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Ilan Wolff
Ilan Wolff
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Member Since
Jan. 15, 2017
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Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

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BBO Username
ijwolff
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
Perhaps if the ACBL didn't squander a few million dollars, it wouldn't be expensive as heck. Certainly ACBL membership and NABC entry fees could be cheaper
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
Depending on what you mean by the game in iHouse, maybe. The bridge club meets in Stuart now, but there are actually approximately 10 people who live in Breckinridge, one of the houses within IHouse, and play socially on a regular basis. They see no reason to trek out to ...
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
For what it's worth, UChicago runs intramural spades, hearts and euchre leagues. They are simple enough that lots of people learn the game in order to participate. No intramural bridge. We have, however, had some success recruiting players from those other card games.
0-10K Mixed Swiss
Thanks Dave :)
Can You Outplay Zia?
Dave, good point about the known club split-that does make getting useful info from hearts more likely but I doubt it is higher than 11% and should not substantially change the payoffs. Declarer picks up stiff jack regardless of when he cashes the hearts, so that is not relevant. I ...
Can You Outplay Zia?
On the second board, does the slight chance of discovering more information in clubs justify giving up the chance for the overtrick? I do not think so. The odds of a 5-1 split to the left are only 7.5%, and even then, your odds of making the contract don ...
WBF U26 Online Championship Round 5: USA vs. Canada
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WBF U26 Online Championship Round 5: USA vs. Canada
Yes, you are right about board 4. Thanks for pointing it out. Regarding the grand slam auction, I think west thiught 5♥ was exclusion, but east thought it was a cuebid.
In the Well: Russ Jones
Are there still plans to introudce a rating system which is not purely cumulative but moves up and down based on results to complement masterpoints?
Just a neat deal from junior practice
My partner was the one who played jack of diamonds. I think it was a nice play as it gave declarer something to think about and a chance to go wrong, even though as Mike points out declarer should and did get it right.
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