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Sylvia Shi
Sylvia Shi
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 24, 2011
Last Seen
May 30
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Quote from a friend who was learning bridge:

"remind me again who like the bridge dude is who makes all the wrong decisions but they turn out for the best

it was like retarded bunny or something"

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
7hxx 2940 off two cashers
Bridge Accomplishments
1st lebhar imp pairs, mixed Swiss 2015, gnt c 2012, world championship 2016
Regular Bridge Partners
Daniel korbel, Beth Palmer
Favorite Tournaments
The nationals
Favorite Conventions
Tosr
BBO Username
sylviash
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Shi-Berkowitz precision
Precision
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Shi Palmer
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Jane and Sylvia
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Youngest Life Master
Congratulations! Very cool and extremely impressive
How should the director adjust on BBO?
I was declaring a hand and the time ran out. The double dummy result was down 1, and for some reason it was adjusted to down 3. I complained to the director and pointed out that the defense to even get it down 1 was super unlikely as it involved ...
BBO table boot
I heard if when making the table you put permission required to play it gets rid of the boot. It hasnt worked for me if you change the settings after the table is created. Also, you can just type something into the chat, that will reset your timer.
A junior defense
It's obvious that declarer doesn't have the ace of spades. When you hold qt in clubs and declarer finesse as their first action, they must have a 43 or 44 fit, but missing the qtxxx{x} they might only be able to get 1 additional trick from the ...
Calling all Bergen Raisers!
With 4333 and minimum it's usually right to treat the hand as a 3 card raise since you have no ruffing value, the 4th trump carries less weight. Just like with 5332 you don't need to leap to 4M. Forcing to the 3level with this hand vul at ...
How to make notes with suit symbols?
Thanks for all your help!
Bidding a Singleton Four Times
A akqxx ak axxxx Partner could have..
“Never preempt over a preempt”...what’s the intuition? (If you agree)
I would always play that a jump over precision 2c is weak.
Second Thoughts about U31 Junior Event
The junior events are not for new players. They are not 199er games. They are for the most talented in the country in the age group. Just like seniors may be at a disadvantage due to the effects of aging, younger players are disadvantaged due to less experience, maturity, also ...
Second Thoughts about U31 Junior Event
There is no reason to exclude top players from this event. This isn't a skill restricted event, it's an age restricted event. This would be like saying Meckwell shouldn't play in the Seniors.
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