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Peg Kaplan
Peg Kaplan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 17, 2010
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Peg Kaplan is the proverbial "jack of all trades; master of none". When not competing at the bridge table, this Grand Life Master promotes the game she loves, with writing, photography and managing several bridge blogs.  In "real life," Peg sells real estate in Minnesota, and loves her pet birdies.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making 6NT off 2 aces - and having to play all suits - against the Vanderbilt winners :)
Bridge Accomplishments
Escaping hospitalization from any partners.
Regular Bridge Partners
Bill Kent, Kerry Holloway, Paul Meerschaert, Harmon Edgar
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Minneapolis Grand Slam Club
Favorite Tournaments
Nebraska Regional
Favorite Conventions
Invitational jump responses, CRASH
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Off the rails again
I am all for rules, Barry. Part of why I play a more simplistic system than some others. Easier to remember and not have mega disasters when you don't have 387+ pages in your notes :)
Off the rails again
Barry, if you had the diamond control, then why couldn't you simply keycard to find out about partner's trump holding? OR..... you could cue bid 5 yourself - no?
Off the rails again
And if responder had blasted, and opener had the same hand with one fewer heart and the Jx of diamonds - then we'd all be discussing how they should have stayed out of the hopeless slam!
Off the rails again
Barry, this might have worked. Once you go through 4th suit and support spades, rather than simply immediately raise to game, you must have some interest in slam. Ergo, over 3 I think your partner should have considered 4. You can, in turn, cue bid 4, and ...
ACBL tournaments without ACBLscore or paper
Nicholas, having .0000000000000001% of the knowledge of programming, etc., that you do, no pronouncements from me about pluses and minuses of various software. Yet, that being said, after another excellent Nebraska Regional by co-chairmen Cookie Hoberman and Jan Loftin, I did find a bit of amusement in the daily bulletins ...
About that demographic cliff...
Ed; I was talking about average net worth for EVERYONE AT THE TOURNEY! :)
About that demographic cliff...
Stu - as a member of the same district as Warren Buffett, I have attended the Nebraska Regional for years. We always used to joke that when Warren and Bill attended the tournament, the average net worth was about $100 million. (Actually, I just calculated roughly and I think it's ...
About that demographic cliff...
Steve - I'm not sure what you mean. I personally think that the USBF does a superb job of helping to select our best representatives for international competition. I do not see why the effort and cost to do this is useless.
Steve - IF that is what it means! Is it that - or - "I don't have a heart stopper; do you?" :)
About that demographic cliff...
"Playing in the USBF?" Perhaps people should read their charter: The UNITED STATES BRIDGE FEDERATION was formed in 2001, for the primary purposes of selecting and supporting United States teams in International Competition and supporting the World Bridge Federation in its efforts to obtain Olympic recognition for bridge. After making ...

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