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Huub Bertens
Huub Bertens
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 16, 2015
Last Seen
Nov. 15
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Some good, some bad, but winning the CAVENDISH in 2006 was for sure very special
Bridge Accomplishments
Multiple National wins in the Netherlands, 2 european titles, 1 bermuda bowl bronze, NEC cup, YEH brothers, WHITE house, and CAVENDISH. 5 times winner of the MP race in the Netherlands.
Regular Bridge Partners
Member of Bridge Club(s)
WAC, CRASH (netherlands) Bend bridge club, Bend ,Or.
Favorite Tournaments
Dutch MASTERCLASS competition, Bermuda Bowl
BBO Username
H Bertens
ACBL Ranking
Curtis Cheek & Huub Bertens
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EC Montecatini Italy 2017
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Naren & Huub
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Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Sorry, should be a little bit more specific. I am a legal citizen of the Netherlands, a permanent resident of the USA. By USA law all green card holders( might be some exceptions) have to pay US taxes. I also have to file taxes in the Netherlands because I am ...
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Yes of course, I pay taxes over all of my income (forget about the beer money....(:).
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My life as a bridge-pro. When we moved over from the Netherlands to the USA we stumbled over two roadblocks, taxes and health insurance. By law, an individual can not pay INCOME tax in two different country's. ..if only those country's knew that themselves... We found a great ...
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a 1099-MISC need be filed only when an independent contractors services are performed in the course of your trade or business. A trade or business is an activity carried on for gain or profit. You don't have to file a 1099-MISC for payments for non-business related services. This includes ...
Jacoby 2NT, my way
This all depends on your definition of a limit raise. We will rarely bid 1M-2M with 4.card support. This means some hands fall in between a mixed raise and a limit raise. We like to be able to sign off with those hands.
Jacoby 2NT, my way
We play those jumps as natural and invitational with a good suit.
Just another claim
I really led the 5 but the generator told me there where two of those in the deal........changed the wrong one......
Just another claim
It happens, I don't like it, but I don't dislike it that much that I complain about it.
Evaluate the calls in this auction to 7!S
I would pass 6 without thinking. as my first great partner, Piet van Besouw, used to say: "1 stu...fu...ash.. at the table is more then enough".
Declare or Defend?
On trump lead/ switch it's very easy to make, pull all of them and play .
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