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Winston Chang
Winston Chang
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 24, 2012
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
2015 GNT Flight C winner, 2016 GNT Flight C 2nd, 2016 Mini-Spingold II (0-1500) 2nd
Regular Bridge Partners
Frank Lin, Joe Albert Garcia, Wayne Gorski
BBO Username
wwchang
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Frank Lin's bidding problem: 973 Q7 A865 KJ52
I think X here should be responsive, since 3 is a 3 raise showing hearts along the way. If X were for penalty, South would almost certainly be short in hearts and just go back to the 9-card spade fit.
Hurd and Wooldridge Win Wernher
They play on the Paul Fireman team and were 3rd in the 2015 Bermuda Bowl. Not exactly slouches at teams either!
Winston Chang's bidding problem: AJ93 975 963 J93
Corrected - thanks!
District 21 Wins GNT
D21 also won B and C flights -- very impressive!
Winston Chang's bidding problem: QT7542 AJ8 Q3 K6
Yes, it turned out to be A KQxxxxx xx xxx with the CA onside.
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Let's say you have two simultaneous events: a 10-table open pairs and a 30-table gold rush pairs. The *policy* rationale appears to be that the winner of the open pairs should get more MPs than the winner of the gold rush pairs. There are different ways to achieve this ...
Full Disclosure ?
Sounds like Yu's system is roughly 2 = 4-7, 2 = 8+, which would be different from standard (2 = ~6-9, 2 = 10+). With some implementations of transfer advances, 2 = 10+, 2 = ~6-9. In the latter case, there seems to be no reason to alert 2 ...
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I think Champion's system is pretty good for the middle 95% of bridge players. It won't tell you whether Greco-Hampson is better than Meckwell, but it distinguishes the 250 MP junior star from the 3000 MP club grinder quite well, or two players with 1000 MP who are ...
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From my old psychology courses, it was stated that people in general are most motivated by moderately difficult things. Assuming this is broadly true, it seems to make sense that bridge players would be more interested in playing in events in which they have a chance in "doing well." "Doing ...
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Without disagreeing at all with the gist of this comment (as I am a little skeptical about how much one learns by osmosis playing against good players), one point about playing against good players is that (1) you are punished for your mistakes in a way that bad players never ...
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