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Tracy Brines
Tracy Brines
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 16, 2012
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Learned to play bridge in college (Texas Tech University) where I studied Civil Engineering.  Joined the Navy in 95 and spent 15 years as an Officer on Aircraft Carriers and Destroyers.  Currently living in Southern Maryland (a hour SE of Washington DC) working at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, I am looking for a serious -long term bridge partner to meet at NABC and maybe an occassional regional.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Qualifying for the 3rd day of the National Open Swiss in Seattle in 2011; getting to play behind screens for the 1st time
Bridge Accomplishments
Numerous Regional Open wins; 2nd day of several major national pair events
Regular Bridge Partners
My wife, whom I taught to play
Member of Bridge Club(s)
VA Beach area and WA DC area
Favorite Tournaments
Gatlinburg, Hunt Valley, Norfolk (VA Beach)
BBO Username
OKB - TAB410, Tracyb on BBO (Rarely on BBO)
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Copy of Tracy and Maureen Brines
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Howard Miller
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Copy of Favorite CC
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What am I Asking
how about bid 6S with Dia control?
Passout-seat double by opening preemptor
It means I had too much to drink with dinner :->
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Then play golf - and let those that want to enjoy bridge enjoy it --
Richard Lawson's bidding problem: AJT8542 A J AK42
Technically, pass is not a bid; it is a call...
Rohit Gupta's bidding problem: KQJ KQ873 --- KT873
I dont like 2NT, but what else can I do?
Giles Hancock's bidding problem: QT QT9743 J974 3
bidding 4H is a Sure way to get them into 4S making.
Jakob Prii's bidding problem: JT8 QT96 7 KQJT8
Pass if partner were not a passed hand. Once he is a passed hand, 2C it is...
Kevin Cline's bidding problem: KQJx x x AQT9xxx
I am bidding 4C - a move towards a club slam....
A New Ethics?
so what would happen if a defender played too quickly and failed to find the defense that would break up the over-trick squeeze before it materialized? (Case 3) Should he be allowed to claim "I was trying to speed up the game" and get that trick back? These discussions always ...
A New Ethics?
so instead you get punished for not taking advantage of sloppy play against players that should know better?

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