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Linda Marshall
Linda Marshall
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 31, 2011
Last Seen
3 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I'm from the Washington, DC area.

In the past few years I've started going to most NABCs.  I've reached the stage where I'm disappointed not to qualify for the second day (I often get to the second day) and pleasantly surprised to make the overalls.

I'm the vice president of my unit and a frequent bridge volunteer.

I'm an attorney.  My other hobbies are dancing, hiking, and knitting.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
I had a 60% session in platinum pairs once.
Favorite Conventions
Transfer responses to 1C, transfer lebensohl, xyz, flannery, reverse flannery, mini-splinters, kickback, Robinson (multi-landy), scrambling 2N
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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What's Your Process of Elimination?
Yes, but that doesn't mean you should have played that card. Depending on the situation, it might have been better to duck.
What's Your Process of Elimination?
There's no list that's a good substitute for thinking about the whole hand.
Learn Bidding in 15 Minutes?
Some friends taught me in college. I think I got about 5 minutes of explanation, kibitzed for a few hands, and then someone looked over my shoulder and helped me for a few hands. When stuff came up that hadn't been covered, people explained it to me. The game ...
Learn Precision in 15 minutes
There is a very good article from a few months ago in the intermediate forum on the usefulness of variance.
Learn Precision in 15 minutes
I still don't get this whole ethics thing
No, we changed that policy after you left. Now corrections have to be submitted by Sunday, I think.
Learn Precision in 15 minutes
I remember the last time I played against phantom club. It was a 6-board match. When we went back to compare, one teammate predicted that the boards would be absolutely flat. We won by 65 imps, I think.
ATB Another Missed Slam (Part 2)
Which form of scoring?
Learn Precision in 15 minutes
1M-4M can be a lot stronger than in standard.
Learn Precision in 15 minutes
If they bid over 1C, pass shows 0-5 or ability to sit for a reopening double, double shows 6-8 or better hand with no suit to bid and inability to bid notrump, and suit bids are natural with 5+ and 9+ hcp.

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