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Aviv Shahaf
Aviv Shahaf
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 29, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

I have been directing and teaching Bridge for the past 25 years.

Head of Directors for the 3 main Bridge clubs in New York City - Honors, Cavendish, Aces

USBF Jr Program Mentor

Met my wife at a Bridge Club and we are raising two future stars.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing "Gulash" with Chagas & Branco in Rio
Bridge Accomplishments
third place at a club game twice!
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Head of Directors For Honors, Cavendish, Aces
Favorite Tournaments
WSOP Main Event
Favorite Conventions
Incision (Forcing Club system with very light opening bids)
BBO Username
Avivs
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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David Caprera's bidding problem: AKTxx Jx xxx 9xx
I have no reason to believe the auction would be significantly different at other tables, even if they play non strong club systems (they might open 1 i/o 1). At matchpoints I estimate that the field will bid 2S in my position. Since I hope to outplay ...
David Caprera's bidding problem: Kx Qxx Txx AKJTx
Games before Slams
1M-3M: How Do You Play It?
Asking about 1 bid in isolation is kind of silly. How I play the 1M - 3M raise depends on how I play other responses to 1M. My structure in an established serious partnership with a peer is very different than my structure in partnership with one of my students and ...
David Caprera's bidding problem: T8xx KQ9xx xxx x
Based on the methods given 2 just jumped at me. Does that mean I also get to sleep on the couch?
Undo or No undo ?
If you use “Hand Diagrams” instead of “Pictures of Cards” you will not have this issue
ACBL Online Sanction Pooling
Just an advanced warning Bud, knowing how much you like running "perfect" movements, The only movement that BBO let us run is plain Mitchell. no matter how many tables... be prepared.
Undo or No undo ?
I voted for "Other" It depends on what was agreed in advance. In our match we agreed for that "Undo" will be granted only for obvious misclicks, so in our match we would allow this one. If the agreement was "No Undos" then it shouldn't matter that it was ...
Double Trouble
"Penalty" is just crazy talk...
Michael Kopera's bidding problem: K83 J93 J KQJT72
isn't it better to let partner "figure" out to bid a Major at the 2 Level?
Michael Kopera's bidding problem: T865 AK4 6543 A2
Regarding the "Law" - even if they have an 8 card fit, we most likely don't. The total trumps on this hand is 14 or 15.
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