Join Bridge Winners

Bridge Winners Profile for Philip McPeek

Philip McPeek
Philip McPeek
  • 68
  • 8
  • 4
  • 0

Basic Information

Member Since
April 25, 2016
Last Seen
46 minutes ago
Member Type
bridge player

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Sorry, this user has no cards yet.
Gold Rush
Any number of current competitive video games have sidestepped this issue ('the black box algorithm says...') by avoiding publicizing a specific numerical rating but instead lumping players into named rankings (e.g. bronze II, silver III, elite 4...). Sure, 'bronze' is arguably a euphemism for 'below average,' but even above ...
Open+ Chart opens up new bridge territory
To be fair, most things are most useful vs. the guppies
Open+ Chart opens up new bridge territory
That's definitely the site I found it from, though its been some years since I've seen it. I don't like a conventional double vs. SC as it delivers a semi-positive XX (or transfer or what not... i.e. extra space) to the opposition with little trade off.
Open+ Chart opens up new bridge territory
1NT any single suiter comes from a strong club defense called HUNT I found online some years ago. It's basically DONT but notrump bids replace the double.
1NT rebid showing 13-15 balanced
No alert required in ACBLland; alert procedures only require alerting a 1n rebid which could contain 16+.
Director Ruling
If the alert/explanation was an accurate description of their agreement then the ruling is correct. The opponents are allowed to misbid.
Philip McPeek's lead problem: KT T964 JT82 873
Not sure what happened. Fixed
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: 4 AKJ85 AK74 875
But it meets the definition of your 1 opener
Looking to play "The Little Major" system by Terence Reese
Roy Hughes' Building A Bidding System (recent-ish) gives it a brief nod and cites the relevant book (mentioned above) and bridge world articles. Can track down the references if you're still looking but my copy is in a box.
Rubber Bridge at the NABC in Philly
I only stopped in for about 4 hands; just wanted to see what was up. We were pretty much just playing social bridge and not keeping score; Chicago was being played at another table and keeping score was floated before I left. There were 3 or 4 tables playing (there ...

Bottom Home Top