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Steven Gaynor
Steven Gaynor
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 23, 2010
Last Seen
July 20
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

ACBL member since 1971; Certified club director (but I'd rather play); I love music of all sorts - I've made a top 50 list every year since 1961, as well as a top 510 of all-time.  Licensed and active insurance agent since 1986.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Meeting my Sweet and Lovely Bridge Playing Wife, Jean, at the Aquatennial bridge tournament on July 14, 2002
Bridge Accomplishments
Finished in overalls of all three ribbon events
Regular Bridge Partners
Jean Boettcher; Brian Crossley; Evan Sachs; Terry Beckman; Mike Cassel; Wayne Gergen; Keith Connolly; Barry Purrington
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Twin City Bridge Center; MGSC
Favorite Tournaments
Las Vegas Regional; Omaha Regional; Mn State
Favorite Conventions
Mini-Roman; Intermediate Jump Overcalls
BBO Username
mrturk
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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Robin Hillyard's bidding problem: --- A542 AK96543 53
I guess if you like undisciplined actions you may be eating a lot of -730's, but when partner has bid NT over their suit and they persist with that suit partner's X is telling everyone THEY have made the mistake. Plus, the juniors defend well, so....
Petition for NABC+ Midnight KO
Remember the Zip Swiss (or KO) song from 'The Music Man'? "Bid a little, drink a little, bid a little, drink a little, Bid, bid, bid, drink, drink, bid a little more..."
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
#5 on your list is a big item.
Mike Cassel's bidding problem: K Q973 8654 AKT6
Yes. This is a matchpoint balancing act. I do not expect a lot of defense from partner, so I will not X unless they get to the 4 level. Cuts down on the doubled overtricks that way.
The Death of 4-Session KO's
Karen, I am talking about the Gopher regional held the week preceding Memorial Day. I believe in giving them what they want, not what we think they should have. You can see the 2019 schedule in Tourney Trax. Peg, my goal in setting a schedule of events is offering what ...
Rich Newell's bidding problem: 65 AT982 J72 JT2
2N. 4 is a transfer to 4, so since they have not bid game yet, why goad them into it. The last time I checked -170 was a better score than -300.
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: Txxxx --- 9xxxx xxx
Well, I remember the hand from an early Vanderbilt match in KC some years ago when responder held something like Jxxxxx, xx, xxx, xx. Partner opened 1 and he responded 1. Partner raised --- to 6. Making when the K was onside. Pard held AKxxx, A, x, AQJxxx ...
Kevin Lane's bidding problem: T J98765 A876 A4
1. Defending 4 partner will surely lead the K from Kx with Qxx on dummy and Ax in declarer's hand.
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: Txxxx --- 9xxxx xxx
Pass. This is IMP's, and if it goes X-P-P, you can make an SOS XX. The really good news is that your opponents get the same cards and the same headache. And 'hok me no chynik' about throwing the Opps off with a 1 bid. Try telling your ...
Board 14 2nd July 2019 Bermuda Bowl Sweden vs Netherlands
The 2nd USA goal by Alex Morgan was a thing of beauty all the way.
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