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Zachary Madden
Zachary Madden
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 8, 2012
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Philadelphia area, but I've been around.  Bridge has taken me to 120 cities across 38 of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia), Canada, Iceland, and Spain.  Looking forward to seeing more.


Redoubled contracts made (all in live ACBL-sanctioned games): 2C, 3C, 4C, 5C, 6C, 7C, 2D, 3D, 4D, 5D, 1H, 3H, 4H, 5H, 6H, 1S, 2S, 3S, 4S, 5S, 7S, 1NT, 3NT.  23 down, 12 to go...

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
I like to redouble things
Favorite Tournaments
Blues, anything involving BAM
Favorite Conventions
Penalty double. I guess that's not a convention.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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What is Normal?
Normal should be any declarer who does this being too embarrassed to do anything but hand over the trick and make proper claims in the future.
Why is this day different from all others?
That is a possibility as well, of course. My personal experience has been that one's only options are "TOP" or the actual total, but I would be pleased to find that has changed.
Why is this day different from all others?
This is speculative, but the bracket sheet for this event lists an even 7000 masterpoints for each person on the team, so I'm guessing they wrote 28000 for their team's MP total on the entry slip and no one bothered to check (in reality, it was about 5600 ...
cue bids
I play this as well.
Help Me Understand "Source of Tricks" Responses to Jacoby 2NT
“Do you really expect me to be able to run the suit when I have Jxx?” “No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die.”
What does this 1NT rebid show?
Voting for 18-19 even though I don't play it with anyone.
A Psych Story
In the words of people younger than me (which, no offense, means they are also younger than you), get rekt Art. In all seriousness I have accepted similar results and apologized to partner.
I don’t. And I play 4 as natural.
Birthday Wish
How would you handle this as the director?
West probably gambled. Record it anyway. The last time someone said he would file a recorder form against my partnership I told him I would help him fill it out. That’s the point of their existence, isn’t it?

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