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Howard Sandler
Howard Sandler
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Member Since
July 6, 2012
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired college professor.  

Country
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
hms1234
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Slam defence
Create. General poll. Compass symbol at far right of symbols.
It's your bid
I held this hand yesterday and overcalled 1. Fortunately, we play transfer advances, which worked well this time. I won't say more for risk of spoiling the poll.
The deal played itself
I thought I was cynical by choosing 50%. My rose-colored glasses are now in the trash.
Entering leads on Bridgemates
David, Here is one link that might prove useful: https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/potential-cheating-method-using-bridgemates/ Hms
Bridge is getting harder to play
“I’ve been thrown out of better places than this,” Fabulous.
Ethical, questionable or cheating?
The other day at the club (matchpoints), I was on lead against 4. My opponents had a strong 2/1 auction. My left hand opponent had hitched over his partner’s 4 bid. I decided (correctly) that he was thinking about a slam. I led a side-suit ace ...
Howard Sandler's bidding problem: KT95 J 95 AKQ965
B, I was unclear. I meant that the opponents calls were common at the other tables. I doubt that the 4nt call was made at any of the other tables. Hms
Bernard Yomtov's bidding problem: Kxx xxxxx Jx Kxx
Bernie, Your link was truncated and didn’t work. Here’s the full version. https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/bidding-problem-2-78hxorwciw/ Hms
iPad issues with BW access
I use an iPad mini almost all of the time and have not had any problems.
AARP Could Be Used to Promote Bridge
http://www.osherfoundation.org/index.php?olli
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