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Max Schireson
Max Schireson
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 8, 2014
Last Seen
8 minutes 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 (55th out of 78). Won 2017 GNT-C nationals.
Regular Bridge Partners
Cadir Lee, Bill Bailey, Debbie Rosenberg
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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How would you rule?
Worst ruling ever? It seems that even without stating a line it would clearly not be rational to expect a club player to throw the Q under the K, so I don't see how its right on the laws either, nevermind obviously screwing a player who was trying to ...
How would you rule?
One vote for your continued participation. Ed, one thing I have noticed and appreciate is that top players often answer these type of questions based on what they think is right. Occasionally this conflicts with the laws as written (this may be such a case); in those cases it prompts ...
Why don't DBL?
I dunno about that theory. Pretty sure when I bid 1NT against world class opponents they defend pretty damn well and my results suck. :)
Why don't DBL?
I don't know exactly what it means but since its the only bid below 3N I doubt it means anything super specific. 3N might be a atronger suggestion and/or having positional stoppers to protect. 3S seems like a hand with interest in 3N but some doubt and/or ...
Why don't DBL?
First I don't know what a world class player would be thinking of; if I did I would be much closer to world class than I am. But Brads auction seems pretty normal to me. Simon, are you thinking X of 1NT by east would be penalty? I suspect ...
Some Interesting Observations About a Hand
Another reason to open a club :)
With that language I would probably flip my vote on this case.
I would be happy with that, I just don't see how 70C allows for it.
Yeah, it took me a little while to realize that's why I haven't been stuck like this!
I picked what I thought was least bad, but that doesn't make me totally comfortable with it. Seeing that Kit made the same choice made me feel less uncomfortable.

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