Reputation
3,623
Top tag
Next privilege 4,000 Rep.
Access 'trusted user' tools
Badges
4 25
Newest
 Explainer
Impact
~40k people reached

1d
revised Are there partnerships that win major events by using unpopular systems?
added 615 characters in body
1d
answered Are there partnerships that win major events by using unpopular systems?
1d
comment Are there partnerships that win major events by using unpopular systems?
Is that backgammon player perhaps Oswald Jacoby? He was a darn good bridge player in his time, as was his son.
1d
comment In Bridge, What Are Some Defenses Against Squeezes?
If you are playing at any sort of medium strong or better club then you are being squeezed two or more times an evening, perhaps without knowing it. When I was learning the game forty years ago the standing joke about the best declarer in the club was the he ran a squeeze every single hand as declarer, and occasionally on defense. Not all of them worked, but he regularly had them mapped out before playing from Dummy to the first trick.
2d
revised Teamwork in bridge
added 415 characters in body
2d
revised Teamwork in bridge
added 18 characters in body
2d
revised Teamwork in bridge
added 1204 characters in body
2d
answered Teamwork in bridge
Jul
22
comment How many spades does my partner have when responding to my opening 1club bid and left overcalls 1 heart
Notwithstanding my comment above - you should provide scoring method, bidding system, and vulnerability status for both partnerships when asking a bridge question. Even in this instance there are subtleties that could come into play.
Jul
22
comment How many spades does my partner have when responding to my opening 1club bid and left overcalls 1 heart
@JoeW: This is a fairly straightforward two-way answer. Unless OP is playing some obscure artificial system there is not much variation here beyond whether or not Negative Doubles are agreed.
Jul
22
answered How many spades does my partner have when responding to my opening 1club bid and left overcalls 1 heart
Jul
22
revised How many spades does my partner have when responding to my opening 1club bid and left overcalls 1 heart
corrected title
Jul
22
reviewed Leave Open How many spades does my partner have when responding to my opening 1club bid and left overcalls 1 heart
Jul
12
revised What penalty should the Dummy receive for telegraphing to his partner after play has started?
added 77 characters in body
Jul
11
answered What penalty should the Dummy receive for telegraphing to his partner after play has started?
Jul
2
answered Euchre played by a group of 3 people
Jun
29
asked Why am I seeing the same 3 Spider Solitaire games today that I saw 2 days ago
Jun
25
revised Bidding: How to figure out if responder has 4 carder or 5 carder major?
added 216 characters in body
Jun
25
comment Bidding: How to figure out if responder has 4 carder or 5 carder major?
@hunter: Thank you for the reminder. Your point is well made and important at all levels.
Jun
24
comment Counting runs during play
"According to Hoyle" is not under copyright; anyone can publish a set of rules under that name.