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John Uchida
John Uchida
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Member Since
April 6, 2011
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Chess Cheating Scandal
Cheating by using a chess program. How unoriginal. As Yogi Berra said, "It's like déjà vu all over again."
Explainable, But How?
According to Truscott, Kehela had a 180 degree change in position some time after observing Reese-Schapiro.
Another Reese-Schapiro Hand
>>> Another thing I can't fathom about this is the supposed method chosen of cheating. Why chose such a blatant and unusual method of signaling if you didn't want to get caught? Hmmm, it always seems blatant and unusual after somebody figures out the method of cheating. If you ...
Another Reese-Schapiro Hand
>>> Especially as R-S lost 23 imps during the deals on which they are alleged to have cheated :) IIRC this was one of Reese's arguments to disprove they were cheating. A couple of things to note: 1. This was a team game, if the opponents played great, or your other ...
John Uchida's bidding problem: A87 KT432 T9 Q87
Also from the summary of Bridge World Standard 2017 "a non-jump cue-bid in either of the opponents' suits is an artificial force (the lower cue-bid is forcing for one round, the higher cue-bid to suit agreement or game)." I was expecting a solid majority vote for double instead of 2 ...
Las Vegas NABC accomodations & activities recommendations, no cars (unless renting is cheap) but we are young enough to walk.
The last time I was in Vegas, the only mid stakes limit holdem games like 20-40 or higher that I saw were at the Bellagio but they aren't 24/7. Download the Bravo Poker App which gets live updates on open tables and their limits from various locations.
Bridge Bots
GIB plays many conventions and treatments. Unfortunately, only the 1st bid or 1st round of conventional bidding is programmed for many of them. Once you get past the programmed bids, chaos reigns.
Soloway Jump Shifts
From BBO notes, "Strong jump shifts are only from the 1 level to a higher suit on the 2 level. Jumps to a lower suit on the 3 level are natural and invitational."
!S Jx !H AKxx !D AKxxx !C xx
You could create a 2nd bidding poll for the auction that starts 1 - 1.
2019 Cavendish Pairs in Monaco
There used to be a PGA tournament called The International. In the early years of the tournament, the field was cut after every round, and the winner was based only on the final round score.
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