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Bridge Winners Profile for Leo Lasota

Leo Lasota
Leo Lasota
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 26, 2011
Last Seen
17 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
When asked by the director of 2003 NABC+ Fast Pairs if I am sure that I deserve a seed and I said probably since we won the event last year.
Bridge Accomplishments
2002 NABC+ Fast Pairs
Favorite Tournaments
World Championships
Favorite Conventions
Transfers over 1C
BBO Username
Leo LaSota
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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David Goldfarb's bidding problem: QJ75 9763 72 Q62
Partner has announced at least 10 cards in the minors, w/ 6+ & 4+. This is an easy 3 call.
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: AT986 T7543 A3 3
The law of total tricks says that on average the two sides will take 21 total tricks (10 card club fit their way + 11 card spade fit our way). Bidding 5 is frequently correct. It just wasn't the winning choice on this hand. I might have doubled just ...
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: AT986 T7543 A3 3
You take one spade, 2 diamonds and a diamond ruff if you take it. Opening bidder was 1246.
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: 8653 AKJ843 6 T2
I made the matchpoint choice of 2 stayman. I was going to bid 2 over 2 from partner (as garbage stayman), pass if partner responded 2, or raise to 4 if partner responded 2. Partner responded 2 and I placed them in game ...
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: AK6 6 AQ74 AKJ32
I chose 4 and we partner played it there. Partner held: 1098xx KJ 10863 xx The opponents led 2 rounds of hearts, and he played a club to the jack, which held. The clubs split 42 (with the length in front of dummy's 5 ...
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: AT986 T7543 A3 3
Partner elected to bid 5 with this hand, and this was unfortunately doubled by the 2 bidder. I held: KQxxxx KJ Kxx xx This went down 1 for -200 and a poor result when RHO won trick one with the A, and played ...
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: AQ4 K953 AKT84 K
I chose to open this hand 2nt, since I held cards to protect on major suit leads, held a decent potential source of tricks in the diamond suit, and the opponents are not likely to find a double dummy club lead if the auction goes something like 2nt-3nt with my ...
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: Q943 97 KJ5 A953
I chose 2 instead of the takeout double b/c: 1) Partner knows that I only have a 4 card suit (I did not transfer to spades last time), therefore if they only have a doubleton they will take another bid (2nt or 3 of a minor). 2) I ...
Leo Lasota's bidding problem: 93 A63 QJ98642 5
I chose to make the slightly unusual bid of 3. The bidding proceeded: (P)-P-(2)-2S-(3)-3-(4)-P-(P)-dbl- All Pass. We set this 2 for +500. The Flannery bidder was understandably surprised when they held J10xx, and ywt their ...
Leo Lasota's lead problem: A97 K9 QJ63 A872
I made the only lead to allow declarer to make 5 for a zero. Silly me I thought to lead the Q. Turns out that LHO forgot what they were playing and meant 2 to be natural. In addition, the suit that they overcalled was A107xx, and the ...

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