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Jordan Chodorow
Jordan Chodorow
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 2, 2010
Last Seen
Feb. 11
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

In 2003, I won the North American Pairs B.

My play of the hand has been featured in the (late) New York Times bridge column.

I am an expert vugraph commentator on Bridge Base Online, and a popular lecturer, teacher and professional.

I have served on the West Los Angeles Unit Board since before the turn of the century and am currently in my fourth term as the Unit President.

I practice tax law in Westwood and also frequently handle purchases and sales of aircraft, yachts, and major works of art.

I am a four-time California crossword champion. I have also been a U.S. Open tennis umpire and a professional film critic.

Thousands of my movie reviews can be found at

I also enjoy attending concerts, theater, and Clippers and Kings games.

I live in the North Westdale area of West Los Angeles with my boyfriend of eleven years, Daniel, and our Rottweiler, Gia.


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
NAP-B 2003
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Barrington, Beverly Hills
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Merry Christmas!
Jordan Chodorow's bidding problem: AQJ93 QJ9 J986 K
Agreed. I don't think 3H is a zero answer.
Cell Phone Penalty
I tried to tell my wife that...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
When the opponents have an 8-card fit, GIB thinks KQ9x and the like in their suit are ideal for a marginal bid in our suit.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I'm sure that if lots of people feel they should have received some sort of masterpoint award this time, the payouts will be more generous and widespread next time.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I have one or more women friends - Jim may even know one or more of them - who have said with a straight face that they think women's events are awful and should not exist and they will stop playing them as soon as they win one.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
For regular robot players, 24 boards takes about half an hour - maybe a little less, maybe a bit more.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I predict huge success for this event and look forward to an IMPs version as well.
Jordan Chodorow's bidding problem: xx KJTx x AQxxxx
Actually, I didn't "make them up" and I don't appreciate that accusation. I went back and pulled the hand records to address your complaint.
Jordan Chodorow's bidding problem: xx KJTx x AQxxxx
Spoiler alert: At the table, the passers lose 6 IMPs and, as it turns out, the event. This was the last board of the last match of a Swiss teams. We faced the other unbeaten team and I had this decision, which I considered a hard one. In my opinion ...

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