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Richard Freedman
Richard Freedman
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 3, 2014
Last Seen
Jan. 11
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Spent half a century in the Boston area after MIT, but now I have become a farmer. I was recruited by John Deere to the Des Moines area to work on their embedded guidance systems. I raise sheep, goats, and chickens.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
I dragged the ACBL, kicking and screaming, into the computer age by programming the predecessor to ACBLScore. My program was used to score 4 NABCs and a World Olympiad in 1977-1978.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Center (Urbandale, IA)
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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On what do you use your entries?
Double dummy, you can make seven in NT. The diamond suit is K10 doubleton on-side. You take a diamond finesse, drop the K, and re-enter dummy in diamonds to take the first heart finesse. Then cash the fourth diamond in hand, pitching a heart from dummy, and cash all your ...
On what do you use your entries?
I took the heart finesse, which worked, and took it again. To no avail! Hearts were 4-1, and I had to lose to both onside kings. I'm convinced it's right to take the diamond finesse because two successful diamond finesses will certainly resolve your problem in the suit ...

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