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Robert Lass
Robert Lass
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 31, 2011
Last Seen
20 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Can you identify my Avatar?  I'm the best bridge player in Chicago for about three hands a month.  The rest of the time, I just swim along with the other fish.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
As a punk kid after hours at the Wild Whist BC (in LA), going for $200 in a $5 an IMP money game in which the only non-World Champion was me!
Bridge Accomplishments
2019 Winner 0-10K Knockout Memphis NABC
Regular Bridge Partners
Tom Fogarty
Favorite Tournaments
Any National that I can drive to without ending up in a ditch.
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Ro & Ro
2/1 Many hands upgraded
Copy to my cards View/Print
Are Meckwell leaving the Nickel team?
And Eddie Money just passed away. Maybe it was fro0m all the bad puns
Kyle Rockoff's lead problem: AK3 T832 KQT J96
J,,,only the good die young.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: AK AQT62 AT3 Q87
Kyle would have opened this hand 2NT as well, at least playing against me!
1S (4H) 4N = ?
My metarule is, if you aren't sure if its Blackwood (et al...), its Blackwood.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: KJT752 AK53 J Q3
I'm with Don on this one. Your example IS the perfect hand. Partner could hold AQxx,xxx,KQ10x,Kx which is a substantially better hand and yield no play.
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: J94 KJ J9 AKJ732
5 . Why should I be the only one who is confused?
Which ACBL regional Nov 4-10?
Schaumburg will attract almost all of the top Chicago pros as a warmup for the Fall Nationals in SF. I can think of 4 top teams right now. It will be a great tournament replacing Lake Geneva, which had become intolerable over the last few years. Schaumburg is minutes from ...
I DO NOT Know What To Say.
How about if you pay $30 to BE the valet?
Poll: Is “Plain Blackwood” Ever Played by “High-Level” Pairs?
I have been playing hybrid for years... 3014 is better for minors.
What is standard lead from this holding?
This is how it was taught to me.

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