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John Diamond
John Diamond
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 26, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
winning the Rosenblum
Bridge Accomplishments
won the Rosenblum, the Spingold, the Blue Ribbon Pairs, and the World Junior Championship
Regular Bridge Partners
Brian Platnick, Geoff Hampson
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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Stephen Hawking fears robots could take over in 100 years. I tend to disagree.
too funny
Mike Giesler's bidding problem: 97 63 AJ43 AKJ76
I plead the 5th.
Mike Giesler's bidding problem: 97 63 AJ43 AKJ76
Opening 1 with 4 and 5 might be my least favorite treatment in bridge. If I held Ax xx AKQJ 65432, I would open 1.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: KQ42 AK92 A765 9
I think that 1NT and pass are the only options. So I guess 1NT must be right.
Responder rebid in opener's M suit , during 2/1 auction, does it always show fit ?
I play these all as natural and passable, except for A which is natural and not passable since we are not in game yet.
Leading A from the AK, how do you interpret partner's signal when dummy has Qxx?
When partner leads the Ace (playing A from AK) at the 4-level or lower, and dummy hits with Qxx or Qxxx, you only high-low with a doubleton. The most important thing for partner to know is if it is going to go Ace, King, ruff. And so that's what ...
In the Well: Brian Platnick
For those of you who don't know, Brian is hysterically funny. I remember this time when I butchered a hand, and I told him afterwards that I played it too quickly. Brian's response was, "I don't know anyone who plays too quickly as slowly as you do."
In the Well: Brian Platnick
Yes, we were from the South but we didn't know it.
Official Spanish Team Statement
You can't be serious when you say that the USA mishandled things by following the directors' instructions. If I am not mistaken, that is part of the conditions of contest.
Official Spanish Team Statement
Mr. Jimenez, I don't doubt your sincerity, but your behavior was unsportsmanlike, and your bridge arguments make you look inexperienced.

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