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JoAnn Sprung
JoAnn Sprung
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 18, 2010
Last Seen
16 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning Mixed Pairs with Danny, my favorite partner in bridge and life.
Bridge Accomplishments
Winner -World Mixed Teams, numerous national championships, Gold, Silver and Bronze world medalist
Regular Bridge Partners
Danny Sprung
Favorite Conventions
Good bad 2NT, Baron, Transfers over 1 Club
BBO Username
Truffle
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
Danny and JoAnn Sprung Multi
Transfers over 1!c Opening - 1!d unbalanced (always 5+)
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Janet Robertson - JoAnn Sprung
2 over 1
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Danny and JoAnn Sprung Non Multi
2 over 1 - Transfers over 1!c Opening 1!d unbalanced
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Betty Ann Kennedy - JoAnn Sprung
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Abe
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Sue Weinstein
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Ken - JoAnn
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Mike Lucas
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Connie Multi
2 over 1 with Multi
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Bruce
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Maria - JoAnn
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UDCA and Smith
I play what partner prefers. It doesn't really matter as long as you have an agreement.
RIP - Jan Janitschke
A very nice man. RIP
Ethical Or Not?
NO! - you answered your own question. You took the bidding tempo into account when determining the meaning of partner's bid. An in-tempo bid can convey UI just as much as a hesitation.
What do you open w/ a 5-5 !C-!S hand?
Patrick - Is that really playable?
Reviving old questions.
Never with a K, sometimes with an ace.
Double Confusion
Clearly the double suggests a preference for defending. Would it be reasonable to double with two small diamonds?
I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore
Yes John - I think it was like saying chill this isn't the Reisinger. I didn't take it as a snipe at the state but the type of tournament. Either way the director didn't address what appears to be a blatant use of UI. FWIW it could be ...
I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore
Karen I don't get your point. Why does debating a director ruling bash the state in which the tournament is held? I have found that directors do travel so they are not necessarily local. That said the IMO 4 bid was a blatant attempt to avoid a misunderstanding ...
Ruling -- Illegal Convention
Lou - yes the pair was probably foreign OTOH in my experience there seems to be a general lack of diligence in clearing systemic conventions prior to start of play. We have also experienced foreign pairs who refuse to fill out a convention card or just fill in the no-trump range ...
Open Las Vegas Discussion Thread
Steve were you stationed at a table looking directly at the globe? I was NS facing the globe. The tables a bit farther away were fine. Playing all afternoon with the globe shining on the table and in my face was headache inducing.
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