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Michael Rosenberg
Michael Rosenberg
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 25, 2010
Last Seen
5 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I am a full time professional player, and have been so since 2004 (before that, I was semi-professional). I play in all the Nationals, a few Regionals, and do a little online teaching. My wife Debbie is also a full-time professional. We have a son, Kevin. I have two daughters, Ivana and Jahna, from a previous marriage

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning the 1994 Rosenblum
Bridge Accomplishments
Winner of Rosenblum, 1998 Par Contest, 2017 Bermuda Bowl, 2015 D'Orsi Trophy, 2018 World Mixed Teams, 6 US Trials, Spingold(2), Vanderbilt(2), Reisinger(2), Inducted into the Hall of Fame
Regular Bridge Partners
Zia Mahmood, Debbie Rosenberg, Chris Willenken
Favorite Tournaments
World Championship(any), US Trials
Favorite Conventions
KeyCard Blackwood, Transfers, Jacoby 2N
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Credentials Advisory Team (CAT)
Timo: "Michael what you just said went out of the window long time ago when Boye was threatened. (Wheelchair topic)" I think there is a big difference between what Boye did - leading the charge - and giving a heads up to this Committee about a player/pair. David C: "Michael, why ...
Defend this hand
I think of plays 'gaining' or 'losing'. A heart 'gains' against Qxxx (or Q9x)
Credentials Advisory Team (CAT)
In real life, people might be worried about their physical safety if it comes out. In bridge, I think we can remain 'pure' and do without anonymopus accusations.
Defend this hand
Let's dispel the idea that the shift is 'playing' partner for Axx. If that is the hand, you get at least one more chance.
Credentials Advisory Team (CAT)
It's good to know some people are working on this in an investigatory capacity. Thank you - I know it's a huge time commitment to do a proper job. I have one objection to the OP: "We are working on a method of anonymous reporting." I wish you would ...
Confession of a Self-Kibitzer
Chris G: "It took a public accusation...". Yes - but those public accusations already had the backing of a lot of eveidence. Throwing somrthing out about one, or even two hands is wrong. "I see it both ways." Often a problem for me, too. And you're right - total silence and ...
Confession of a Self-Kibitzer
Chris G: "... which you decided to pick nits with anyway." Wrong again, Zod! I wasn't trying to "pick nits". I happen to believe that how one expreses oneself, while perhaps not as important as the gist of what one expresses, is really important. So I'm usually careful to ...
Confession of a Self-Kibitzer
Chris G; "I could not disagree more with " I think it would have been equally likely if it had been communicated as a Private Message."" I think your statement is unreasonable - I DO think that. Unless you're calling me a liar and saying that I don't think that ...
Confession of a Self-Kibitzer
"So Fredin is banned because he did something that probably directly led to one of the highest profile players in the world not cheating online anymore" JLall (and others). No he was banned by the organizers of this site because he violated the rules of this site. The fact that ...
Confession of a Self-Kibitzer
Justin: Yes, I think that's quite likely. But I think it would have been equally likely if it had been communicated as a Private Message.

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