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Peiyush Jain
Peiyush Jain
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Member Since
Nov. 19, 2012
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Software Engineer at Google.

Blog: http://ruffnsluff.blogspot.com/search/label/bridge

Bridge Information

BBO Username
trumpace
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Bad Habits of Intermediates
Leading dummy's suit on opening lead thinking: "lead through strength".
You are now the King/Queen of the ACBL, what next?
Start an under 30 (age) annual prize money tournament (or under 18 with scholarships). Get sponsors for it so that the prize money amounts are high. Don't need to be an ACBL member to participate. Advertise the heck out of it.
Pop History: Goren remembers Somerset Maugham (Sports Illustrated, January 17, 1966)
Yeah, don't understand the "made only a difference of one trick" statement there. The contract should still be beaten, and there seems to be no extra undertrick too.
The Best Bridge Writer
Doesn't Meckstroth make the claim about not reading any books?
The Best Bridge Writer
Hugh Kelsey, with Terence Reese a close second.
You Know You Are A Bridge Player When....
When someone says "give me a hand", you start saying "you hold AK fifth of spades..."
Jeff Ford's bidding problem: 865 AQT65 T A943
Since partner bid 5, I actually expect to make 6 (e.g: partner has -, KJxxxx, Axxxx, xx). 6 (Phillip Martin bid it) seems to be a good bid to try and find the grand! (e.g: partner has _, KJxxxx, Axxxxx, x and understands your 6 ...
Eric Sieg's bidding problem: J653 AKJ K KT953
Wow! I am the only one that doubled (out of 40 votes). I presume it will be for penalties...
Eric Sieg's bidding problem: KT9732 K9743 5 T
My first inclination was to pass. But it is very unlikely that we will get to defend spades. If LHO comes in with some minor suit at 3/4/5 level, what will partner/you do? Perhaps it is better to just show the hearts.
Partner Plays Barbu
If partner raised on 3 then K is clear suit preference, isn't it? Real question is what would you do if partner had played the 7?
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