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Daniel Jackson
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 19, 2011
Last Seen
May 25
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Houston-area resident. Used to live down the street from James Kirk.

I have started a blog related to robot bridge.

I am also streaming robot bridge, follow me at I play every day at 6:00 am Central.


United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
meeting the woman whom I would later marry
Bridge Accomplishments
National wins: 2014 GNT B, 2013 NAP B, 2009 Red Ribbon, 1990 NLM Swiss National 2nd: 2015 10K Swiss
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Club of Houston
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Daniel Jackson/Mike Doyle
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Richard Traxler's bidding problem: AT8542 K5 J632 A
Why waste space? It's our hand.
Another Fine Mess
So the right line is J, A, ruff with 2, AK, ruff with 6, then ruff club with 9?
2!C openers on BBO
2-2NT by the robot is especially maddening.
Jeopardy Star - James Holzhauer - Plays Duplicate Bridge
In 20+ games James has not mentioned bridge. I had no idea he played until I saw this thread.
Discarding to deceive
The card combination charts say that the best play for five tricks is to finesse the Q, because you can bring in the clubs if Kx is onside or the singleton J is offside. I think you want to play for five club ...
Declarer play problem 05052019
I have three club tricks and two spade tricks, so I need to choose how I am going to play hearts. Let's assume the K is onside. If the K is singleton or doubleton I need to play low to the T in order to get four heart tricks ...
An Old Chestnut
Partner opened 3 vul, I would blast 6.
A Difficult Grand
6+1 should score pretty well. Some declarers will draw trumps and may make only 6 and some pairs may not be in slam. To make 7, I think you need to ruff three hearts low. On a trump lead, I would win the K, ruff a heart, cash ...
In Praise of Richard Willey
Throwing your cards across the room would be a bad idea, too.
In Praise of Richard Willey
I don't think the BBO UI is suitable because of the small click space. But I'm sure something suitable could be created. Instead of a tablet, maybe a computer with a nice large touch screen could be used, such as the Dell P2418HT. Then you might have a ...
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