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Zygmunt Marcinski
Zygmunt Marcinski
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 26, 2011
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
introduction to bridge on my father's lap
Bridge Accomplishments
CNTC winner
Regular Bridge Partners
Bryan Maksymetz, Nicolas l'Ecuyer
Favorite Tournaments
Summer NABC
Favorite Conventions
Strong 1C
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Happy Trails, Matt Smith
If anything, the foregoing plaudits are inadequate. Congratulations on an outstanding career and best wishes for a happy and long retirement Matt. I am left with the hope of having the pleasure of crossing swords with you (perhaps with Duncan?) at the bridge table should it now beckon to you ...
2019 Canadian National Team Championships
The second place team included another though former Montrealer, Nick Gartaganis: a formidable and always resourceful adversary who oozes from every pore both irreproachable manners and unimpeachable ethics.
Your call
RR, I regret that your eloquent remarks do not in the least succeed in dissuading me from holding fast to my position that 4 is a decidedly inferior rebid vis-a-vis 5. Having pummelled each other with arguments defending our respective views, without any noticeable dent in each other ...
Your call
RR - multiple: see my remarks upthread
Your call
RR, The only argument in favour of a 4 in lieu of 5 rebid by the 2NT overcaller is uncertainty (aka lack of trust?) over the intended meaning of the 3 advance. I have already argued downthread that anything other than the "what's in front of ...
Your call
RR - certainly Advancer can have your example hand IF his partnership style precludes a 1st/2nd seat preempt without hand pattern and value location (FWIW, I confess that I subscribe to such a style, and so facing myself the example you lay out would be a possibility). Having said that ...
Your call
RR - my remarks were predicated on what I believed to be a near certainty that a passed hand 3 advance must be based on support and adequate values - yet the remarks of the preponderance of posters to date suggest that in holding so I am in a distinct ...
Your call
If Advancer were not a passed hand, then I can see the case for a natural interpretation of his 3 (although even then I think it's inferior to forego a Q-bid to search for the other minor opposite a one-suited minor, though I confess that that would require ...
Your call
On general principles, even in the absence of express discussion of this sequence (after all, who has the time to discuss the infinite auctions possible?), I would conclude that to bypass the "safety" of 3, particularly as a passed hand, Advancer surely (A) must have a fit, (B ...
Bright and Zeller Win Imp Pairs
Very very well done Bob!

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