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Zelig Rubenstein
Zelig Rubenstein
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 17, 2012
Last Seen
Jan. 26
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning 2 bottles of wine at the Aurora, Ont sectional.
Regular Bridge Partners
BBO Robot #12
Favorite Tournaments
Red Sea International Bridge Festival
Favorite Conventions
upside-down signals
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Board 3 from the 12/26/2019 Common Game
3D after 1NT is not forcing?
Double on bergen/mixed raise
It also works the other way. You have a lead directing double of the minor but you're told it's the weaker raise, now you pass because you haven't got a TO double. At MP I play the double is always TO or always lead directing, depending on ...
Found out something this weekend that I did not know (and perhaps some of you may not either?)
Richard, the ACBL allows discretion regarding ACBL regulations but clubs are not allowed to ignore the Laws. In the Ruling the Game column by Mike Flader in Bulletin #2 from the 2012 Atlanta NABC, he wrote "Remember that one of the few things that a club must agree to do ...
How to open minor suits with 19-21 HCP or 4-5 losers, playing BWS?
In KSU you could open 1 and rebid 3
Pretend it is 1993 and you’re at a bridge club.
In the ACBL there were no announcements. They were experimenting with alerts and "special alerts" at the time but that didn't last long.
That's Rare!
About 15 years ago on BBO, there was a mock vugraph presentation of the 1995 Bermuda Bowl finals between Nickell and the Canadian team with commentary from some of the Canadian players, including Fred Gitelman, George Mittleman, Joey Silver and Eric Kokish. There was one hand where Meckwell, with 27HCP ...
Board 8 from the 08/30/2019 Common Game
At our table, N bid 2D over 1NT, E doubled and led a trump. It was pretty bloody.
David Caplan (1964-2019) - Our Story
Thank you for a wonderful tribute to a terrific person
In the middle of a tournament, a player collapses. Do you know what to do?
David I'm in the same jurisdiction as you and I've taken First Aid and CPR courses every three years for the past two and a half decades. I've never been told there was a legal obligation to seek assistance.
Zelig Rubenstein's bidding problem: A7 AQ8 7 AKQ9873
Bruce, 3 is game forcing in Kaplan-Sheinwold which was the first thing that crossed my mind.

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