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Peter Boyd
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Member Since
March 22, 2011
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12 hours ago
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ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
Copy of Robinson-Boyd
Std, 2/1
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Peter Boyd's bidding problem: 4 T93 75 T976542
Start at the bottom, and work up?
In The Well: Chip Martel
Thanks, Chip. Yes, a long time ago indeed. I think both of your guesses are correct. The winning team was: Waldemar von Zedtwitz, Barbara Brier, Tobias Stone, Phil Feldesman, Ira Rubin, and Kyle Larsen. My guess to our roster (perhaps not all played) was: Chip Martel, Peter Boyd, Les Bart ...
In The Well: Chip Martel
Hi Chip, Congrats on all recent success, and thanks for jumping into The Well. Here's a trivia question to test your memory: You and I were on a Eastern States Regional Reisinger KO team in New York in 1974. In a late-round match (Semi's, I think) we lost ...
Finally...
David Burn: It's easy to slip up here. I wonder if you have overestimated the number of 13-card hands that include a straight-flush (and so underestimated the number of hands without one.) This would be because it is possible for one 13-card hand to have more than one SF ...
Open+ Convention Chart for USBC
As I read the new written-defense rules, written defenses will no longer be required for "transfer pre-empts", in other words artificial pre-empts which show one known suit. I think that's OK, but it is a change from the previous rules.
Dahl and Oshlag Win Fast Pairs
Matchpoints. 11 minutes to play each 2-board round.
Walt Walvick
The Crab, may he rest in peace. A gentleman, and favorite partner of mine in days long, long past.
Slow Return
I would be very interested to hear how some of the expert commenters would "coach" the West player. Imagine West is your student, and brings this situation to you as a question. What should West's thought process be after the Dummy comes down -- including not just the bridge analysis ...
Implicit partnership agreements with new partners
I think you should say: "We have not discussed this auction, but based on what I know about my partner, I think they are showing...." Note that this is different from the situation where you have no idea what partner might mean, and "we have no agreement" would fit. Here ...
Screen Procedures
Jeff, I believe 41A section B is a single line, and is the second of two alternatives when "no fault of the declaring side" applies. The subsequent text refers to when it IS the declaring side's fault. In answer to your question about not knowing: The text says "could ...
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