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Mark Lombard
Mark Lombard
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 19, 2012
Last Seen
Sept. 21
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Living a life of love & art and bridge.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Getting a phone call and subsequent interview from Mr. Alan Truscott of New York Times to inform us that we won the worldwide Alcatel competition Friday, June 5, 1998 with a 75.83% game.
Regular Bridge Partners
Mark Hupert, Brady Allen, Jim Woeber, Renalto Robledo, Corey Krantz.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Club of Center City, Philadelphia
Favorite Tournaments
Glitter Gulch Regional
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Oren Kriegel's lead problem: 84 KQ732 Q743 T6
What's the punch line here?
Just another flat board
Thanks for sharing these stories.
How'd we get so high? ATB (Matchpoints)
I don't think South has any business showing a limit raise or better with opener over him. How much are those kings worth? Also, no shape to delight partner. IMHO, 2H more accurately describes his hand in this auction.
Assess the blame (15)
The "South" blamers equal out the "North" blamers; I think this is an unlucky result.
BW 2/1: 1!D-2!C-2M
This is best played using good ol' Partnership Agreement.
How do we bid those hands to the best game?
Weak NT gets you to game. Best place to be in teams, don't you think?
Mark Lombard's bidding problem: T KQJ32 T8642 82
Agreed. That being said, how do you envision the west hand?
The biggest insult
My inadvertent insult: We were playing at our vacation home club and came across who I thought I recognized as a world-champion player playing with an unknown older woman. "Are you Mr. 'X'?, I queried. "Yes," he replied. Starstruck, I continued, "May I ask who your partner is?" "Why, that ...
Eddie Wold elected to Hall of Fame
What I like the most about Eddie is that he goes out of his way to compliment you when you play a hand well.
Chris Gibson's bidding problem: T AJ73 T93 K8753
"Pass," I say, meekly. Our partnership agreement here is that a "x" means, "Pd, i wish to compete further, unless you want to convert for penalty." Do you really figure 5 (or 6)H makes?

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