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Howard Sandler
Howard Sandler
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Member Since
July 6, 2012
Last Seen
34 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired college professor.  

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Scoring 800 on a set of Bridge World MSC hands and seeing my name listed on the panel of experts (January, 1981).
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Vanderbilt Bridge Club, Nashville, Tn.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Ned Kohler's bidding problem: Q982 K3 Q43 AK87
Find the lost play
Stefan, Zia: "always play the nine unless you must"
Best Advice Ever
I was kibitzing Chuck Said declaring a hand over 30 years ago and saw him tuck the lowest trump behind his highest trump . The arrangement was something like 2AKQ etc. When I asked him why explained that it reminded him not to use his lowest trump to ruff with ...
Favourite Novelty Conventions
The Food-Asking Bid:
Slightly off shape 1NT?
Alan, Aren't there some 2-2-(4-5) hands that you would open 1NT? It creates the same problem, doesn't it? hms
Has the site got an IT issue?
I just got my first alert (olausson article) since May 26, but my recent activity has not changed.
Has the site got an IT issue?
Steve, Yes, there is: the Site Feedback Forum You may have to join it. There are already some comments as well as a response from Polly Siegel.
Following or not?
I am following you, but don't have an alert for this comment. I checked a few others I am following and those alerts are also missing.
You be the director!
FWIW, I was watching the Trials recently and saw Meckstroth and Rodwell have a misunderstanding on this auction. It didn't seem that they had a agreement. After the hand, one of them said that from now on 2 was diamonds. I don't remember the NT range involved ...
Interview with Sylvia Shi
Great series of interviews. The hits just keep on coming. thanks.

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