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Jack Oest
Jack Oest
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Member Since
June 23, 2010
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an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
winning the team trials
Bridge Accomplishments
winning the team trials
Regular Bridge Partners
Steve Garner
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Defensive signalling problem
Playing a diamond (7 for attitude) seems clear. If declarer has something like QJxxxx xxx KJx Kx the switch gets it two tricks. If I cash the ace of clubs first: (a) partner cannot get me back in for a second diamond play and (b) declarer might guess how to ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Eduard, as I think I mentioned I did not purport to analyze every hand in question. Perhaps one reason I did not mention the Chiaradia hand you mention is because he did not play in the event I was discussing.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Boy I never post on Bridge Winners but feel compelled to do so here. Like many people here I began playing in my teens (in the 60s) and was in awe of the unwavering success of the Italian Blue Team. They never lost and I took at face value all ...
Ax opposite KQTxx
Of course if you want to 'solve these problems at the table' you will also want to get used to 'all move please! next round!" :)
Martin Hoffman 1929-2018
That must surely qualify as the most impressive thing I've ever read on Bridge Winners! I had known of Martin's brilliance but not this amazing story.
Kantar Wins 2017 Lazard Sportsmanship Award
SI did have a column but Charles Goren authored it
Kantar Wins 2017 Lazard Sportsmanship Award
An incredibly worthy recipient who has contributed mightily to bridge for over half a century. I agree with the above posters that,although this award may be long overdue, it is richly deserved. Congratulations Eddie!
UChicago Wins Collegiate Championship
Congratulations Oren. I can say I knew you when. :)
Bridge World in trouble?
Philip: I did not know about yours but I did now about Adam's (via the Kaplan Estate), Jeff's, and (by rumor) Kehela's. Jim Hall (a Minneapolis player who passed away a little over ten years) also told me had one but I don't know what happened ...
Bridge World in trouble?
I was given a lifetime subscription by my parents about 30 years ago and what a wonderful gift that was! But yes I am giving up my 'freebie' in order to do my bit for a great magazine (although not as great now as it once was). Of course I ...
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