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Steven Gaynor
Steven Gaynor
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 23, 2010
Last Seen
16 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

ACBL member since 1971; Certified club director (but I'd rather play); I love music of all sorts - I've made a top 50 list every year since 1961, as well as a top 510 of all-time.  Licensed and active insurance agent since 1986.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Meeting my Sweet and Lovely Bridge Playing Wife, Jean, at the Aquatennial bridge tournament on July 14, 2002
Bridge Accomplishments
Finished in overalls of all three ribbon events
Regular Bridge Partners
Jean Boettcher; Brian Crossley; Evan Sachs; Terry Beckman; Mike Cassel; Wayne Gergen; Keith Connolly; Barry Purrington
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Twin City Bridge Center; MGSC
Favorite Tournaments
Las Vegas Regional; Omaha Regional; Mn State
Favorite Conventions
Mini-Roman; Intermediate Jump Overcalls
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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ACBL announces new director of field operations
I say give him a chance to prove himself before we go looking for a tall tree and a long rope.
Reporting your team's renege
Or forced to be partner to someone not as nice as Hugo Yorke-Smith
Carding question...
I like to play that when the guarded queen is in dummy you show count. Hopefully partner can distinguish between you holding 2 or 4.
Steve Moese's bidding problem: --- KQJ AT983 QT853
3S. Whatever partner is doing I like it. I hope he cannot show a stopper. That means whatever HCP he has are not wasted.
Strong Jump Shift Question
We play GF jump shifts and a new suit by responder would only be a cue bid if opener raised responders suit.
Orlando - The ACBL Reacts!
The ACBL got this one right. They may have other issues, but they are not batting .000.
You be the director!
2C is pass or correct. 2D says our diamond fit rates to be better than our fit in any other suit (meaning I have a lot of diamonds).
Kyle Rockoff's lead problem: A64 QJ432 T6542 ---
In this case leading the Ace may work out once in a while, but most times it is a 'give up' play. I also do not think this is a 'use it or lose it' hand.
Bridge can sometimes be a stupid game...
I transfer to my 5+ card major 100% of the time, not to be confused with 99.9% of the time. It is not a stupid game, just played by people who sometimes make stupid, er, unfortunate decisions.
Robert Leese's bidding problem: AKQxxxx xx --- KQT9
1S 3H - GF 6+ Hearts 3S - extra length, strength unspecified. 4N - 1430 for spades 5S - 2 with the Q, preferring to show the good spades rather than bid 5N showing 2 keys with a 'working' void. 5N - guaranteeing all key cards asking for specific Kings. 6C - CK 6N - after a ...

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