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Len Vishnevsky
Len Vishnevsky
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 24, 2010
Last Seen
11 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Ask me in person, it doesn't fit here. It involves a psych, obviously.
Bridge Accomplishments
I claimed (face up) in the platinum pairs, and Zia asked me how many clubs I had (I don't sort).
Regular Bridge Partners
Bob Etter, Jo Ginsberg
Favorite Tournaments
Livermore Valley Sectional, Santa Rosa Sectional
Favorite Conventions
10-12 NT runouts
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Marriage in Three Acts
In real life it was both -620 + -750 = -1370 (lose 16) +100 + -750 = -650 (lose 12) so letting the red game make cost four IMPs.
Marriage in Three Acts
4C was undiscussed, but presumably natural. The best player in the match (in my opinion) bid 4C at the other table, though he was playing a strong club system. They weren't going to pass 3S, but they might have played 4S (and would have, had a lesser bidder sat ...
Marriage in Three Acts
South had no way to show CQ at trick 2: a high signal discourages (i.e. - shows a singleton diamond) and low encourages (i.e. - denies a singleton diamond). Even with an extremely specific agreement (e.g. - when I know that there is at most one diamond ruff and that ...
Masterpoints per minute and per dollar
Exactly. We always play in separate rooms, then post-mortem (and curse robots) together between games.
The Junior Journal
That might depend on what 3S meant (limit? mixed? weak?) and what X meant, but if I redouble pard has AJTx xxx xxx xxx.
Devilish Crocodile Eggs
How to win friends and influence people.
Devilish Crocodile Eggs
I led a club to the ten at trick four, since clubs might break and diamonds looked like they wouldn't.
California Capital Swiss: Dwindling table counts produce some interesting masterpoint totals
Masterpoints are nice, and recognition is great, but people remember negatives a lot longer than positives. The A/X swiss usually finishes an hour before the four session event, on the last day of the tournament. After the winners of the A/X get their "section top" awards (rocks glasses ...
Attention All Exclusion Blackwood Users!
Hmm. It seems like we're competing to see who can go more decades without our convention coming up...
Attention All Exclusion Blackwood Users!
1N-2D, 2H-5C is exclusion. 1N-4D, 4H-5C is an asking bid.

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