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Ilan Wolff
Ilan Wolff
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Member Since
Jan. 15, 2017
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United States of America

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Another Proposal for SF
I am a junior and actually would prefer an early start time, and know that at least a few of my peers agree. My guess is that Dave is right that most juniors prefer later start times, but I think it might be a little closer than he imagines. Juniors ...
Is this forcing? (Basic stuff)
It is possible to play 2NT as gf with 6+ on this auction
A Very Amusing Board
Yes, there are layouts where ducking is wrong, but there is no reason partner can't have more strength in the red suits and less in spades. That this is the case is even indicated by the bidding. If so, declarer will need clubs for 9 tricks.
A Very Amusing Board
If declarer is 4=4=3=2, it I do not see where 8 more tricks are coming from. Especially since partner must have a red suit honor.
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Debbie, it seems to me that most of the examples you cite have a penalty associated with them. If you take advantage of UI and the director is called, you may receive a worsw result on the board. Is there any penalty for whispering?
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Al, with all due respect, your understanding of Jewish law is very poor. I would be happy to discuss it with you, but not in this forum because I do not think it is relevant. That Orthodox Jewish bridge players will not play if forced to use electronics or write ...
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
As long as whispering is common, it seems strange to prohibit sabbath observant players from participating because they would have to do what many players are doing anyway. I agree that whispering isn't ideal, but I think that problem should be dealt with more broadly first. While the USBF ...
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Michael, you wrote: "I don’t know, but I’m guessing there are multiple, perhaps hundreds, of Orthodox Judaic interpretations of ‘everything’. Rabbis likely disagree on several (small) points. Perhaps there are no two people who have identical ideas of exactly what is and is not permissible." I can assure ...
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Hi Al, What is your basis for your claim that the recipients are giving up nothing and making no effort to find a workaround nor help research options?
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
Perhaps if the ACBL didn't squander a few million dollars, it wouldn't be expensive as heck. Certainly ACBL membership and NABC entry fees could be cheaper

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