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Forum: Bridge Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Yes, I did, sort of. And I predict you will not...

Yes, I did, sort of. And I predict you will not win this one.

:duh: I invited Klaymen. And Klaymen is a valid Bridgebase id (a person from Turkey named Ada, who considers herself a beginner), or...
Forum: Bridge Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Just under 24 hours to go in the challenge. I...

Just under 24 hours to go in the challenge. I don't know who has completed it, but not all.
Forum: Bridge 09-13-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Done. Provisionally +4.5 imps. One horrendous...

Done. Provisionally +4.5 imps. One horrendous defense cost a game. One reasonable IRL bid where I forgot to check how bot would interpret it cost 6 imps.
Forum: Bridge 09-13-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Klaymen wins 3-way challenge 2. New challenge is...

Klaymen wins 3-way challenge 2. New challenge is posted.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 09-12-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,790
Posted By Steve White
Were there petition candidates actually on the...

Were there petition candidates actually on the ballot last year? That could make a difference.
Forum: Bridge 09-12-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Proof (not that we needed it) that the bots...

Proof (not that we needed it) that the bots purely rely on simulation.

I had a 2 card ending, CHO leads a heart. Spades are trump. RHO has a spade and a diamond. LHO has a spade and a heart...
Forum: Bridge 09-12-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Interesting. Wonder if that means that with a...

Interesting. Wonder if that means that with a doubleton in a suit contract, he will play high-low on my lead to try to get a ruff, or if attitude is only high-card attitude. What I primarily meant...
Forum: Bridge 09-12-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Ouch. Just lost a robot challenge, badly. ...

Ouch. Just lost a robot challenge, badly.

Odd. My impression is that bots don't signal and ignore signals. Is that what you think?
I lost a game swing due to a hopeless play by the bot at the...
Forum: Bridge 09-11-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
:sigh: Two absolutely horrible plays, and...

:sigh: Two absolutely horrible plays, and another unfortunate play decision where I still am wondering whether the play was best but unlucky, reasonable but unlucky, or just wrong. Probably some...
Forum: Bridge 09-11-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
OK I finished losing to Klaymen, and have issued...

OK I finished losing to Klaymen, and have issued the new 5-way challenge.
Forum: Bridge 09-11-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
The first 5-way challenge is over. ...

The first 5-way challenge is over. Congratulations, oirg.

Another is issued for the same group. If you want to play, great. If you don't, I think you can just decline the challenge and the rest...
Forum: Bridge 09-11-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
I suggested PM so that I could ask about his...

I suggested PM so that I could ask about his second action without revealing his first. But posting a guess about the first here is fine, and I'll just send out a PM for the second guess to anyone...
Forum: Bridge 09-11-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
For comparison, in my many 2-way matches against...

For comparison, in my many 2-way matches against Klaymen, I tend to look at details only on boards where I gained or lost at least 5 imps. I've seen some bids by each of us that don't look best, but...
Forum: Bridge 09-11-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
I still can't find any provisional scores update...

I still can't find any provisional scores update for me.

I challenged another star. Won by 2 imps over 8 boards against Guiseppe. Sounds tame, but wasn't at all. 8 boards, 32-30. The smallest...
Forum: Bridge 09-10-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Gotta have something to do while waiting for...

Gotta have something to do while waiting for these AO challenges to be over. So I challenged another star and won by 4 imps over 8 boards against dolphin2. Should have quit while I was ahead (or...
Forum: Bridge 09-10-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
WTF? I decided to try the "Challenge a star"...

WTF? I decided to try the "Challenge a star" feature to see how it worked. Only 4 boards, since it was just an experiment. You don't even know what star you are playing against until after the...
Forum: Bridge 09-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,399
Posted By Steve White
November problems. Deadline Oct 10, 9AM.

November problems. Deadline Oct 10, 9AM.
Forum: Bridge 09-10-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,399
Posted By Steve White
A B C D E F ...

A B C D E F G H Total
oirg 3N 80 5D 100 Dbl 70 2D 100 2S 100 Dbl; 5D 80 3D 100 C10 20 650
SW ...
Forum: Bridge 09-10-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Still no idea when/how you can see provisional...

Still no idea when/how you can see provisional results. I've finished, and could see results through 11 boards when I finished. Slightly negative I think, but no swing bigger than 2 (+ or -). I...
Forum: Bridge 09-10-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
I was properly pessimistic. I finished last,...

I was properly pessimistic. I finished last, losing an average of 11.33 imps to the other 3. 2 pluses (meaning my net imps against the other three on the board were positive), 8 minuses, 6 pushes....
Forum: Bridge 09-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,399
Posted By Steve White
A B C D E F G H ...

A B C D E F G H
oirg 3N 5D Dbl 2D 2S Dbl; 5D 3D C10
SW 4C 3N 3H 2D 2H Dbl; 5D 3D C6
Klaymen ...
Forum: Bridge 09-09-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
Now I can't figure out how I saw those interim...

Now I can't figure out how I saw those interim results, but I remain decidedly pessimistic.
Forum: Bridge 09-09-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
I believe when you log in, you can see "Featured...

I believe when you log in, you can see "Featured Areas", which includes Challenges. If you go there, near the top of the screen I think you'll see you have a challenge, and you can click on it.
...
Forum: Bridge 09-09-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,399
Posted By Steve White
A B C D E F G H ...

A B C D E F G H
oirg 3N 5D Dbl 2D 2S Dbl; 5D 3D C10
SW 4C 3N 3H 2D 2H Dbl; 5D 3D C6
Klaymen ...
Forum: Bridge 09-09-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By Steve White
OK. I'll include you in the next one I create. ...

OK. I'll include you in the next one I create.

There is a limit of 5 ids, it looks like, but if anyone else is interested I can work with multiple subsets, with a maximum of 5 ids playing any one...
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