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Ophir Reshef
Ophir Reshef
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 4, 2010
Last Seen
Oct. 15, 2016
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.



Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
One deceptive card at trick one got articles at NY Times, Washington Post, and various others.
Bridge Accomplishments
2nd in European Teams Championship
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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?
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.
Play Problem
You don't necessarily get even ONE chance to guess clubs. Say you play to the J and the A wins, and returned. Now you lose if E started with Q, A, and ATx(x), when defense establishes 3 tricks, or squeezes declarer in the majors in trick ...
EBTC2016 Day 2 Round 5 Board 2
Very much dependent on opponents. If South would have led from KQ, and if North would not know to duck the 2nd round with KQ, playing Diamonds can be up to 66% good, plus some miracle. If they defend well, Diamonds are only 33% to produce 2 tricks ...
Yuan Shen's bidding problem: AKJ64 AQT5 AJ42 ---
I am amazed so many players think 6 is a better bid than 7.
Yuan Shen's bidding problem: AKJ64 AQT5 AJ42 ---
But they'll lead A...
Joe Roll's bidding problem: --- QJTx x KJ98xxxx
I was surprised with the poll's results, as I wouldn't consider not bidding 5 with good 8-4 in this vulnerability. Therefore, I generated 20 simulated hands. 5 was a clear winner, with >2 IMPS per board. Get the hands here: Code ...
Joshua Donn's bidding problem: J87xx T8xx --- Kxxx
Interesting problem. What was the actual layout?

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