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Neal Smith
Neal Smith
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 4, 2013
Last Seen
11 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

After 40 years as ACBL member, finally had time to play regularly starting in Jan 2013, and made LM June 2014.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Wins: Regional 0-20 pairs (1970s), Phoenix (OR) Sectional Swiss, August 2013; Seaside (OR) Regional Gold Rush, Sep 2013, Sun River (OR) KO Bracket 2, May 2014.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Phoenix, OR
Favorite Tournaments
Medford (OR) Regional, Seaside (OR) Regional, Sun River (OR) Regional
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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dump bidding boxes - all in favour ?
Hey, John. If you stare a bit at your avatar, you will see a beautiful woman looking down and to the right.
Neal Smith's bidding problem: J94 J KQ942 8742
Spoiler alert! Yes, Steve is correct. North had a brain short-circuit and thought 3 was xfer to Hearts, and announced "transfer." So North bid hearts twice on AKxx. This was a case of South fielding misinformation, because she did bid 4NT. Director ruled that passing 4 was a ...
The GNT's, a modest proposal
I have a different reason for not entering the GNT. In the unlikely event that we win D20 flight B, then we get to go to Toronto. (Otherwise I am planning to skip Toronto entirely.) Guess what? The hotel rooms are all booked. Do they set aside rooms for late ...
Ivan Lekic's bidding problem: AKJxx KTxxxx x x
On the first hand, 6 is down on a and a ruff.
Florian Alter's bidding problem: QJ7 AK5 QJ7 Q842
I have downgraded these hands in the past, and gotten random results because the field opens 1NT, as others have pointed out
100% each and 100% to methods. Try Precision with 2/1 gf.
What are the ethical obligations?
"I stopped playing serious f2f bridge when I moved to CA in the late 1990s" I heard they have some pretty good serious f2f events there from time to time...
I want to see the hand
Alan, it seems he was only playing it out for the purpose of annoying the opponent. There are better ways to get revenge.
In a slump . . . .
Volunteer! Spend some time helping out at a homeless shelter or children's hospital. That experience will improve your perspective, guaranteed!
Soumya Das's bidding problem: x x AJTxx AT9xxx
Partner forgot our agreement, but at least it's not IMPs. Take your zero. Next board!

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