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Robert Thorstad
Robert Thorstad
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 12, 2013
Last Seen
Feb. 17
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Outside of bridge, I am a graduate student working on "big data" and psychology, and am broadly interested in what data can tell us about bridge. 

Believe in simple, natural bridge; I HATE reading system notes. 

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
1st, North American Pairs Flight C, Spring 2016 NABC. Runner-up, Collegiate Championship, Summer 2014 NABC. 3rd/4th, GNT C, Summer 2016 NABC
Regular Bridge Partners
Ben Kompa
ACBL Ranking
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Robert Thorstad's bidding problem: AT4 AK985 643 A7
Correct you have no special agreements here
Seamon Junior USBC Winners
Congrats everyone. Special mention for Arthur Zhou and Michael Hu, I vugraphed the U16 finals match all day and they showed some very strong declarer play. The Q play on board #5 in the morning was very impressive. Opponents also had some nice plays in the match, they found the ...
Robert Thorstad's bidding problem: J KQ75432 872 J4
For the curious, opener has AT ATX AQX AKQT9. My main question is how to diagnose responder's extra heart length.
Robert Thorstad's bidding problem: AQ9732 K2 K5 AK6
Thanks all , part of what I was wondering is how strong the inference is that , if partner has a stiff spade , it is likely to be the K for the 1NT rebid . Partners hand : K AXX AXXXX QXXX
Do you accept the concession?
Agree. Not enough information to know what's going on in declarer's head. 95% of the time I am going to give him this trick (he's probably about to say 'I play my K, then, you have to make a trick with the Q' -- then of course I ...
Yuan Shen's bidding problem: AKQT875 --- AKJ985 ---
My plan is to leave the table and buy a powerball ticket immediately. I expect to win the millions.
Robert Thorstad's bidding problem: AKJ AJx AKTxxx x
If you open 1D partner bids 1S.
Georgia Tech Wins Collegiate Championship
Congratulations GA Tech -- well deserved after lots of hard work this year! Congratulations also to Giorgio Casinovi the faculty sponsor of the club, and thanks to Patty Tucker who does a lot of work with the club as well.
Bridge Winners You Hold App Released
Looks great! Nice job. If not too difficult, would be cool to implement "log in thru facebook" on the app.
Morton's Fork on opening lead
Great hand!

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