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Daniel Korbel
Daniel Korbel
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 14, 2010
Last Seen
Feb. 18
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I'm a bridge pro residing in sunny Las Vegas with my fiancee, Sylvia Shi. My hobbies include reading, tennis, Netflix, pool, exercising, cooking, and a computer game called Hearthstone

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
4 Canadian championships, WBF silver medal, National BAM, National Jacoby Swiss Teams, 2nd in Vanderbilt, 4 other 2nds
Regular Bridge Partners
Huub Bertens, Barbara Sonsini
Favorite Tournaments
Puerto Vallerta regional
Favorite Conventions
14-16 nt
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Seamon Junior USBC Winners
Congrats, guys.
Redouble of a Delayed Balancing Takeout Double
Well, I think we need to differentiate between the people who believe it shows 4 trumps and wants to penalize the opponents (basically, 4 trumps and a maximum), and those who believe it can be 3 or 4 trumps with the same meaning, and those who believe it is typically ...
Redouble of a Delayed Balancing Takeout Double
To me, this discussion is extremely surprising. I think you need to have 4 hearts to avoid the disaster of playing 2Hxx on a 4-3 fit with the suit breaking badly. We all respond on thin air sometimes, so in my opinion, if you are raising on 3 you simply ...
Gazilli feedback from those who have played it
I played it with David Grainger also and we eventually scrapped it for causing more trouble than it was worth. The ability to show a constructive preference is appealing, though.
Gazilli feedback from those who have played it
I didn't like it. Maybe inexperience, but it felt like it hurt more than it helped. I tried it in two partnerships.
Team USA at the Beijing Hua Yuan Cup
You're right, i messed up the auction.
Road to the GNT Final Four R16 Q4
Nice write-up, Mike.
The Worst Convention Ever
I've been playing a lot of Dutch Doubleton and it's actually very effective. Henk is right that the 1S bid is not a negative, it just requests a relay to 1NT opposite the weak notrump type (or something else opposite a "real" 1H rebid).
Congrats guys
Great lead, partner!
Nice article. Thank you.

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