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Ophir Reshef
Ophir Reshef
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 4, 2010
Last Seen
April 27
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

ex Junior team of Israel. Haven't played seriously for 10 years, recently taking small steps back in the game.

 

Country
Israel

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
One deceptive card at trick one got articles at NY Times, Washington Post, and various others. http://www.nytimes.com/2002/10/12/arts/bridge-young-gifted-and-going-to-china-for-championships.html
Bridge Accomplishments
2nd in European Teams Championship
Regular Bridge Partners
None
BBO Username
oreshef
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Assess the blame (11)
North hand is worth a slam unless top two tricks are missing. Unfortunately the 5 bid doesn't quite say that. It's therefore better to ask RKCB and accept the occasional loss of AK in around 5% of the hands, then to put the pressure on North to ...
Assess the blame (11)
And 20 hcp is not even in the original range (21-22hcp).
5=4=xx Partials When Pard Opens 1NT
Doug, thanks for that. What tools did you use?
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: --- Q9x A8xx AQ8xxx
E likely 6-4 here, especially if expert. In that case passing has to be negative expectation.
29 point game
What if E's Heart card is K or Q?
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: AKQ753 K83 A7 QT
Do people here play that X is penalty? Otherwise I honestly can't understand how 4 can be a better bid than X.
Wait and See
Perhaps the correct rule with a tramp stack would be to play a forcing game if you hold a side suit of your own that can be established?
RATE YOUR MIND PAL
Can S make 4 if W underleads A and E returns ?
Another day another brain teaser
Run 5 Hearts pitching Diamond: (1) If W keeps bare K, establish Spade trick (2) If W keeps bare J, play 6th Heart, pitch Spade, cross to A, and endplay W in whatever black suit he discarded from (3) If W keeps bare Q, play 6th Heart and discard Club ...
Play Problem
If the J holds you play from dummy, and combine chances of 6 Diamond tricks or 3 Heart tricks.
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