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Matt Smith
Matt Smith
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 4, 2014
Last Seen
Nov. 10
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge finals should be played on computers.


Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Meeting Ailsa Peacock
Favorite Conventions
Carding agreements that relieve stress.
BBO Username
Matt Smith
ACBL Ranking
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Plea to BBO software developers
I came back to David's post to say the exact same thing. RFID tables should be used. Tablets used for bidding / explanations. 100% accurate broadcasting of all bids/explanations/cardplay to BBO without the need of a vugraph operator.
The Best Bridge Writer Poll
Hugh Kelsey, Tim Bourke, Marshall Miles, Mike Lawrence and Eddie Kantar.
USA juniors victorious in Croatia
Well done
Phil Markey's bidding problem: J8 QJT54 AKQ32 6
These three things appearing together is really funny: - Phil Markey - 1st seat FAV - Solid
Emile Schols's bidding problem: AT9654 AJ52 A3 7
I thought I wanted to pass and try for +100, but then I realised we're cold for 4 if partner has this perfect hand: x xxxxxx xxx xxx Or maybe this one is more likely, and still really good: x xxxxx ...
John McAllister's bidding problem: AJT Axxx KJxx Kx
My method: 1NT 3M = SPL 31(54) slam interest 1NT 2NT.....(Puppet Stayman) 3 3.....(3C ="No 5cM". 3D = (31)(54)) 3 asks shortage: -----3 = Low = 31(54) choice of games -----3NT= High =13(54) choice of games 4m by opener is now non-forcing.
James Coutts's lead problem: 8753 K AQ953 Q87
AK AQJT9 K AKJT9 So obviously this is overkill, but A beating this monster feels pretty nice when partner has xxxx JTx and we force declarer in diamonds. Or partner could just have the K. 8 for a through needs partner to have A + JT ...
James Coutts's lead problem: 8753 K AQ953 Q87
Yeah, just give partner the lead problem instead...
Transfer Advances after a Takeout Double
I tried convincing my partner Jamie to play this a couple of years ago. He said something along the lines of "nah." I was thinking after (3m) X (P) ... 4C = cue thing 4D = hearts 4H = spades 3NT/4S/5om = various other minor hands Mainly so you could set a suit ...
Matt Smith's lead problem: x xxx xxx KTxxxx
Nah. He wants something OR it's just a pure penalty. Assume the former.

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