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Joe Pike
Joe Pike
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Member Since
March 30, 2011
Last Seen
July 3
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Passing partner's precision C for a top, when everyone else was in an unmakeable slam.
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
a99 Richard Langland
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Overcalling strong NT openings
The intent was over strong, 15-17 NT.
Jay Whipple, the ACBL, BBO, and clubs everywhere have joined together to set up real Black Point Club games online.
I can't find on the BBO website where to link my ACBL number.
Jay Whipple, the ACBL, BBO, and clubs everywhere have joined together to set up real Black Point Club games online.
Is there a list of the participating clubs? Are only those who are issued specific invitations by those clubs eligible? I played frequently at the Clearwater club in the winter of years past, but couldn't make the trip this year. If Clearwater is involved, might I still be allowed ...
Why Zimmermann should not have won the Monaco Winter Games
According to the 16 B 1 (b): A logical alternative is an action that a significant proportion of the class of players in question, using the methods of the partnership, would seriously consider, and some might select. Note there are two considerations to determine if a bid is an LA ...
1NT - 3M
Here's a wrinkle my favorite partner and I have added. We include any (13)(45) hand with invitational or better values in our 4 way transfer sequences. With 13(45) distribution and invitational or better values, responder starts with a 2S response to opnener's 1N. This still might ...
The Bridge Guys
What happened to their web page?
Law 45.C.4.b regarding an "unintended designation" (and its unintneded consequences!)
Thanks for the historical background. The (mis-)use of the description "player" and "partner" are more than confusing, and what led me to believe that this rule was intended to apply to the defenders also, similar to the allowance of a "mechanical error" in pulling a bid card from the ...
Peg Kaplan's lead problem: QJ QJ96 97 QJ542
Doesn't the HQ (or J) work just as well?
A slightly different approach then an amateur event.
You may be right on. I have no knowledge. But "never won one" wouldn't have to be the criteria. Perhaps there could be standard criteria established as ACBL norms, such as "non-winners of 5(NW5)" NW10, NW20, etc., and any regional could pick the one that is appropriate for ...
Rules question: Can you open this 2!C strong?
Steve, why do you say "11 HCP"? Both hands in the linked article show have just 10, and are deemed OK.
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