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Gábor Szőts
Gábor Szőts
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Basic Information

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

Former electrical engineer (power system protection). Now resigned from work.

Used to play competitive chess, now active in computer chess testing. Fond of music, reading, 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.

 

Country
Hungary

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
cicus
ACBL Ranking
None
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Rate North's bidding
So you have to gain at least 8 IMP's on this hand. That changes matters considerably. If partner has a borderline game accept and they bid the game in the other room then they will have to be doubled and go down 2 for -300 while you score a ...
Csaba Czimer's bidding problem: AQ2 98 KT63 QT95
I voted 2NT but I would have doubled over 1.
Treatments over 1NT with 5-card major
Depends on partner.
Table feel vs Cheating
Isn't it against the rules to look at the opponents to assess them?
Liam Milne's bidding problem: AKQ5 JT 7 QJ9863
2 only shows a nice hand, not reversing values. I even think it is nonforcing.
What happened?
Whenever I come across an article I find interesting I save it to my PC.
Italian Bidding
Being offended is the person's own decision. It is not obligatory or forced.
(1H) P (1S) P (2H) X = ?
The first is TO of their major. The rest are penalty.
minorwood - what are your rules if 4m is minorwood?
In my country this is almost standard (under the name "optional roman key-card"), only some play the first step as encouraging, others as discouraging. I belong in the latter group because that makes it possible to bail out in 4NT.
Péter Talyigás's bidding problem: 2 K62 K9432 AQ65
I can't imagine myself never raising hearts. I could have Kxx,x, Kxxxx, AQxx. Is not the actual hand at least 3 tricks better?
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