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Daniel Miles
Daniel Miles
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Member Since
Nov. 24, 2011
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2 minutes ago
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about me

2012, 2015, 2017 Canadian National Team Championship winner.

Country
Canada

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making the knockout stage in the 2012 World Championships in France, leading going into final segment vs Monaco
Bridge Accomplishments
Canadian National Team Champion 2012, 2015, 2017
Regular Bridge Partners
Daniel Korbel, Jeff Smith, Steve MacKay
BBO Username
dannymiles
ACBL Ranking
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NABC Hotel Cancellation Policy
If you book after Sept 24, your credit card is charged that day for one night. You can then cancel anytime to your heart's content but that one night payment is gone and not returning. If you show up at the hotel and stay for your booking, that one ...
The 5 level belongs to: __________
Krzysztof, I agree that past frequency would favor using a forcing pass here. However I believe the frequency would change (as would the size of the negative swings) if the preempting side knew that their opponents played (3m) - X or bid - (5m) - as a forcing situation. Let's say partner ...
The 5 level belongs to: __________
IMO being in a force here is ridiculous, but many good players would in fact play this specific sequence as forcing - red/white, pre-empt raised to game, it is "obvious" they are sacrificing (until they aren't, of course). The issue I have is that I believe the opponents should ...
If you play professionally
That was my shot-in-the-dark guess as well. http://www.nytimes.com/1994/11/26/nyregion/bridge-935263.html
Bermuda Bowl RR12: USA2 vs EGYPT
Ahhh well that explains a lot! Still can prob rebid 1NT if 4-5-2-2...
Every silver lining has a cloud
Hard luck indeed for Canada on this hand. Does anyone know how the D'orsi Egyptian declarer went down in 6 on board 22 of the same match? (there were some wild hands today, including a 4-9-0-0!). http://db.worldbridge.org/repository/tourn/lyon.17/microsite/Asp/BoardAcross.asp ...
Bermuda Bowl RR12: USA2 vs EGYPT
On Board 26, after 1 - 1 (showing a forcing NT), shouldn't opener rebid 1NT? I'm not familiar enough with Kaplan Inversion, but I would have guessed a big benefit is to be able to reach 1NT as a contract and avoid having to rebid a short ...
Bermuda Bowl RR6: USA1 vs. SWEDEN
Surprised neither South led a club vs 3NT, especially in the first auction. Of course, I've been reading the Bird/Anthias book with keen interest and they would have the club lead as a stand-out for sure.
Flipping for Winning
Getting a bit off topic but the penalty against Lexi Thompson was INSANE. That is how you lose spectators. She was penalized a full 24 hours after the (very petty, inconsequential) infraction, two strokes. Fine. That was crazy but what can you do. But she was also penalized an additional ...
Flipping for Winning
Reminds me of this old chestnut. A man and his dog venture to the local duplicate. Normally dogs aren't allowed in the club, but the man proclaims to the club owner that his pooch is quite the player. The club owner allows the dog to kibitz, skeptical of the ...
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