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Andrzej Matuszewski
Andrzej Matuszewski
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Member Since
July 21, 2012
Last Seen
June 25
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Statistician with interests in: sociology, history, psychology, pure mathematics, ecology and MUSIC


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Regular Bridge Partners
Jerzy Orysiak, Tadeusz Skalski, Roman Krzemien
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
subjective Standard Polish Club
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KBA: Reflections on Learning to Play Bridge
One may ask why forum like BW is important, while many "simple" bridge players do not need sophisticated analyzes. The point is that without searching optimality bridge would be a primitive game, which is totally "dominated" by computer solutions. The only practical reason is that optimal solution can be find ...
KBA: Reflections on Learning to Play Bridge
I think that every scientific project within the game of bridge area even such which is connected mainly with the bridge community must take into account several basic features of the game. Entire knowledge and ways of teaching bridge consider search of optimality. It is relatively easy to describe this ...
Goulash problem
"Solution" is that both: Overtaking and clubs change Playing 3 in the first trick are the best and equivalent. Basic S's holding is with 9 hearts. The only setting continuation can be clubs continuation with the hopes S does not have clubs void. If S has clubs void i ...
Goulash problem
Yes, this is a real problem! Frankly speaking it is the reason why I did not present here first deal goulash quizes.
Goulash problem
Your opinion John is quite conservative. In declarer's play/defense phase goulash is very useful. At least as a teaching tool. The point is that in many problematic positions of normal bridge we CAN NOT RELY on apriori probablilties that follows from random distribution of cards. Holdings that are ...
Goulash problem
Thanks for positive opinions. Yes, a version of this problem I posted here (if someone is interested I can find a link). But it was changed substantially.
Goulash problem
Playing goulash at MPs you sometimes make horror bid doubling 7 having possible 7 bid. If you want to avoid pd's 7 e.g.
Goulash problem
It is at MPs...
Goulash problem
It is a theoretical possibility that is included within the set of agreements. In this case (this is only one possibility) pd may be will find out that trump continuation is good. This way we will know that he has at least one trump. This way you can say that ...
Goulash problem
Good question! 1. In goulash you normally have unbalanced hands, so hands without 5-cards longer nearly do not exist. 2. In case you have a balanced holding (including 4-4-4-1) you should (or have possibility to) bid 1NT with 13 HCPs. 3. Such "strange" agreements (there are still some more…) are ...

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