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Peter Matthews
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Basic Information

Member Since
Sept. 28, 2015
Last Seen
Feb. 11
Member Type
bridge player

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Peter Matthews L211797 and Terry Kay Bargar Q766967
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Fibonacci Scoring
With proper reverence to Mr. Vanderbilt et al., who transformed this wonderful game into what it is, nonetheless it keeps moving. I still remember the days when the fourth and subsequent non-vulnerable undertrick were worth a mere 200 points. So while I may not agree with this idea of changing ...
Bidding theory question
Scott is right on target. The jump to 2H is the equivalent of a weak two, so an identical structure of responses should be in effect. My partner and I ask either for shortness or for a feature, making it necessary to invert the 2S (looking for shortness) and 2NT ...
Long consecutive alert sequences
I have been playing Precision for more than 40 years and always alert the 1NT rebid to a 1D response. The system agreement is that 1NT is capped at 19. Are our opponents supposed to be able to divine this intricacy? Yes, a 2NT opener shows 22-23, so they might ...
Tales from the New England Individual
Joe Cappannelli's suspicion regarding my having garnered some of Pete's pre-BridgeMate masterpoints is right on target. Some years ago, there was a local club which changed hands. Not being particularly fond of the new owner/director, I stopped going to this particular game. The 'other' Peter Matthews continued ...

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