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Mike Lipkin
Mike Lipkin
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Member Since
Feb. 11, 2013
Last Seen
Feb. 15
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

currently playing pro after retiring from trading....author 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 treasonous Orange Abomination.

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
mike radin; david gurvich; alex perlin
Favorite Tournaments
saratoga; montreal
BBO Username
mike00
ACBL Ranking
None
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1NT or not?
I am indebted to my teacher Dick Bruno for pointing out the value of a 1 opening here at IMPs. At MPs, in a predominantly "15-17 universe", I think 1NT is best.
Congratulations Greg Lawler
Bravo!
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
one of the top 3 teams in Yokohama contained a suspect- and subsequently suspended- pair
Hesitation Habits and Unauthorized Information--How to Enforce Law 16 in Practice?
If that question is for me, the answer is that I could envision making six hearts opposite singleton-singleton absent a heart lead with the 10 coming down 3rd ruffing a club. Also that extremely negative holding was unlikely because the opponents had 10 or 11 Spades and my partner with ...
Hesitation Habits and Unauthorized Information--How to Enforce Law 16 in Practice?
Don't know but it is hand #9 from 190102 TCG-day.
Hesitation Habits and Unauthorized Information--How to Enforce Law 16 in Practice?
A compounding error is that many "average" club players don't understand the constraints UI places on the opponents. An example: I picked up -- KQJ9xx -- AKJxxxx in yesterday's common game. The auction proceeded: (2) - 4* - (4) - hesitation, then pass, by my student ...
Italy and Amnesties
No. And he hasn't "sung" either.
Post 20. S.A.C.C, Contract Bridge & Sir Hugh Clayton - Analysis of the very first recorded hand of Bridge played to a contract. Tuesday 1st January 2019
Thanks for the enormous time and effort at this detective adventure
Youth bridge in Buffalo
Unfortunately I do not. I saw the newspaper item and wanted bridgers to know that there are definite stirrings in the youth realm. This past week at the NYC regional there were many young people in attendance, some doing quite well. Ron Smith came from Chicago to NYC, and partnered ...
Youth bridge in Buffalo
moved to answer to jeff
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