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Martin Lindfors
Martin Lindfors
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Sept. 24, 2017
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about me

I started bridge in 2017, and mostly play at my local club in Sweden.

Outside of bridge, I'm a graduate student doing machine learning research. 

Country
Sweden

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Filbyter Bridge
Favorite Conventions
Takeout doubles
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1M-3M: How Do You Play It?
Is this call alertable?
[quote] You can, but the opponents might not guess you can. Instead, they might think that pass just asks opener to bid his suit - maybe responder's 2♥ or 2♠ would be natural. That's why you must tell them without their having to ask what 2♦ means.[/quote] Fortunately ...
Is this call alertable?
Pass is a natural offer to play. It's the same as after partner opens 2 Multi, and RHO doubles, I can pass as an offer to play 2X.
The Science of Coronavirus
I don't know exactly, and I'm obviously not a virologist or doctor, but I think that an initial small exposure to the virus might make your immune system start creating antibodies, thus preparing you for a later, larger exposure. On the other hand, an initial large exposure might ...
Flights from the US to Montreal are on sale today
Montreal to New York is a 1.5 hour flight. Stockholm to Berlin is the same time, and I can find a low-cost carrier round-trip ticket for 543 SEK (~55 USD). Jet fuel can't be the difference. I suspect the European Common Market and less overbearing regulations might be ...
Interesting pts/rating system on euchre apps
If you want a number that will increase, you want something like the current masterpoint system. If you want something reflective of skill, you want an Elo/MMR/handicap system. This seems like a pointless mix of the two.
Should I stay or should I go?
Why? Is partner not allowed to hold four cards in hearts?
Should I stay or should I go?
Spades, short hearts, good hand. You have to bid. If you pass here you will normally not get another chance. Stop worrying about opener having your suit. It doesn't happen much at all.
Flights from the US to Montreal are on sale today
It is interesting that Canada-US flights are so expensive. Normally, you can book an international flight in Europe for 30-100 euros euros for a low-cost carrier and 100-200 euros for a standard carrier.
David Parsons's bidding problem: KQ97 76543 JT J8
I don't use my toys whenever I can. I only use them when I think it's best. I myself play Lebensohl/Good-Bad in this situation, so I'm not particularly excited due to the novelty of it.
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