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Barry Dehlin
Barry Dehlin
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Member Since
July 31, 2010
Last Seen
21 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

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Favorite Bridge Memory
First NABC (DC 2009)
Bridge Accomplishments
District GNT B champion
Favorite Tournaments
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Bronze Life Master
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Serious 3NT question
In your favorite set of agreements, just how narrow is the range of the 1 opening hand here? For us, it's anything from just above a non-minimum (rough equivalent of 15hcp playing strength) to just below game-forcing (rough equivalent of 19-20 playing strength since we are aggressive in ...
Peculiar ethical situation
I may or may not agree with this comment depending on whether you are suggesting (a) different behavior for the whole event, or (b) different behavior for this round (against an overmatched C team). I too played in this event, and we too got blitzed by Art's team. This ...
Peculiar ethical situation
Isn't the consideration of a running hand moot when he pulls the contract from 4X to 5?
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: J9xxx AKxx xx QJ
On one hand, I like the creativity here to try to find more info to place a GAME contract. But it's a solo effort, and "the other hand" is that I'd worry about missing slams due to flat-out misdescribing my hand.
1NT-3M as 3-suited with stiff in Major
I take your point, but how worried are you about wrong-siding the contract with this approach? Or do you just assume this cost isn't large because you're not going to find many 53 fits?
What Happened to the Post About the Falsified Swiss Match Result?
I think you should be looking at the 0-0 match in Round 4
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: 7 A63 AKQ75432 3
I suspect if this were a teams problem, double would be the overwhelming favorite. The matchpoints aspect is what IMO makes it interesting...
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: 7 A63 AKQ75432 3
Congratulations to the non-doublers. RHO held JTxx in diamonds, LHO had 7 spades that ran with RHO's help, and partner couldn't take either of the first two rounds of clubs.
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: KJT94 --- KJ4 QT872 was 4 down 3 Am open to comments on my reasoning behind bidding game...figure if we have a misfit we're down anyway, and if we have a good fit I want to be in game.
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: KJT94 --- KJ4 QT872
This was hand 2 of the Friday opening session of LM Pairs in DC

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