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Magnus Weiman
Magnus Weiman
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Member Since
June 20, 2012
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9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

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BBO Username
weiman
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
"I will be telling some people that I play with that if it takes them very long at all to decide on an action I would prefer that they go ahead and make the call that isn't PASS." The above would not work in all situations. There are cases ...
Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
After checking in to the hotel today I finally found out what the scope is with the Hiltonhhonors benefits at the host hotel. Hiltonhhonors members will receive the benefits their status entitle them to except that we will not get the room upgrades. According to the Hilton employee I talked ...
Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
Joe Jones, CFO & Acting Executive Director
Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
Thanks Peg!
Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
An ACBL Executive just informed me that they have confirmed with the hotel that "players staying at the Hilton Hawaiian Village will receive Hilton points". I will make another attempt to call the hotel and have them add my hhonors number to my reservation. Good job ACBL!
Bridge post-mortems at the table
I once read somewhere that when the opponents are having an argument at the table, you should agree with the one who is wrong. Entertaining concept but probably not in line with zero tolerance so I have never personally attempted to try this. ;-)
1Nt---(2M)---X as penalties
Abstein. My preference is to use X as penalty but only if we play Rubensohl (which in my opinion is the best convention to use over a natural overcall after we open 1NT).
1Nt---(2M)---X as penalties
I cannot even remember anybody ever asking if we use penalty X before they overcall with trash.
Is this alertable (T-Walsh)
Since this bid is not included in the Alert Chart, it is alertable if "Unusual strength, shape, etc." but not alertable if "About expected strength and shape". To me it seems pretty clear that this means it's alertable. Also, since there is no penalty for alerting a non alertable ...
Bridge post-mortems at the table
In my experience, a significant share of the post-mortems done at the table end up being wrong one way or another. The quality of the post-mortem becomes significantly better if done after the session is over with hand records as well as time available. Another downside is the risk of ...
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