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Eric Hamilton
Eric Hamilton
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 19, 2017
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Once introduced two of my regular partners to one another. Two of the three participants in this interaction believe that it turned out well.
Bridge Accomplishments
“I think there cannot be said too little on the subject" - Jane Austen
Favorite Conventions
“Having methods just tempts partner to do something profoundly stupid”
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Eric's generic 2/1 card
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District 7 Columbia/Atlanta Regionals are A GO!
For a higher bar there’s New Zealand or South Korea.... or more unexpectedly, Mongolia:
Board 13 from the 05/25/2020 Common Game
Yes, 12 tricks not 13 if east doesn't grab the two aces.... but maybe more interesting is how to get get to game instead of a spade partial. After 1S-1N; 2S the double fit is lost.
Quote found on Bridgebum
Reported by Alan Sontag in “The Bridge Bum”.... also the first place I saw Robert’s Rules in print.
The return of the who's to blame series
That suggests that the responses over interference are best structured in such a way that responder won’t pass a hand that would act over a non-precision opening bid and interference, does it not?
The return of the who's to blame series
No matter what ranges are assigned to actions over RHO’s initial double (I think 0-5 is awkwardly wide, but that’s just me) reevaluation and upgrading/downgrading is critical. Whether a queen is well or badly placed isn’t likely to change whether a 16-HCP hand is suitable for ...
UBD Judge
> ex-teammates for Columbus You meant “teammates for ex-Columbus”, did you not?
Where to Sit?
Sit to the left of your strong opponent.... and coach your partner to preempt aggressively.
John Torrey's bidding problem: T54 Q832 KQ6 AT6
This is pretty close, but at matchpoints do you want to be in a 25-at-best 3N with a hand this flat?
John Torrey's bidding problem: 92 KJ74 --- AKJ6532
There’s no reason to think that 3N won’t make and no reason to think that 6C will, so no reason to move over 3N.
Eric Hamilton's bidding problem: KT84 64 KT843 AJ
Fair enough - this hand is just a microskosh under this partnership’s requirement for an opener.

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