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Oren Kriegel
Oren Kriegel
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 7, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

22, recent graduate of the University of Chicago.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
8th place, 2016 Platinum Pairs; Gold and Silver WBF Under-21 medals
Regular Bridge Partners
Christian Jolly, Zachary Madden, Ron Smith, Anam Tebha
Favorite Conventions
Mixed Raises
BBO Username
kriegel
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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How Often?
Ah, nope, no connection.
Quick question on Texas.
Since we're just going to play game the vast majority of the time we Texas, I don't think differentiating holdings is that useful. Steve's pass as interest in competing sounds like an excellent idea, but aside from that I would have thought 4M "I'm playing it ...
Zachary Madden's bidding problem: AK85 --- J98732 K64
Some weird perversion of the game where players make natural calls? Hmm...
Bid these hands in a 2/1 context
Are you missing a bid in there or do you really advocate responder never supporting spades and opener bidding 3NT over 3C with good support for clubs and a low doubleton in the unbid suit?
How Often?
No relation to any other problem, sorry to disappoint. Which problem do you think it goes with?
Bid these hands in a 2/1 context
The "original" fixed auction had responder jumping to 3 and opener bidding 4. The actual auction makes more sense, although a pattern-showing 2NT is a better call than 3 over 2.
Bid these hands in a 2/1 context
Your edit now makes the last two bids in the auction nonsensical.
Bid these hands in a 2/1 context
Uh, a 2 rebid with the North hand?
How Often?
I don't know how heavy you open, but I wouldn't describe either of those hands as an "ordinary minimum."
ROTS: Your Lead from !SA85 !HJ943 !DKJ9642 !C --
West won the A and returned the 5. I'm pretty sure the 7 could have scored...
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