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Barry Dehlin
Barry Dehlin
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 31, 2010
Last Seen
8 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
First NABC (DC 2009)
Bridge Accomplishments
District GNT B champion
Favorite Tournaments
GNT
BBO Username
bd71
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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@Jeff B, I understand why tournaments that offer Gold Rush events need to limit themselves to players w/ 750 MP, but why do you do so in your club? If you think that a different threshold makes more sense to "keep a community together", why not offer your 3rd-tier club ...
Leads from doubleton honor sequences
Not the most elegant approach, but see also... https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/systemic-lead-from-doubleton-w-two-touching-honors/
With which of these hands would you invite?
I don't understand how people can give meaningful answers without... (a) seeing the full hand, especially club spots (KQT9xx is very different from KQxxxx), and (b) knowing whether it's teams or pairs
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
Can you please share the evidence? Or cite the article?
Expectations. (Club game.)
Mine doean't, but others' answers might vary depending on whether you're in a one- or a two-winner movement.
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: T5 J64 KQT6 K643
Correct. Edited so hopefully is more clear.
OMG! $70 **PER TABLE** Luxury Tax
As ONE general strategy to improve the bottom line of bridge tournaments (not just NABCs), I think the concept of price discrimination is sound. But I don't think most of the "price discrimination" ideas suggested so far are the right approach. Price discrimination is everywhere, but a version with ...
ATB - 7N a no-no
To clarify, E can show SOME void, but the 5N bid wouldn't specify which one.
ATB - 7N a no-no
"Do you not get the sense that this will be one of those sequences coupled with long trances and much (metaphorical) much furrowing of brows with anxiety and perplexity." This is a good description of the auction as it actually happened.
ATB - 7N a no-no
For what it's worth, 5N in our partnership would/should have been pick a slam.
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