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Peg Kaplan
Peg Kaplan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 17, 2010
Last Seen
4 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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Mike, your preferred words instead of "insane" are actually synonyms for "insane":
ATB: -710
Actually, Jeff, if you looked at all my comments you will see that I think the original double by West is correct. We may "have them," with no good place for them to go. Only way to achieve this result would be for West to double. So, your suspicion is ...
ATB: -710
Jeff, yes it could. I still maintain that to never support partner's suit when you have 3 card support on this auction - and only 3 trump in the suit that they have freely bid to the 4 level has much danger. There are hands where 4 won't ...
ATB: -710
You are especially "unlucky" (ahem) when your partner rebids the suit that you've never supported at the 3 level - and you still fail to support it. Would it have been "unlucky", Jeff, had 4X failed by one trick for 200, while the other team scored 420 for 4 ...
ATB: -710
I don't mind west's original double. Partner opened the bidding; west has a hand where he thinks he can beat the opps - and they may have no good place to escape. But wholly agree with those who state that, given the auction, double is wrong at any form ...
Danailov-Stamatov Win Cavendish Pairs
Allan, I agree with Gary that there is more of a "luck factor" in IMP pairs. Unlike matchpoints, where every board has a set top, at IMP pairs some hands simply have far larger swings than others. Acknowledging this, however, should take NOTHING AWAY from Diyan and Jerry! They won ...
Danailov-Stamatov Win Cavendish Pairs
Jerry, difficult to win most events unless you get a bit of luck. Yet, clearly you guys played well throughout in a tough, tough field! Super to see such nice friends WIN a BIG event! VWD!
North Americans Win Cavendish Teams
I just know they sure look like WINNERS to me!
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: Axxx KQT9xxx Q x
Hey; if Dustin's good enough for Bob - he's good enough for me!
Timuçin (Timo) Erkoç's bidding problem: A J3 AJT7532 Q82
May I state that I hate my vote - but - everything else seems a little worse?

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