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Scott Stearns
Scott Stearns
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 14, 2011
Last Seen
11 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I don't play at the moment.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
my first swiss vs Meckwell
Bridge Accomplishments
not as many as I'd like
Favorite Tournaments
Greenville, SC; Atlanta, GA, NABCs
Favorite Conventions
Weak NT; Flannery
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Invitations and Acceptances
A haiku: Invite aggressive Accept aggressively Go down a lot Aieeeeeeee
Highest Opening Bid You've Ever Made or Witnessed?
Well now playing with Mom I had Kxxxxx in both blacks and a red ace. So I opened one and she responded 1. Unsure what to bid I trotted out 6. Holding the other 3 aces she did find the lift. Mom and I bid alot.
Highest Opening Bid You've Ever Made or Witnessed?
Highest opening bid and highest opening call were at the same tournament, Daytona Beach '99. Since I picked up AKQxx A AKQxxxxx and bid 7 over the 1 opening (down one, lose 14), for the sake of consistency, when I picked up AKQJx, A, AKQxxx, x I felt ...
Do I need a Neurologist?
If only there were an excellent psychiatrist and bridge player who posted on BridgeWinners. Someone like, say, Larry Robbins....,
It's Not Bridge, But ...
I've found the robots fly with the king in this situation 99.9% of the time, so strip the hand and lead a diamond up, if W doesn't play the king, he doesn't have it, and they never see the endplay coming.
Request opinion of a bid and ACBL reference.
Bates-Wold played this a little while ago and pre-alerted and alerted. It was on their SSF for USBF events. I did it once without an agreement to and whooooooo did the opponent get mad. It feels squicky, because it's so rare and you don't want the opponents to ...
Fitting Card
Hm. I thought you were talking about the 4h bid. North’s bid is apparently systemic as they always get to the 3 level with shortness.
Fitting Card
North could have one or both pointed tens though and then game is a good bet and the auction is the same. Like Kit says it just doesn’t pay to stop on a dime here.
Fitting Card
More likely but not set in stone. And they don’t always go down.
Fitting Card
It wasn’t known club wastage. Dummy’s spade holding could have been in clubs. Bidding game all the time puts a lot of pressure on the opponents - all of them.
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