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Pierre Schmidt
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Member Since
Sept. 25, 2015
Last Seen
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Fell in love with Bridge 40 years ago ...

Editor at "Le Bridgeur"

Played at Budapest, Wroclaw and Lyon in the French team (seniors). 


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
3 times winners of an open french championship. Silver medal World Bridge Game Wroclaw.
Regular Bridge Partners
Joanna Zochowska - Pauline Schmidt - Stéphane Garcia
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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5533 or 5542?
Some statistics : you will be in a position to open a 4432 hand (ie. with opening values out of your NT range, as a dealer or 2nd seat when dealer pass, etc...) once a month if you play a 30 boards session every day. So I doubt your decision (5532 ...
5533 or 5542?
5551 is the "original" Polish Club style. Many Polish champions (and other from former-Eastern block countries) champions play this way.
EBL will disallow Fantoni and Nunes
This is also interesting to read, on the same topic.
Is Bridge a sport ? The F-N case.
Do you believe, then, that the IMSA should not have been created :
Is Bridge a sport ? The F-N case.
One more contribution :
Is Bridge a sport ? The F-N case.
There has been a debate among the "Présidents de comité" who took the opinion of the "Présidents de clubs" and the players themselves. That's why we can say " a vast majority ..."
Is Bridge a sport ? The F-N case.
Patrick Laborde, non, la "reconnaissance d'utilité publique" est tout à fait autre chose. Il s'agit bien ici de faire reconnaître la FFB comme une fédération sportive par le ministère des sports.
State of hand analysis by computers
You can easily enter a hand in BBO "hands played and results ... editing hands", and have a double-dummy analysis. Enter four hands, the contract, and play card by card ... GIB tells you trick by trick when you go right ... or wrong !
State of hand analysis by computers
If you ask DM Pro not only if a contract makes, but the frequency of making 9, 10, 11 tricks ...etc... you get a table with a comparison of both contracts (when I make exactly 9 tricks in NT, what % of hands give 9, 10, 11 ...etc... tricks in Spades)
Calling all Mathematicians: Specious Reasoning in Probability?
None of the opponents holds the 8 remaining spades for rather obvious reason in the bidding. So assuming East has 12 unknown cards vs. 13 is wrong but anyhow ... ... I love these problems ... knowing that a 3-0 break has a 22% probability (11% left and 11% right) and that these ...
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