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Paul Friedman
Paul Friedman
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 28, 2010
Last Seen
35 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I always play my partner's system; that way it is her/his fault.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Kibitzing O. Jacoby in his last Reisinger session; Guessing a Queen on a 2-way finesse. Last happened 8:39 p.m., 23 June 1986
Bridge Accomplishments
Regular Bridge Partners
Ian Wilson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
St Petersburg, FL
Favorite Tournaments
N.A. Nationals
Favorite Conventions
Blue Team Club; Your convention card.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
Coming to Istanbul for the European Open?
IST is now closed for passenger traffic. A new airport, IGA, replaced it. Unfortunately, there is no way other way to get from IGA to the Asian side except by car. SAW is on the Asian side.
What do you expect from partner?
I think partner forgot to super-accept on the prior round.
Ian Wilson's bidding problem: 543 T AKJ9 KT982
I'm bidding 4.
Ian Wilson's bidding problem: 543 T AKJ9 KT982
Ian: I would not have passed 3. I am not passing now either. Let me guess: Partner is 4=4=4=1 and 3x was our last plus score.
Ian Wilson's bidding problem: 543 T AKJ9 KT982
Ian: Greetings. I understand 3 if we don't have "methods" for this auction. I do not understand passing 3. At any rate, I am not passing 3 doubled. Yes, it might be our last plus. It could also be 3x making with an overtrick. I ...
Is 1M(in first/second seat)-2m;3m passable, in Standard bidding? (Opps are silent)
Richard: Modern SAYC uses reverse hesitations. It is important to check with partner to determine if she plays this or the traditional method.
Do you have a 6 card spade suit ?
I think it is perfectly reasonable for East to answer as if the question were "Does 2 systemically show six spades?" North is entitled to know the opponents' agreements. North is not entitled to know the content of the opponents' hands. West's jump to 4 makes it ...
Buffett Cup 2019 - Individual and Overall Result
Right! Do NOT disappoint Peg.
1NT response forcing or semi-forcing?
Let me explain Charles's reasons for the options shown. He comes from a Kaplan-Sheinwold background. Until recently he was unpolluted by 2/1 GF and other American Standard strong No Trump based approaches. Thinking in a K-S framework, his options make perfect sense.
1NT response forcing or semi-forcing?
Michael: I agree. The concept of defined terms escapes some people.

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