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Oleg Rubinchik
Oleg Rubinchik
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 18, 2010
Last Seen
26 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am 45 year old. Moved to NY USA from Moscow, Russia about 15 years ago.

Playing bridge for 25 years, chess for 40 years.

Play, direct and write newletters for UN bridge club. I try my best to play regionals on East Coast and at least 2 NABC per year.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning Truscott BAM in NY Regional
Bridge Accomplishments
second in 0-5000 Spingold, some regional success
Regular Bridge Partners
Igor Milman, George Krizel
Member of Bridge Club(s)
BBO, Gambler, UN bridge club
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Igor Milman - Oleg Rubinchik
Short club
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Oleg Rubinchik - Dmitry Abramson
SA + weak 1NT
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Oleg Rubinchik - George Krizel
Polish club
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The never never land
7 card suit, less then 12 points. Is not it clear 3 preemptive. :)
Ilya Kuzkin's lead problem: T98xx x xx AJ7xx
Guessing between and
Are you forced to bid?
Do you play it differently for MP and IMPs? I believe actual situation was in IMPs.
3NT - perhaps this is where Jim is heading
"Partner, I have a stopper. Please pass if you have 8 other tricks" :)
Another Ruling
North is pulling, because redouble of South on the lead direction double from West means exactly: "Partner, my are bad and I am afraid of lead. Please pull if you cannot help me to stop hearts"
UPS Convention
Hi Bob, I believe it happened against you when my partner bite of and almost choked with part of his pen. By some reason he had pen in his mouth when he realized that I open 1NT with 6-5 in majors... (I did not do it by purpose, had 15 ...
First unpleasant experience of changed 2017 Laws
I can recall about 20 cases when I made a wrong reply on Blackwood. Different reasons: by purpose, miscounted key cards, misbid, wanted to make one bid but actually made another "due to loss of concentration regarding the intent." I cannot recall the single instance when my wrong reply was ...
Feedback: ACBL Convention Charts
"Psyching an Artificial opening bid" listed as "Disallowed Bidding Agreements." Because psyching by definition cannot be covered by agreement I don't think it is correct place to put it.
Cell Phone Penalty
Size does not matter if penalty assigned consistently.
Should a Committee, Overturn or Uphold This Ruling? (And how would you, as a director, have ruled?)
Hi Dan, I believe you are mistaken. Alerting and providing information in that case not only proper, but it is duty of the player according the law. All information from the correct explanation is UI to partner, it would not benefit him, because if that UI used, directors are in ...

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