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Max Schireson
Max Schireson
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 8, 2014
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Started playing bridge towards the end of 2014. Love it. Trying to get good at it.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making a slam on an endplay against top opponents for a highly improbable +17 imps
Bridge Accomplishments
Made it to the Blue Ribbons finals and didn't get obliterated there (56th out if 78).
Regular Bridge Partners
Cadir Lee, Bill Bailey, Debbie Rosenberg
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Director Ruling on Mis-Information
@Jeff, let me explain why I believe the other auction is so relevant. The directors said they asked your teammate what he would have bid if the auction had gone 1H (1N) 2H. He said 4H. Think about that for a minute. The same high cards are sitting over your ...
Director Ruling on Mis-Information
Kevin, My view is somewhat in between but I wanted to get your opinion on a few questions about polling that may be contributing to the disconnect. In this type of situation where there is decision that works out poorly subsequent to an infraction, and intuition says that the infraction ...
How to play the trump suit
I needed more poll answers. You need to decide when you start the suit which stiff quack you want to be able to pick up. Please regard the answers this way, I will clarify
Director Ruling on Mis-Information
John, Are you saying re my hypothetical that unless you felt opener would table his hand as dummy absent the commotion you would adjust? How would you then rule? Back to the real situation... how do you square opener saying he would have bid 4H over 1H (1N) 2H with ...
Should I have called the TD?
Understand you might have been embarrassed, I just think it's never right to be give your opponents artitude. Sorry if I was harsh.
Should I have called the TD?
I strongly disagree that making them cringe is better than calling the director. I think it is much worse. It is not your job to make them cringe. If they don't know what they did was wrong they need it explained. If they knew they need discipline. Calling the ...
Should I have called the TD?
Either call the director (which doesn't make you a crybaby) or find a way to move past the issue without being rude to your opponents. Tough love, meant to be helpful: not calling the director, being rude to your opponents, and posting to complain about the ehole actually looks ...
Sophomore Blues
In the tech world over 20+ years I became pretty competent. At bridge I am starting again from the beginning. I was reminded today of how far I have to go at bridge: - twice when 3N seemed possible (I will admit it seemed like a stretch both times, but who ...
Sophomore Blues
Thanks Nat.
Sophomore Blues
One of our opponents told me at the beginning of the round that they are intimidated when playing against me and Debbie due to Debbie's skill. I told them that in a few years I thought they would then be intimidated by playing against Olivia!
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