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Gábor Szőts
Gábor Szőts
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 9, 2012
Last Seen
3 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
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Assign the blame - 3NT failing while slam makes
South might have chosen to double instead of bidding s. He does not quite have game forcing values and as far as he can tell all 3 outside suits could be playing.
Liam Milne's lead problem: 8754 KJ986 J Q64
Close. Partner can have 3 small hearts and declarer or dummy ace doubleton in hearts in which case I might regret my spade lead.
Who Will Win the Open European Championship?
You can say that all those who did not vote for Russia were right.
Would you roll this back?
Why were NS given 13 tricks? I don't think the percentage play in diamonds is low to the queen.
Who Will Win the Open European Championship?
Even 1st after round 8! However, it must be admitted that we have mostly played against weaker teams and to be a 5-man squad may also come as a disadvantage when you have to play 528 boards in 11 days. I hope the boys will have the required stamina.
Who Will Win the Open European Championship?
I think the England football team is good enough to progress from its group.
Who Will Win the Open European Championship?
I miss Hungary from the list. IMO, we have a very strong team.
Liam Milne's bidding problem: Q964 A6 KJ652 K7
This is difficult to answer without knowing your overcall requirements. For example, as I play it, overcalls show opening values so this is a weak hand without encouraging features.
Fit Jumps vs Splinters in competition
I think splinter is only in the opponent's suit. Other jumps are fit jumps.
Gazzilli advice?
With the hand in question, the bidding as I think it should go: 1-1NT 2-2NT 3NT This is probably going down but then what? I don't think there remains too much science after responder's weak continuations. Opener places the contract based on the information he has ...

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