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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.


Aug
3
accepted In bridge, what are some exceptions to “second hand low?”
Aug
3
accepted What is the Purpose of a “Ducking” Play In Bridge?
Aug
3
accepted Can “SWOT” analysis be useful in bridge
Aug
3
accepted In bridge, can the “rule of 20” be used outside of opening bids (e.g for takeout doubles)?
Jul
17
accepted Is it legitimate/ethical to treat the same bid from different people in different ways?
Jul
1
accepted In Bridge, Is “ruffing” a good enough reason to postpone drawing trumps?
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?”