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Giovanni Bobbio
Giovanni Bobbio
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Member Since
July 28, 2011
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Bridge Player
about me

I played lots of bridge in my 20's, before real life took over.

Represented Italy in Junior events around 1989, in a team that included some who became the best players of my generation: Sementa, Versace, Nunes among others.

Won the Italian Open Pairs Championship in 2016.

Won the Italian IMP Pairs Championship in 2019.


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How to play spades for 3 tricks
Same according to Suitplay. You can run the T, 8 or play small to the 9.
Steve Myerson's bidding problem: K32 --- QT965 AJ874
I dispute the last sentence. After 1 - 1NT; 2 responder has an easy 2 bid followed by at least another try for game (if not a force). Opener has more than enough extra to accept an invitation if responder doesn't force to game.
Master as a racist term
Criticism isn't censorship.
Gregory Gorshkov's bidding problem: A873 KT J742 T53
I think 4 should show values and a hand with some slam potential, I didn't bid 2 after all. I would not risk it however. Ditto for 4.
Master as a racist term
John, if you think I'm talking about the privilege associated with bridge titles I will have to fire my Communications Director.
Master as a racist term
Because not giving a single inch on the most trivial matters makes it impossibly hard to compensate for the mile high tower of privilege accumulated during centuries. (And of course the question was rhetorical.)
Marten La Haye's bidding problem: AQT8762 3 Q62 A3
I would have opened 3 or 4
Master as a racist term
My point was that the idea that ABA and ACBL are separate because of personal preferences by their members is beyond naive. But I guess that if you don't see a problem with there being places in Oregon where PoC are welcome, and with defining people who do not ...
Master as a racist term
Louis, nice duck of the point. I am sure however that black people are grateful for your tourism advice.
Master as a racist term
Louis, can you think of a reason why Oregon has few black people other than them not choosing to live there? What about Native Americans choosing to live in reserves rather than riding the plains, or Jews choosing to live in ghettos?

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