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Len Vishnevsky
Len Vishnevsky
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 24, 2010
Last Seen
June 15
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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Trick 1 Pause, Platinum Pairs
Why not face up so everyone can think?
Two Strip Squeezes
S9 is a Grosvenor. Based on the auction, I'm sympathetic to South's final decision.
Was this (not) funny enough?
I hadn't noticed any irregularities, in the legal sense.
Tricky Discard at Trick 2! (Flint) I believe Duong Hong pretended he was caught in a knockout squeeze, but I don't have a copy in front of me.
Frivolous play ruling
7700? Did north/south claim honors?
Restricted Choice and it's application outside the bridge table.
The absence of the word always means not always. Monty Hall himself was very clear about that: he didn't always offer a swap.
Restricted Choice and it's application outside the bridge table.
"he opens another door" means sometimes. Compare to bridge. You hold ATxxxx opposite Kxx. You lead K-x-x-J. What do you play? Does that mean RHO ALWAYS plays the J?
Your Opinion on This Director Call and Possible Re-call?
Splinters are not announcable. You should call the director immediately, not wait for rho to tank.
Computer Bridge: Inferences from the Play to a Trick
Bridge players must disclose their bidding and carding agreements, even if they are implicit from experience. How would AI disclose agreements generated by randomized experience?
What is the best Grosvenor Gambit you've seen?
When my opponent at the club declares with KTxx opposite A9xxx, and I hold Qx or Jx, I dump my honor when RHO wins the trick. Sometimes that winkles a trick for my partner's quack. That's not a Grosvenor, but its cousin is. Declarer has the same suit ...

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