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Steven Gaynor
Steven Gaynor
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 23, 2010
Last Seen
Dec. 4
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.

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
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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A better rating system
All this talk about a rating system is a huge waste of time. Masterpoints was a brilliant invention back in the day and while it is far from perfect in assessing a players true ability, nothing proposed comes close. It seems to me that those proposing the rating system just ...
Pretend it is 1993 and you’re at a bridge club.
1990 was when our club went to non-smoking games. We had a non-smoking side of the room for a couple years before that, but it was not really working out. Only a Saturday night game allowed smoking and that only lasted a couple of years before the club was 100 ...
Greedy B*st*rd in the Poker World
Captain Renault, I presume?
Opponents remind you of your own failure to alert -- AI or UI?
Yes, Michael, Law 21B 1.(a) says that the last person to make a call on the non-offending side can change their call when there has been misinformation, and that "failure to alert promptly where an alert is required by the Regulating Authority is deemed misinformation."
There is a reason having two cards in the opponent's suit is called 'the death holding'.
Jonathan Cohn's bidding problem: 2 7652 Q9765432 ---
2. Taking Rover out for a walk (I hope).
It is unfortunate that Joe cannot participate as a player, but he will still be an important, useful team member and I wish them the best of luck to become world champions!
New Suit in High Level Competition
How about 'all of the above'?
Sean McNally's bidding problem: T5 AJ8 K52 K9743
Perhaps for them, but not necessarily for everyone.
Steven Gaynor's bidding problem: J64 864 A975 T73
So the rest of the story is that if you bid 2, partner will cue bid. Now if you show your real 4 card suit you can get to at least the making game of 5 +1. Partner has KQxx, A, KQxxxx, AK.

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