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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President since 2008,  board member since 1999

District Vice-President

Retired appellate attorney

United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Best bridge advice ever:
Should I assume your other partners don't frequent this site?
What do you expect?
Yes, very restrictive poll choices and no multiple choices offered.
Steve Moese's bidding problem: KQT5 AK KJ83 T98
I'm assuming we're playing systems on over a non-penalty double and negative doubles by partner when they overcall a natural suit. Partner thus had two opportunities to back into the auction and didn't. Based on those assumptions I pass.
4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
Kevin, why don't you take a poll to see how many people share your view about how useless the color coding is on an opponent's convention card? Your complaints about the required highlighting seem equally applicable to pre-printed color coding. If your opponents need the colors to prompt ...
What is the right thing to do?
Law 25A. "1. If a player discovers that he has not made the call he intended to make, he may, until his partner makes a call, substitute the call he intended for the unintended call. The second (intended) call stands and is subject to the appropriate Law, but the lead ...
New ACBL Convention Charts - general club impact
Deleted. Misread comment.
Assign blame
There are bidding and hand diagram tools available when publishing an article.
Do What Is Possible, Not What Is Easy
Re your fourth paragraph (prohibited misconduct), you realize you'd have to prove that allegation in court. The verdict of some association's disciplinary panel may well have no or limited relevance to such proof.
ATB - Undoubled contract
This should be a multiple choice poll, but I'd probably still abstain without any explanation of whether they are systemically required to conceal 5-card majors.
From a bidding box when is a bid final?
Steven, should there also be a rule change to address fidgeting when not bidding, during the play of the hand? I think the Laws adequately address the underlying problem of UI.

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