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Danny Sprung
Danny Sprung
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 23, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning Mixed with Jo, winning my first club game with my grandmother
Regular Bridge Partners
JoAnn Sprung
Favorite Tournaments
Any National. Gold Coast Congress
Favorite Conventions
Transfers over 1 Club, Multi 2 Diamonds
BBO Username
3for3
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Greek gift?
Why do we assume opponents are not in game at the other table?
Who Bid Too Much?
I don't understand the first choice. Are we in a force over 4? If so, is pass/pull stronger than bidding? If not, passing looks crazy. As to the doublers of 5...I think 5 is the percentage bid. Yes, we have shown our 55, but ...
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
At the very least he should be under probation. Preferably for life.
Goodbye, Russ
That book still needs to be published...
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: J7xxx Qx AJ8xxx ---
I don't love it; Qx and terrible spades. But, you just have to bid with this shape and a modicum of values.
Goodbye, Russ
There was a 3 or 4 year stretch in the early 2010's where JoAnn and I would 'always' draw Ekeblad in the Vanderbilt/Spingold. We got to know him (and his system) quite well. A tough opponent and system to play against. RIP.
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
David: "proposed that sponsors (the real party wronged)" The real party wronged is all honest bridge players. Everyone who ever played a board against any dishonest pair has been wronged. Even those who have never competed against such players has been wronged by the damaged reputation to the game we ...
alphazero
If White was shown to have a win with control over the first move, then, perhaps, in order to make the game 'even', we could impose a first move that is less than ideal, and does make the game even again. It might even be as simple as e3, or ...
alphazero
I wonder what the results would be with alphazero playing itself. My hunch is that chess, when solved, or close to it, will be a draw, and the evidence of that seems to be mounting.
alphazero
What is most interesting as a mild chess fan is that 84% of the games were draws; that and the recent World Championship might lead one to the conclusion that chess is getting closer to the point where optimal play will always produce a draw. Of course the humans did ...
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