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Robert Lass
Robert Lass
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 31, 2011
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Can you identify my Avatar?  I'm the best bridge player in Chicago for about three hands a month.  The rest of the time, I just swim along with the other fish.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
As a punk kid after hours at the Wild Whist BC (in LA), going for $200 in a $5 an IMP money game in which the only non-World Champion was me!
Bridge Accomplishments
2019 Winner 0-10K Knockout Memphis NABC
Regular Bridge Partners
Tom Fogarty
Favorite Tournaments
Any National that I can drive to without ending up in a ditch.
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Ro & Ro
2/1 Many hands upgraded
Copy to my cards View/Print
Are Meckwell leaving the Nickel team?
And Eddie Money just passed away. Maybe it was fro0m all the bad puns
Kyle Rockoff's lead problem: AK3 T832 KQT J96
J,,,only the good die young.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: AK AQT62 AT3 Q87
Kyle would have opened this hand 2NT as well, at least playing against me!
1S (4H) 4N = ?
My metarule is, if you aren't sure if its Blackwood (et al...), its Blackwood.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: KJT752 AK53 J Q3
I'm with Don on this one. Your example IS the perfect hand. Partner could hold AQxx,xxx,KQ10x,Kx which is a substantially better hand and yield no play.
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: J94 KJ J9 AKJ732
5 . Why should I be the only one who is confused?
Which ACBL regional Nov 4-10?
Schaumburg will attract almost all of the top Chicago pros as a warmup for the Fall Nationals in SF. I can think of 4 top teams right now. It will be a great tournament replacing Lake Geneva, which had become intolerable over the last few years. Schaumburg is minutes from ...
I DO NOT Know What To Say.
How about if you pay $30 to BE the valet?
Poll: Is “Plain Blackwood” Ever Played by “High-Level” Pairs?
I have been playing hybrid for years... 3014 is better for minors.
What is standard lead from this holding?
This is how it was taught to me.

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