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Benjamin Weiss
Benjamin Weiss
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 8, 2010
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Winning Flight C GNT in 2009 (Washington D.C.)
Regular Bridge Partners
Brian Wyman
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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1min - 1!S - 1NT - 2!H playing reverse Flannery and XY NT
Playing XYZ and reverse Flannery seems to overload your options. If you have 5 spades and 4 Hearts and a game force, then reverse Flannery is perfect for 1C-1S; 1N-2H. So why not just use that still, even with the XYZ option? I realize this is in some ways suboptimal ...
Confused old man
If this was a marked change from one week to the next, you may want to alert Harry's caregivers that he needs to be evaluated for a TI (stroke) or other emergency cognitive issue.
Zia would know what to do
I think a tank at trick 1 is hard to call a break in tempo.
Best play for 6NT
I count AKQ of the other 3 suits as well.
Best play for 6NT
With 10 top tricks, I win in hand and lead diamond to Q. If it wins, cross back in heart and lead diamond J (making 12 tricks as long as K is onside, just give up a diamond to the T). If diamond Q doesn't hold (or if East ...
Save Bundy's Sanity
Hi Peg, I agree it feels bad to have a disagreement like this--especially an acrimonious one. The one thing I do (when in a situation when I'd care) is discretely glance at my watch when I notice an opponent begin a hesitation. Then I can say a factual number ...
Democracy ACBL-style: ATL General Membership Meeting.
Chris, you may vote my proxy if allowed.
Proving Nonrandomness
It was only discovered after the first trial. At the first trial (referenced in the quote above) they didn't have time to discover the mechanism, because his lawyer pushed for a speedy trial.
How to Attract Youth Players?
I agree. I personally got started playing because my grandfather was a big money bridge player, and it was a way for us to spend time together. But I got hooked for the gambling, competitive, and social aspects (only later did I care about tournaments). Then in grad school I ...
Most Likely Plus
Page 7 play through has west playing the diamond 8 instead of diamond 9. Thanks for the great series.

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