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Dan Wolkowitz
Dan Wolkowitz
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Aug. 9, 2010
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gazzilli
BBO Username
wolkowitz
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Silver Life Master
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World championships individual
Or this guy: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_John_Hurt
Denial Cuebidding
https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/difficult-evaluation/ You wrote about the weak relay two weeks ago (really probably several months ago, or however far ahead you are these days)
How bad is this double?
Let me guess: you doubled at the table, your partner said it was a terrible double, you posted for vindication and retribution?
Non Timeo Danaos et Dona Ferentes Compulsus
Technically, timeo (I fear) is the verb. Danaos is the Greeks. Fermented is a present active participle and is an adverb. “I fear the Greeks, even bearing gifts.”
Non Timeo Danaos et Dona Ferentes Compulsus
I didn't take a ton of Latin, but... Doesn't "ferentes" meaning "carrying" in this case "bearing"? In that case, I would have thought you meant to write "donum compulsum," an "obligatory gift" in the body of the article. Also, then the title of the article would read Non ...
Trump leads against part-scores?
Read the title as a news report of a poll
4!s declarer play
If you're confident that spades are 3-2, you might do even better by pitching on the third diamond if East follows. If you get overruffed by Tx you'll only take ten tricks, but if you pitch I think you always make 11.
1NT announcement when you upgrade for length?
True. Upper left corner. But it's also not alertable!
Sam Ehrlichman's bidding problem: T42 K84 K9 98732
I expect partner will pull with a 6-5 hand
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Jonathan, As a former president of your club (2006-2009) I must say I'm not shocked that this has happened. We had all sorts of trouble with the club in those days. I think the normal way to get what you want at Harvard is either to have some faculty ...
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