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Imtiaz Husain
Imtiaz Husain
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Member Since
June 8, 2016
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April 11
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about me

Chessmaster (used to be Ranked 50th in Canada)

Had taken up club level bridge 5 years ago. I devote a good amount of time to studying bridge. I am a solid player, regularly winning or placing in various club events with pick up partners. I am interested in playing in national events in the top brackets.  I have won (as a team-player) a couple of zip  knockouts in NABC events)

I primarily play in midwest area but am willing to travel to various regionals.

Currently studying Rudinesco, Martens etc

United States of America

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what is 2 over 1 over takeout double?
I intended it to be kinda tongue and cheek comment. I think Krzysztof Martens calls it "Modern Bidding". Bridge World calls it 21st Century bidding. In my humble opinion, there are 3 schools of 2/1 currently: a) Hardy or Classical Version b) Lawrence or Polish Version c) Modern or ...
what is 2 over 1 over takeout double?
2 transfer to 2 transfer to 2X-1 transfer to X hcp:8-10 2X poor raise hcp:5-7 otherwise non-forcing typically
What Is Partner Showing?
Mike Wenble wrote: I find the idea that the sequence (1)- X - (1) - 1 denies four spades much more appealing. Doesn't (1)-x-(1)* show a transfer to spades anyway? :) Following that logic then (1)- X - (1)* - 1* should show either ...
What Is Partner Showing?
Mike Lawrence in his book on Takeout doubles describes the following sequences: (1)-x-(p)-1-(p)-2 "shows 16-18 support points and four card support. Some might require a point more. In the interest of safety, you should adhere to this guideline. In the interest of ...
What Is Partner Showing?
North is slightly strong for a 1 bid. It is reasonable to think that EW have a 9+ card fit in . Plus the concentration of values in the majors, the fifth spade being worth an extra 3 support points, both kings being good tenances for the opening lead ...
Transfers after opponent's interference on 1!C (Help needed!)
1♣-(2)- X - take-out 2♠ - limited 2NT - some sort of Lebensohl with transfers 3♣ - transfer to 3 - transfer to asks for stopper 3 - transfer to may bid 3N or higher after transfer 3♠ - transfer to 4 - transfer to 1♣-(2 ...
Looking for IMP Pairs partner in Memphis.
Hi Greg I would be interested. Regards Imtiaz
Would like partner for Memphis Rockwell Mixed Pairs
Hi Dawn, I might be open for this event. While I may not be a pro, I am a strong player who is training part-time to be an expert (I know that sounds like an oxy-moron - it is what it is). Let me know if you are interested and perhaps ...
Memphis Availability for National and Regional Events
Hi Kyle, Looks like I am open to play in the Memphis Nationals. I played a match against you in the Zip Knockout in Atlanta last year. My team won 2 Zip Knockouts events in Atlanta. Let me know if you are interested Regards Imtiaz
Musings on negative doubles
I think that 1-(1)-x should show 4+ while 1-(1)-1 should deny spades or a spade stopper.

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