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Jim Olson
Jim Olson
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 14, 2011
Last Seen
8 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired Scientist and active bridge student. Avid Bridge World reader and Master Solvers' Club participant. Interested in the use and misuse of bridge simulations...

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making 3NT vs Meckwell with 19 balanced opposite 4 balanced.
Bridge Accomplishments
Summer NABC Semifinalist GNT Flt B; a few Platinum points; several MSC problems accepted; and, long ago, a 1st round upset win in the Spingold.
Regular Bridge Partners
Dave, Ellen, Jim, Sarah, Bill, Bess
Member of Bridge Club(s)
BBO, KVBA, Easy Aces
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs, MABC July 4th Regional, Gatlinburg, Charlottesville Sectional
Favorite Conventions
Weak NT, Kickback, Italian cue bids, 2/1 GF except after suit rebid, 1969 Precision
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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1M - 1NT - 3NT. What is your treatment for that rare bid?
Hmmmm - as opposed to a slow and clean simulation...
1M - 1NT - 3NT. What is your treatment for that rare bid?
What is "a Q&D simulation?"
Jim Olson's lead problem: KJ74 3 J9762 853
No Puppet over 1NT.
Jim Olson's bidding problem: AJ92 T73 K2 A964
East's hand: 1043 4 AQ763 K872
NABC Online Individual - Day 1
My first board in the tournament was the same as Michael's. I also decided to take the 44% chance to take all the tricks...
Where did you learn to play bridge?
In high school, I purchased an Alfred Sheinwold Autobridge after watching Goren's Championship Bridge on TV. I then played bridge in college and started duplicate in my junior year...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
me too...
Jim Mundy Nails ACBL Online Practice Day 2 with 98.66% Game
In the frequency section of the travelers, it looks like each board was played 12-14 times, not 6-7:
Anatomy of a 97% game
Page 3: "...3N is in jeopardy on a heart lead from ♥KJ987 (you cannot see the other movies in this format BTW)..." Actually, you can see a Sample Movie for each of the other results. Also, you might use some journalistic license and consider rounding up to 100% in your ...
Danny Sprung's bidding problem: KJ4 AQJ62 9842 T
"With a singleton, bid game with most minimums over a limit raise." Also, GIB will have four s on this auction.

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