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Barry Dehlin
Barry Dehlin
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Basic Information

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

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
First NABC (DC 2009)
Bridge Accomplishments
District GNT B champion
Favorite Tournaments
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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Memorizing techniques
Perhaps simpler...I heard recently that poker/card game savant Stu Ungar won a $10K bet by correctly naming the 52nd card of a deck where he was shown the first 51 for about a second each. His method was based on assigning each card a value from 1-52 based ...
Winning Pair Event Versus Team Event
Viewed as an incentive to play, you would want to look at the total # of points to be awarded to all 120 players collectively, rather than just the award for the winners. And if you are to equalize that aggregate point total, you either need to have a higher 1st-place ...
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: Q65432 7 74x KJ3
To me, your sample hand is an easy 1 opener
My "Little Big Idea"
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My "Little Big Idea"
I think a pretty good effort at objectively measuring sustained excellence, at least within the ACBL, already exists... Three caveats: 1. It's not ACBL supported (to my knowledge). But we should recognize that one of the ACBL's 10 "big ideas" is to ...
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: A76 J7532 J AJ62
Point taken. This is actually the nature of the debate we have had...what is standard for spade length here. (And also prompted the related bidding problem that Richard correctly identified is the facing hand.) But could/should have clarified that it was "undiscussed."
District 13 GNT - Flight B
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: Q62 AJT954 AJT 4
Do you mean support doubles through (their) 3? If you're willing to play at the 3-level, why exempt their 3 which still allows you to land in 3?
Feedback: ACBL Convention Charts
Only read the intro so far, but conceptually the new proposed break between...(a) 2 charts targeted for masterpoint-limited events which generally prohibit approaches unless expressly permitted, and (b) 2 charts targeted for open events which generally permit unless expressly a vast improvement over what we have now.
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: KJ2 --- KJ3 AKJ9753
1 is 4+...added the clarification to the OP

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