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Jeff Aker
Jeff Aker
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Basic Information

Member Since
Sept. 30, 2010
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Still trading options after all these years. ITTC chair and head of the USBF Technical Advisory Committee.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
4th place as member of USA2 in 2015 Senior Bowl; reaching quarterfinals of 1988,2009 and 2015 Spingold
Bridge Accomplishments
see above
Regular Bridge Partners
Kate Aker, Doug Simson, Barry Rigal
Favorite Tournaments
Trials
BBO Username
jaker
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Does UI have to be helpful to count?
He bid 2s intending it as gf. What he can’t do now is pass once he has UI that partner is willing to play below game opposite a fit jump.
USBF Tournament Systems Committee
Bobby, your input is always welcomed.
Here goes....
Norman Kay
What are opponents entitled to
In contrast, if you had opened 1n with an 11count and partner announcedi15-17 and bid 2h over the double, you should alert, explain as hearts and spades if asked and pass with 3 of each major.
What Methods should Require Advance Submission Forms & Written Defenses?
I know that’s been our policy in the past, but I’ve changed my views.
What Methods should Require Advance Submission Forms & Written Defenses?
I think we should be following WBF rules here. Most of these defenses need to be memorized. For multi you can refer to defense but the opponents don’t need to provide one.
Curtis Cheek Wins 2019 Lazard Sportsmanship Award
Really well-deserved. Congratulations.
Choice of Games Cuebid vs. Slam Try Cuebid
For sure we discussed the first one and maybe the second as well. Like so many other areas I don’t think one way is appreciably better, you just want to have an agreement .
Back again about Players who Qualify in two USBCs
Good. That’s the case I was worried about
Back again about Players who Qualify in two USBCs
Just to be sure I’m following does this mean that if the USA 1 winner withdraws that the loser of this match automatically qualifies? This means that if there’s reason to believe that this might happen that this team might have an incentive to lose its next match ...
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