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Gábor Szőts
Gábor Szőts
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 9, 2012
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Electrical engineer (power system protection)

Used to play chess, now active in computer chess testing. Fond of classical music, pop music agreeing with my age, detective stories, thrillers, various sports, games of logic.

Started to play bridge in 1974. Won my first major tournament in 1980.

More interested in bidding than in card play.

I used to be a regular commentator at BBO. Now and then still do it.



Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Hungarian teams champion in 2011 and 2012, Hungarian IMP pairs champion in 2014. Once I executed an entry-shifting squeeze at the table.
Favorite Tournaments
Pula Bridge Festival
Favorite Conventions
1m-2m-2H showing a balanced hand
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
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Bid these hands in a 2/1 context
I insist with my partners to play that 1-2-2-2 might be bid on a doubleton (most probably with a balanced hand without stopper in the 4th suit). Therefore I have to confirm 3-card support at my 3rd turn and a 4 splinter seems to do ...
(1m) - 1NT - ( 2m) - ?
Double is TO. 2-bids are natural. Rubensohl from 2NT. No difference between the cases.
1NT response to 1M open while playing 2/1
Well, if true that is a great argument in favour of the non-forcing NT.
1NT response to 1M open while playing 2/1
In my view 1NT should be non-forcing if you play Gazzilli. Otherwise it should be forcing.
Gábor Szőts's bidding problem: AKQx xx QT987 xx
Thanks all for your votes. What a shame none of you was in my place. I bid 5 and we went down 1 instead of collecting 500 from 5 doubled.
Testers Needed for BW Mobile App
I cannot say unconditionally that, just for the sake of beta testing, I would visit BW more frequently than otherwise. If a limited feedback is adequate, consider me as having chosen option 1.
ATB - Languished in 4 diamonds when slam was almost cold
To bid an invitational 4 with the North hand is such a crime that I voted 'All North' although South might have accepted. It looks about 180%-20% to me.
Are you a contributor?
The diamond lead does not blow the hand.
Anticipate the Split
If North was going to bid 3NT over 3m by South then bidding 1 initially seems to have lost its purpose. In my view 2 serves justice to North's hand. With his actual hand South bids 3 and we're there. With only 3 cards in ...
3 Card Limit-Raise after Jump-Shift
Take away A and add two red queens and slam is laydown. How is responder to know? Bid your fragment after the 3 correction. One reason why 3 with the limit raise is superior to 4.

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