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Adam Meyerson
Adam Meyerson
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Switzerland

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Elianna Meyerson, Samuel Ieong, Howard Liu, Josh Sher, Li-Chung Chen
Favorite Conventions
Meyerson, Zirconia, Gazzilli
BBO Username
awm
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Wrong view on multi 2d by ACBL
Yes, SEF is fine. Pretty much any strong bid and responses is fine. The problem is that artificial bids which could be weak (less than 10HCP or so) are severely restricted. The new charts allow such bids if they have a known suit when weak, but Multi and the like ...
Wrong view on multi 2d by ACBL
According to WBF policy, the following conventions are all Brown Sticker. This effectively bans them outside of top flight TEAM events (roughly the same events that would allow Multi in ACBL). 2 showing a weak hand with either diamonds or hearts 2 showing a weak hand with either ...
Cost/benefit analysis of redoubling 1 notrump
The assumption seems to be that this is some sort of poker game, where the doubling side must guess whether to run. My experience is that this isn’t really true. Advancer in 4th seat will either: 1. Fast pass = “I have some help” and now they let you play ...
Cost/benefit analysis of redoubling 1 notrump
The numerical analysis is fine, but in my experience “probably not making” doubled 1nt contracts are really common. I guess you’re running on a lot more (4432) hands than I do. In my experience 1nt is hard to defend (especially with the strong hand on lead) and sitting for ...
In The Well: Chip Martel
Hi Chip, You’re unusual among world class players in maintaining a full-time (non-bridge) job. How regularly were you able to play during the years you were working, and how much did you need to play to feel “tuned up” for top level events? Did your non-bridge job ever make ...
Chances of Winning a 60 or 64 board match:
The value of the standard deviation depends on the teams involved. If you take teams playing similar methods the standard deviation will be lower. I’d also expect standard deviation to be lower when both teams are good — if everyone bids and makes the “easy” games you get more low ...
New Performance Metric for the ACBL
I’m not really worried about this — suspect online play will come to the rescue here. The very top players generally learn as kids (college at the latest) and then make bridge into at least a partial career. We’re actually doing better getting kids into bridge now (with programs ...
Opener's Rebids After 1!D - 2!C
2 default with any 11-14 or more with a long but not great single suiter 2M natural reverse 4M, 5+ 2N 18-19 balanced, could have a 4M, not 4 3 four card support extras, no shortness 3 extras with 6+ sets trumps so very ...
Vanderbilt Unpopularity?
I had the following experience a few years back in the Spingold: First day, four way match where we are the bottom seed. Play a top team in 30-board match, beat them. Of course we might’ve advanced by losing also (and our opponent did advance by winning the second ...
Vanderbilt Unpopularity?
It seems like the Soloway event in fall has this structure. The first year will surely have high attendance (everyone wants to try new event) but it will be interesting to see how it settles down after a few years. Right now it is pretty frustrating to upset an elite ...
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