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Mike Lipkin
Mike Lipkin
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Member Since
Feb. 11, 2013
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

currently playing pro after retiring from of several bridge world articles and one book: "Invitation to Annihilation". no national championships but 100+ regional firsts or seconds.  Photo is from a trip to the fabulous Iceland (BTW: "Icemachine" runs a great club in Reykjavik). Resist the Orange Abomination.

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
mike radin; david gurvich; alex perlin
Favorite Tournaments
saratoga; montreal
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ACBL Ranking
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Best Line in 3NT
I enjoyed this hand. I think that the discussion has veered from the more complex question of what is the best approach to the spade suit. Even if declarer wins at trick 1 and leads a spade to the Q, what should he do when it holds? He can cash ...
The Best Bridge Writer Poll
At the time I was in grad school, I took two digressions from studies and research to teach bridge, my second and fourth summers, to relatively new, but extremely bright, PhD candidates and postdocs. The book I used was "Five Weeks..." and it was a pleasure to work with. I ...
The Best Bridge Writer
December 1956 The Bridge World New Science Edgar Kaplan
The Best Bridge Writer
most important bridge article: New Science
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Kelsey: Killing Defense = Earthquake, the bridge landscape moved; More Killing Defense= Thunderbolt, the first and still the only book to discuss discarding in depth; Adventures in Card Play= Beauty.
The Best Bridge Writer
My favorite is Kelsey by yards. My favorite for intermediates is Frank Stewart - kudos for lauding him.
Ronnie Felton's flip-flop
indeed low from Tx would be effective here!
Links to ACBL NABC Video Recordings
thanks for doing the heavy lifting on this unglamorous work.
Public statement from and myself
The Dutch summary:
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