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David Caprera
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Member Since
July 20, 2010
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7 hours ago
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BBO Username
dendac1
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
Anne Brenner/David Caprera
2 over 1 except rebid
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Top 25 Tips for better match point results
It leaves out the single most important rule for match points, "Plusses are good, minuses are bad."
Cue bid after double - Game forcing or not
I wonder whether the poll results would be different if the auction had been (1S)-DBL-1N-2S? In this auction, 1S may be bid on no values at all.
Gutless, conservative, or reasonable?
From the title posting, I thought this was a question about trump management, not about judging hand size.
Meckstroth Elected to Hall of Fame
She is the sweetest person on the planet and is married to some big, scruffy looking guy. I think he plays bridge.
Meckstroth Elected to Hall of Fame
So 40 years ago, Jack Oest put you two together. I remember playing a Chicago area tournament against you in 78-79. And I also remember that you and Eric drove from tournament to tournament in a car with free weights in the trunk so that you could stay in shape ...
Why do these guys cheat?
This would be a good question for the Freakonomics crowd. I can see it now, "Does cheating at bridge pay?" A LONG time ago, I was a scholar in residence at the U of Chicago grad school. Adam Smith had not yet been invented. Bridge must have been, because I ...
Bridge Down Under - What a Difference!
I was mentoring my juniors one night on BBO, and in an end position one of them took an unnecessary finesse when he had the rest of the tricks. He was good enough to know he had the rest. I asked, " Why did you do that?" to which he responded ...
A question on precision 1!D opening
1D-1H-1S-2C-3C min, 2S-2N-3C max. 4135 1D-1S-2C-2H!-2S!-2N!-3C!-3D!-3S! 1435 Yes, those are our partnership agreements. This is difficult stuff. Takes a lot of study and practice, and still we screw it up. If you were asking the simple question of 1435, 1D-1S-?, I am very much in ...
What do you think of the following explanation?
Seems totally appropriate assuming that is their agreement. Even if it is two novices reminding each other of their agreements, playing against C.C. Wei and Ron Andersen, I find nothing that is less than exemplary in their explanation. Opt1 did not have to ask. If it turns out that ...
A deal from Ft Lauderdale sectional pairs game
Let's say half the field gets there. You are still betting about 3 to 1 against. I don't like your risk reward ratio for a line that is very pretty, but by no means a lock.
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