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Will Engel
Will Engel
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 9, 2012
Last Seen
11 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
1st in Mini-Spingold 2006 with Jim Melville, Jacob Morgan and Marty Harris; 5/8 in 2013 GNTs in Atlanta; 10th in 2012 LM Pairs in SanFran
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Center of Rockford, IL
Favorite Tournaments
Council Bluffs, St. Louis, Harris MI
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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Four Sectionals in D11 in One Week
For the ACBL, the "week" is Monday-Sunday. For most of the world, including almost every calendar I have ever seen, it is Sunday-Saturday.
Which ACBL regional Nov 4-10? This was a sectional until a month or two ago, got expanded to 5 days.
IMPed Pairs: towards a better datum
Yes, but in IMP pairs the grand may be equivalent to two whole boards. In matchpoints, you can only get one zero at a time.
Open Las Vegas Discussion Thread
From the ACBL Live homepage, when I click on NABC results, there are four different tournaments, the "normal" NABC, the youth, the collegiate, and online.
The Pros have no idea
I suspect that 5C may have happened, after a round and a half of Gerber.
A Missing Link? Monday's Not So Instant Matchpoint Game has links to both video and written analysis, or the hand records.
Will Engel's bidding problem: AQ74 Q5 AJ74 AT8
So in practice, partner had KJT65 AK732 5 95. Spades were 3-1, and hearts were 4-2, so we lost 14 in an otherwise very quiet match. My teammates couldn't believe I bid a grand in "this field," which was probably fair, in retrospect.
ATB-2/25/19 Common Game Board 1
My mentee bid 2 over 1, making my decision rather easy.
2 sessions movements (Mitchell+Howell) VS arrow switch.
Why wouldn't you play the 14th round in the Mitchell to make it all-play-all?
Board 1 from the 07/16/2018 Common Game
3C pass 4S at my table; would you really lead a trump? Maybe if I were having a better day...

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