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Gábor Szőts
Gábor Szőts
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Basic Information

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

Electrical engineer (power system protection)

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.



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
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Regular vugraph experience
A commentator can't be my enemy.
Regular vugraph experience
Not sure what you're driving at, Gene. You say 'anyone can hit "Other Table", and be transported'. That's exactly what I say. But if I am being told what is happening at the other table I am deprived of a free choice.
Regular vugraph experience
Roland, I really have difficulties understanding spoken English.
Regular vugraph experience
I never listen to voice commentary (because of language limitations) but that does not help: commentators-in-writing do the same.
How light can your 1M responses to 1D be?
It's hard to draw the line as there are many influencing factors. I'd say you should contribute at least one cover card/trick.
Regular vugraph experience
That was a very useful read for me, until I read it I was not aware how many times I had violated those sensible guidelines.
Regular vugraph experience
As I mentioned, open the other room in another browser window. Then you can switch between rooms at any time, in fact you can arrange the screen so that both rooms can be watched simultaneously.
Regular vugraph experience
1) I don't understand why you think it advantageous for me to learn what happened in previous boards at the other table. I like the thrill of waiting for the result to appear on the screen of my table. In most cases I choose the table playing faster and ...
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
The 14 IMP lost on tha last board averages to only 0.25 IMP/board. But USA1 lost 3.04 IMPs per board. That is what I think is too much (at least on an Edgar Kaplan scale).
switching minors in non-leaping Michaels

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