finding This Slam?
Henry, I think that is how many advanced players would so bid. Others, might start with 3S. Some bonafide experts would not bid 3S since it is not a first-round control. Other expert partnerships, such as Kit's, might proceed and find the slam as he has detailed. It would ...
Top 25 Tips for better match point results
Right, Paul -- no one on the show called him by his first name!
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