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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President 2008-2019,  board member since 1999

District Vice-President

Executive Editor, Diamond in the Ruff

Retired appellate attorney

United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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A pet peeve
To elaborate on this point, on page 16 of the Alert Procedures appears the following. In response to a NT opening, "3, and 4,: If transfers to hearts and spades, respectively, must be Announced." On the merits, I'd select options 2 and 3 if I ...
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Your advice is a recipe for disaster playing my preferred 12-14 NT. It may work sometimes playing strong NT if one is playing either with a responder/partner who can't judge what to bid over interference or against opponents who routinely make risky NT overcalls.
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Apples and oranges, unless you have all the same tools to find a contract over a major opening as you do over a NT opening.
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Whether I open a strong or weak NT, if partner can't act over an overcall, with systems on over an artifical double and a natural 2, with runouts on over a penalty double, with negative doubles and natural bids on over other natural overcalls, with Lebensohl available, I ...
Tanking to get a read
I'm no expert on English law. California criminal defendants are entitled to challenge prospective jurors for cause and also to excuse a number of them peremptorily. So it would be surprising for a defense attorney to let through any member of law enforcement due to the fear of what ...
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I'm surprised an ex-police officer was allowed to serve on a criminal jury.
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Tanking to get a read
Wayne, are you perhaps a jury consultant, litigator, or judge? What gives you such insight into the reasoning processes of juries? I've only served on one jury, but my career as a research attorney for an appellate court required me to review many hundreds of appeals involving alleged errors ...
2C-2D-2S-3NT (opponents silent)
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