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Peiyush Jain
Peiyush Jain
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Member Since
Nov. 19, 2012
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Software Engineer at Google.

Blog: http://ruffnsluff.blogspot.com/search/label/bridge

Bridge Information

BBO Username
trumpace
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Bridge Players and the movie world
Louis Sachar. The movie Holes has been pretty successful. Barry Crane was associated with the TV series Mission Impossible and the movies based on those are pretty successful.
Advanced safety plays
5D, 1H and 3 clubs is 9 tricks for declarer. You don't want partner to cover!
Advanced safety plays
Yes! Hold onto the third spade and the small club to prevent declarer from figuring out the club situation. A similar hand (but simpler probably) I had blogged about earlier: http://ruffnsluff.blogspot.com/2016/01/keep-winners-throw-losers.html
Watch 1983 TV Series “Master Bridge” on YouTube.
My first thought 'Wow! This program is pretty great!' My second thought was 'This is actually too deep. This will never fly as a TV program, even for the average bridge player'. The presentation could definitely have been made better (BBO would have helped greatly if it existed).
Eric Sieg's bidding problem: AQ6 J98xxx 8 A9x
This is far too pessimistic. Yes your trumps are bad but they will very likely be compensated by your partner's holding (and you have six of them). You also have A, AQ and a singleton diamond.
Bidding and Lead Combo
Trump on the get go seems too committal. You could shift to a trump later (yes there likely are hands where a trump lead might be required). CA seems to be the most flexible (trump shift, defensive crossruff etc).
Table Math
A handy tool: http://www.rpbridge.net/cgi-bin/xds2.pl Other tools: http://www.rpbridge.net/rpca.htm
You Know You Have Issues When...
Ah! I see. Thanks for explaining.
Carding Question
Given your 3 raise, the presumption that partner has 6 cards and declarer went up with the A (presumably having Kx), attitude seems to make little sense. Yet there are so many votes for it. What am I missing? (The only reason I can think of is partner could ...
You Know You Have Issues When...
I don't get this comment. Care to explain?
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