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Oren Kriegel
Oren Kriegel
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Member Since
Aug. 7, 2010
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2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

23. UChicago Class of 2016.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
8th place, 2016 Platinum Pairs; Gold and Silver WBF Under-21 medals
Regular Bridge Partners
David Grainger, Greg Hinze, Barbara Kasle, Gaylor Kasle, Zachary Madden, Ron Smith
Favorite Conventions
Mixed Raises
BBO Username
kriegel
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Bermuda Bowl RR21: MONACO vs NETHERLANDS
Hah, yes, sorry. Just so used to writing those names on the team...
Lyon Round-Robin, Day 6
Thanks, fixed.
Rebid Problem?
"Less than impressed"? Lol. The top three names under 1 then 1NT are Michael Rosenberg, JDonn, and some guy who just won the Spingold four-handed. (The next guy's credentials aren't so hot, though. Edit: I'm no longer fourth on the list.) Clearly good players voted for ...
Spingold Deal
Thanks, I guess I wasn't paying enough attention to the auction on Vugraph. I've corrected the article.
4-3-2-4
This isn't relevant to me, because I rebid 1NT on all weak notrumps after 1 - 1, but after 1m - 1 1 - 2om I play 2 as the default rebid. It's either 4=2=3=4 with no stopper or 5-6, which rebids 3 ...
Rebid Problem?
Right. The ambiguity of minor-suit lengths after a Precision 1 opening is a weakness, not a strength. Standard has different strengths and weaknesses---I don't see why I would want to adopt the worst of both worlds. I'm a simple soul. I usually open my long suit (sometimes ...
ATB-Today's Common Game bd.7
East did cuebid, you know...
CAPLAN Upsets STRUL in Spingold Round of 128
American juniors are often more underseeded than foreigners because the seeding committee doesn't adjust Americans' seeding points. It was Monaco's bad luck to draw this team, which should realistically be a 40-50 seed.
Grand National Slams
The upper limit for 2 is 9 or maybe a poor 10 HCP. Invitational hands still bid 1 then 3.
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: xx x Axxx Qxxxxx
What happens is you play a silly contract. Inverted minors have their losses, just like any other convention.
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