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Gábor Szőts
Gábor Szőts
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Member Since
April 9, 2012
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12 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.

 

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
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None
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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
(3m)-4
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
So it is forcing to game, while 4 is open to debate.
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
In my view the leaping michaels bid must be reserved to 4-5 losers. A wider range is unplayable because of the level. And if it is 4-5 losers then one slam invitation will do: you decline with 5 but accept with 4 losers.
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
What do you bid with +?
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
I may be a pessimist but to play 4 as forcing does not seem sensible to me. They can easily double you in 5 while they must exercise some caution to double you in 4. And if they can double you in 4 you can be ...
switching minors in leaping Michaels over 2M
Why have we inverted the minors?
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
This will be hard to explain. Singapore-USA1 170-167.
A brilliant bid by a Bridge Winners frequent poster
So they made a mistake. Now look what happens if Benoit bids 4: responder doubles (what else?), opener passes (what else?).
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: 2 J8752 AJT2 J75
I always read what you write. I never said they were identical situations. However, I am talking about the OP, not a hypothetic hand.
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