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Oleg Rubinchik
Oleg Rubinchik
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 18, 2010
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am 45 year old. Moved to NY USA from Moscow, Russia about 15 years ago.

Playing bridge for 25 years, chess for 40 years.

Play, direct and write newletters for UN bridge club. I try my best to play regionals on East Coast and at least 2 NABC per year.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning Truscott BAM in NY Regional
Bridge Accomplishments
second in 0-5000 Spingold, some regional success
Regular Bridge Partners
Igor Milman, George Krizel
Member of Bridge Club(s)
BBO, Gambler, UN bridge club
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Igor Milman - Oleg Rubinchik
Short club
Copy to my cards View/Print
Oleg Rubinchik - Dmitry Abramson
SA + weak 1NT
Copy to my cards View/Print
Playing conditions in Montecatini
Well, I once played in a chess tournament where organizers forgot to bring chessboards :)
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Out of curiosity, what exactly is unfair in no stratification?
Rohit Gupta's bidding problem: AQ2 A9 AJ QJ9642
I guess I missed an ice-cold grand slam but there is no intelligent way to check it after my 3NT bid.
Steve Moese's bidding problem: AT98754 --- 62 A754
Difficult choice between: pass, 4 and 1 State of the match and who are opponents would be deciding factors.
Number of participants in NABC Tests Online. Your prediction
It is true. But increasing entry fee from 0 (free BBO daylong tournaments) to $0.25 decreasing participation 9 times (from ~9000 to ~1000). Increasing entry fees to 40$ could strongly affect participation. Or not :) Will see.
The Worst Convention Ever
- I don't like cats! - You just don't know how to cook them.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
"Oleg - Are you a bot? :):)" Good question. When I tried to pay NABC entry fee here on Bridgewinners I managed to pass "Prove you are not a robot test," but it took me more than 5 attempts. :) Sorry for off-top
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Hi Sorina, I believe you need to find that tournament in the list of tournaments and manually click "Play" button again. After it will resume playing for you.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I don't think many way tie for the first place is very probable. Here is a link to the result of free practicing BBO game by the same rules: 9616 participants, only 8 boards but ...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Don't worry, Randy. If you win your title will be as gold as ACBL gold points and you will be able to use it the same way. Sorry, just kidding.

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