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JoAnn Sprung
JoAnn Sprung
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 18, 2010
Last Seen
Jan. 24
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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Ethics, gamesmanship and the law
Not unethical or illegal. I think they were getting in your face because you could have played out a few tricks and found out yourself. Gamesmanship? To hide state of match. Maybe but probably not. Shrug and get over it.
Open Letter to ACBL Board of Directors -- Housing Bureau, NABC Rooms, Montreal Summer NABC
Mindy.a housing bureau is absolutely necessary when more than one hotel is involved which is almost always the case. Can you imagine the angry posts if people had to call 5 different hotels to get available dates? With the housing bureau you put in your dates and the availability ...
MONTREAL "Summer Nationals" in July
Perhaps the Queen Elizabeth has been renovated but 20 years ago it had rooms the size of a large closet. There was no place to put suitcases.
MONTREAL "Summer Nationals" in July
I think this is an ACBL issue. The tournament ends on Sunday. Perhaps the ACBL doesn't properly communicate that Sunday night is also a convention night.
MONTREAL "Summer Nationals" in July
Early this morning I went through the entire process online only to be told that the Westin was sold out. I restarted then was finally able to get the Westin with the last Sunday night waitlisted. I suspect it's some sort of snafu with the tournament ending on Sunday ...
What Suit Preference Signal Should You Give?
I would play a middle spot showing no strong preference. There is no way I could possibly want a heart continuation on this hand.
Help needed with a player upset with a director's ruling
The problem with describing the bid is weak is that it means different things to different players. For example inverted minors, a single raise is invitational yet a double raise is "weak". What does that mean? Could you jump raise on anything less than an invite? If weak is truly ...
A Psych Story
Barry take for example the auction above - You believe that you have an agreement that you play transfers over 1M dbl - however you are not positive. When partner alerts the 2 bid confirming your assumption and you can relax. That is UI. Again alerts and explanations are for the ...
A Psych Story
Alerts and explanations are solely for the opponent’s benefit. It is never authorized info for partner whether accurate/expected or not.
Should ACBL have North American Bridge Championship events and titles for all levels of players at NABCs?
Better yet why doesn’t the acbl issue a credit card where one can get master points for purchases? 5x points would be awarded for purchases of entries, bridge books and charges at host hotels. Get enough lifetime points and earn grand life master status.
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