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Jeffrey Rothstein
Jeffrey Rothstein
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Member Since
July 20, 2012
Last Seen
April 4
Member Type
bridge player

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The Corona Virus
Tablets have been used in at least one European country with great approval. Disinfected personal tablets would alleviate everyone touching the same cards although players would still be close enough to be infected.
Jeffrey Rothstein's bidding problem: AQT762 --- 3 AKQJ52
3C indicates nothing appropriate lower to bid. 4D instead of 3D undiscussed of course, but seems logical that bypassing 3NT has meaning. Personally I believe 2D,3D then 4D is passable with a misfit but this is undiscussed as well.
RIP Harold Feldheim
Doug Widman who also frequented the Fleahouse says it was Najdorf
RIP Harold Feldheim
Harold was a low keyed expert level player who I knew casually forever. During the past few years we socialized and played on a few teams together. There is at least one story online which includes Harold in the 1960's at the NY Chess and Checker Club (AKA Fleahouse ...
Russell Samuel's bidding problem: AKx AJ8xxx QT xx
Agree but hearts or diamonds are both possible to produce nine tricks. 3H will likely make 3Nt impossible to reach. Pard may pass 3H even if forcing.
Russell Samuel's bidding problem: AKx AJ8xxx QT xx
3NT assuming 3H is forward going but not forcing. Change the diamonds to xx, x or something like that then 3H is clear.
Favorite swindles and other turns of events
In the early 70's I picked up something like xxx, xx, x, KQTxxxx in a regional pairs: Pass, Pass to me so I bid the obvious 1NT: Pass, 2C, Pass Pass Pass with Judy Tucker in the passout seat with a puzzled look at her insane opponent. Down 1 ...
Richie Schwartz, R.I.P.
Richard had a math degree. In the 60's and 70's he worked for a defense contractor as a programmer while pursuing his hobby as a gambler evenings at harness tracks eventually graduating to a full time gambler. At the harness track Richie was known as "the hawk" for ...
Asking a question in the passout seat
Opening leader is required to lead face down allowing questions from the passout position. Unless ACBL rules have changed it is a violation to ask questions in the passout seat unless an explanation is necessary for a possible call other than pass. A director should be called any time a ...
Meaning of 2NT response to 2!C?
Al Roth suggested balanced with four Queens.

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