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Danning Dong
Danning Dong
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 31, 2011
Last Seen
Dec. 4, 2015
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Brief Bridge Biography:

1993          Started playing bridge at MIT.

1995          Won first regional title in the first ever regional team event entered: Sunday Swiss Teams in Flight-A at New England Summer Regional.

1996          Day 2 of Blue Ribbon Pairs (San Francisco NABC)

1997-2009  No or very little bridge due to business and family.

2010          11th, Fast Open Pairs (New Orleans NABC).

                 Runner-Up, Mitchell Open Board-A-Match

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
First flight-A regional win in 1995
Bridge Accomplishments
Runner-up, Mitchell Open Board-A-Match Teams at North American Bridge Championship in Orlando 2010; 11th Fast Open Pairs at NABC in New Orleans 2010
Favorite Tournaments
Transnational Open Board-A-Match Knockout (Why does this beautiful format not exist yet? Wake up!)
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Kranyak, Wolpert, Dwyer, and Bathurst win 2013 USBC
The pattern of this winning streak is probably unprecedented: -------------------------------------------- Match Opponent By IMPs By Segment -------------------------------------------- Final Fleisher 270:202 7:1 Semi Nickell 264:219 5:3 Quarter Diamond 325:265 5.5:2.5 Eighth Blanchard 234:158 5.5:0.5 -------------------------------------------- Total 1093:844 23:7 -------------------------------------------- Average 62 ...
Congratulations to the Auken Team
Congratulations! In addition to Dennis Bilde becoming the second youngest (Bobby Levin was younger in 1980) ever to win this prestigious event, Sabine also became the first female player to have won playing on a 4-person team in the last 68 years. The last time this happened was in 1945 ...
Omar Olgeirsson's bidding problem: Q75 Q9864 QT 952
I don't have a trap pass so partner shouldn't expect I have any HCP. Theoretically, HCP can be distributed as 21 HCP (pd) 16 (RHO), 0 (me), 3 (LHO). 2S has to be invitational to game. With my hand, pass is not an option.
Yordan Boychev's bidding problem: 8xxxx AQx JTxx x
4 will help partner find our fit in S or D whenever partner has a fit with us, promising at least 54 in S and D so that we can land on our feet in case partner doesn't have a fit. Without our help, that is, if we ...
Henry Bethe's bidding problem: AK954 KQ86 8 A92
Double caters to both majors nicely, but I don't know what to do if the bidding goes (3C) - X - (5C) - 5D - P - ? Or worse if 5D gets doubled.
Richard Lawson's bidding problem: AKQ --- AKxx AKTxxx
Statistically we have a game or even a slam if we find a great fit. LHO and partner have 5 HCP combined. If we pass, chances are we will be defending 1C, which is +700 even if we take all the tricks, not a great way to play a slam ...
Paul Meerschaert's bidding problem: J9xx AQ8xxx --- 9xx
3C seems too much of an underbid. 3H shows 6h, 3c, but not enough to double 1N. Not Sure why partner passed 2c with 3d.
Jeff Ford's bidding problem: x AKxx Kxx AKQTx
Others have provided reasons why they voted for 3C. I was just adding yet another consideration that could tip the balance even more towards 3C.
Jeff Ford's bidding problem: x AKxx Kxx AKQTx
Since partner is obligated to bid 2D with 65432 43 5432 32 (admittedly a bit extreme, but it happens), a second double forces him to bid 3D. Now what? You will end up being dummy with a 4-3 fit instead of a 5-2 fit in 3C. Since opener has shown ...

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