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Rich Newell
Rich Newell
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 22, 2012
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning 3 consecutive regional open pairs events in MN in 2018 for 96.36 MPs and winning the third one by 8%
Bridge Accomplishments
42nd in 2013 Silodor, 2014 District 14 Flight A NAOP, Challenge the Champs Jan 2010
Regular Bridge Partners
Toby White
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Des Moines, Unit 216
Favorite Tournaments
District 14 regionals, Iowa sectionals
Favorite Conventions
Ones that actually come up
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
Rich Newell's bidding problem: KQ9862 A542 J2 A
The bot's hand was Axx KQT98x A xxx
Rich Newell's bidding problem: KQ9862 A542 J2 A
Yes but that someone was a bot.
Rich Newell's bidding problem: KQ9862 A542 J2 A
I chanced 7NT hoping we would get 5 hearts, 6 spades, and two minor suit aces and was rewarded with 100%. It wasn't without some risk though.
Hanoi Rondón's bidding problem: 7 AKJT732 5 J764
Are you allowed to pscyhe a 1NT opening, what with all the rules about it (no stiff below Q, balanced)?
Meaning of 4C
I'm guessing "Meckwell", "Michaels", and "Cappelletti" aren't words either, according to your dictionary.
Rich Newell's bidding problem: AQJT97 --- A AK9543
I bid 6 which makes but after pass pass Dr. John Gustafson bid 7 with 11 red cards and no aces or kings, and held us to +500. I was just curious how many people would bid 5NT but with no chance to bid either of my suits ...
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
There is an article a few years old on the ACBL website stating a 2C opener can be made on any hand that can reasonably be expected to game with almost no help from partner. I can't find it right now, but this example definitely would not qualify. We ...
Jim Perkins's bidding problem: AK96 Q92 T872 Q2
I play constructive raises with my partner, so our agreement is that 3 now is a weaker hand that recommends stopping in 3 (could have tried 3 or 3NT but didn't) and 4 is a 10-11 hand. I'm interested in what people think 3 ...
Attitude or Count?
You don't write Jacoby's or Blackwood's, do you? Of course not, their last names didn't end in s
ATB missed slam II
I searched fourth suit forcing and 2/1 and found two previous discussions on this site. In both instances the clear majority favored using 4th suit forcing.

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