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I play a number of board and card games with varying degrees of skill, but using "algorithms" to avoid the most obvious mistakes. Depending on the game, if you can beat me, you are probably not a beginner, and perhaps a pretty good player.


Jun
14
accepted In bridge, what are the proper followups to a Jacoby transfer?
Apr
30
accepted What is the purpose of “underruffing” in bridge?
Mar
8
accepted In Bridge, what are “proper” responses to a “strong” 2 club bid?
Dec
29
accepted In Axis and Allies, Does It Make Sense For Japan to Attack Sinkiang on the First Turn?
Dec
13
accepted In Go, Why are “High Point” Openings Seldom Seen in Modern Play?
Nov
21
accepted Should I Use A “Negative Double” Over a Possible “Short Club” Bid And Overcall in Bridge?
Nov
16
accepted What is “Playing For Top or Bottom” In Bridge?
Oct
28
accepted In Poker is it true that “you must give action to get action”?
Oct
25
accepted What Are the Requirements for a “Jump” Bid Opposite a Takeout Double in Bridge?
Oct
25
accepted In Bridge, Is it Sometimes Good to Lead an Opponent's Suit on Defense?
Oct
25
accepted What Is a “Reverse” In Bridge?
Oct
12
accepted In Bridge, Does It Make Sense to Pre-empt in Fourth Seat?
Sep
28
accepted How do I Detect/Defend Against an Endplay In Bridge?
Sep
27
accepted In Bridge, What Is “Playing the Card You Are Known to Hold?”
Sep
26
accepted In Axis and Allies, Should Russia Head East, West, Or Stay Put in the Early Going?
Sep
26
accepted Can Russia and Japan Follow A Mutual “Hands Off” Policy In Axis and Allies?
Sep
26
accepted Why Do Modern Players Use “Negative Doubles” In Bridge
Sep
21
accepted Are “Diagonal” Attacks More Deadly in Diplomacy?
Sep
11
accepted In Axis and Allies, Can Infantry Building Lead to a “Stalemate” in the Early Going?
Aug
30
accepted Is A Good time Make a “Penalty” Double When Your Defensive Tricks Exceed Your “Allowance”?