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Michael Rosenberg
Michael Rosenberg
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 25, 2010
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I am a full time professional player, and have been so since 2004 (before that, I was semi-professional). I play in all the Nationals, a few Regionals, and do a little online teaching. My wife Debbie is also a full-time professional. We have a son, Kevin. I have two daughters, Ivana and Jahna, from a previous marriage

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning the 1994 Rosenblum
Bridge Accomplishments
Winner of Rosenblum, 1998 Par Contest, 5 US Trials, Spingold(2), Vanderbilt(2), Reisinger(2), More
Regular Bridge Partners
Zia Mahmood, Debbie Rosenberg, Chris Willenken
Favorite Tournaments
World Championship(any), US Trials
Favorite Conventions
KeyCard Blackwood, Transfers, Jacoby 2N
BBO Username
scotty
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Interference after a transfer
That's not a bad idea (though, of course, involving more suit bid artificiality is always a memory issue). Does opener more or less always accept the transfer to the minor, since responder might have a purely competitive hand?
Interference after a transfer
Paul M: Yes it is the exact same auction for me - 6(+)-card invitational.
ATB missed grand
Robert I. E: " West should cue bid. East is totally unlimited, West has made a narrow limiting bid. " It might be "narrow" in terms of HCP. But it is far from narrow in terms of suitability for spades. I think what 4 should actually mean depends on the meaning ...
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
Your assumption is lacking...
Interference after a transfer
Slight addition is that 2N is competitive with a minor OR a competitive 3H bid. Direct 3H is invitational - so you don't 'lose' that bid.
ATB missed grand
Patrick L: "6 as"ks for K just as 6 asks for K" Are you saying that is (a) Standard (b) The only reasonable way to play or (c) your preference?
ATB missed grand
Steven G: I don't know which usage is inferior - SJS or WJS. But I'm pretty convinced that both are poor usages of responder's jumps.
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
Michal C: " From all I know partner is allowed to hold x,AKJxx,AQxx,Qx" Then you should increase your knowledge.
1!H-1N; 2!H-2!S
I don't think it's "reasonable" that I have to pass 2 with a void there and (say) QJ109xxx of a minor...
ATB missed grand
Henry: I agree - requires a lot of work to solve. I was merely responding to Christopher's implication that it must "deliver a fifth diamond".
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