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John Diamond
John Diamond
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 26, 2011
Last Seen
14 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am a former trader and computer programmer.  I live in Florida with my wife and my two young kids.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
winning the Spingold 4-handed, and winning the Rosenblum
Bridge Accomplishments
won the Rosenblum (2010), the Spingold (2010, 2017), and the World Junior Championship (1991). 2nd place in the Reisinger (2016), and the Vanderbilt (2009, 2012, 2015). Several wins in national swiss and pair events. WBF World Grand Master
Regular Bridge Partners
Brian Platnick
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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How would you have acted?
Richard, "full details as required by the regulations in force" sounds to me like minimal disclosure, not full disclosure.
How would you have acted?
Tom, this is about full disclosure, not about making sure that declarer doesn't have a brain fart.
How would you have acted?
(1) - 2 natural is alertable
How would you have acted?
judicial activism
How would you have acted?
You absolutely did the right thing by telling your screen mate what your partner's double meant. If you know that your screen mate has misunderstood your or your partner's call, and you don't set him straight, I would rule against you in a committee.
John Diamond's lead problem: QT8652 Q86 KT9 7
Switch the red jacks but keep the shapes the same, and now a trump lead sets it two and a diamond lead sets it just one.
John Diamond's lead problem: QT8652 Q86 KT9 7
I also think that a trump lead is best now.
John Diamond's lead problem: QT8652 Q86 KT9 7
Queen of spades lets the contract make. Ten or 9 of Diamonds sets it two. Everything else sets it one. I led the 2 of spades, but Brian thought I should lead a trump. ...
USA2 Wins Bermuda Bowl
Congrats to both teams. You both played great, and it was thrilling to watch.
USA2 wins d'Orsi Seniors Trophy
Congrats. I am not at all surprised.