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Michael Beyrouti
Michael Beyrouti
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Member Since
March 20, 2016
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After a Lightner double
Seems that bidding your void at the 5-level in a contested auction is a California thing...
On computer versus hand shuffling
Thank you all.
On computer versus hand shuffling
I'm still having a hard time absorbing those numbers. Maybe we're talking about two different sets of statistics. For example, the 50% probability of a 6-card suit (or longer) concerns one hand out of four. This means that each player should expect to see a 6-card suit (or ...
On computer versus hand shuffling
Way too high!
On computer versus hand shuffling
The article linked to in the OP states: "Several mathematicians stepped forward and calculated the theoretical probabilities, comparing them to the actual distribution of computer-dealt hands. It turned out that the distribution of computer-generated hands was correct. For example, 18 percent of the time, at least one player should have ...
An American and an Acol 3NT opening bid - on the same hand
The second hand reminded me of: "A vaincre sans peril on triomphe sans gloire."
One liners
My partner opened 1M, I responded 2NT (Jacoby), partner alerted, the opponent asked and with all the seriousness he could muster my partner snapped back: "None of your business!"
Campanologists' conundrum
Crowdfunding for New Bridge Organization
You have noble goals. Alas, bridge players are selfish.
Evaluate this hand
Agreeing this hand is a constructive raise, the next question is how do you show that? 2? But such a response could be made competitively with a weak hand.

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