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Ralph F. Lind
Ralph F. Lind
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 22, 2013
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me


Fate dealt Ralph F. Lind a strong bridge game.  Chance left him little time to play.


He wrote a bidding System (called Aurora) that swings to advantage against 2/1.  It is documented.  He is looking for a New England expert with the inclination and ability to play it. 


If you have a question, PM him.


Retired, he lives in the Bay State south of Nashua.


United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
When his partner jumped for joy one spring evening after a session of bridge at the 2011 Victoria Regional
Favorite Conventions
Flannery, Gazilli, Heeman, Klinger 2NT ( Aurora variants )
BBO Username
last exit
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Michael Barel's bidding problem: 4 AKQJ863 T8 AK8
5 was a slam try, 5 showed "interest with a card" 5 "this may be the last best spot, pard". It's not negative, but "it passes the buck" to pard to decide whether or not to try the small slam. Pard realizes the round suits ...
Michael Barel's bidding problem: 4 AKQJ863 T8 AK8
A 5 Cue bid allows pard to take another look at his/her hand and continue the auction according to reevaluation. 1 P 2 P 4 P 5 P 5 P 5 P 5NT P 6 P 6NT All Pass
Can East and West bid better?
maybe a convention would help
Craig Zastera's bidding problem: J3 J987643 AT7 K
It would be interesting to see a followup to this problem where the auction goes 2 P 2NT P ?? and the choices are the Ogust responses
Adam Wildavsky's bidding problem: 752 AJT9 Q4 KQJ9
not unless you want to take on a red 4-2 fit OK to think about double iff partner conservative matchpoints nv
A Squeeze in Istambul Against Multon And Zimmermann
It went a little differently at table 3 where The Corgi was sitting West. Thinking to himself... "another 25 hands with this idiot!"... then he casually led the 4. The Rabbit was startled when the Queen held the trick. And he hurriedly made to shift to the 8, alas fumbling ...
Use of resources
Ed has bingo!
Jim Rasmussen's lead problem: AT987 QJ985 Q 94
(1X) 1Y (1NT) ? is a favorable auction for advancer's double to be responsive. East West need to get together here.
Improve my Guess
Improve my Guess Depends upon your judgment of what East and West are likely to have done. When you led the 2 and the 3 appeared..... "Which is more likely?.. that West played the "smooth 3" from K3 doubleton... or, that East "Passed a little heavy" instead of opening the ...
Improve my Guess
guess to duck.

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