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Barry Dehlin
Barry Dehlin
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Member Since
July 31, 2010
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
First NABC (DC 2009)
Bridge Accomplishments
District GNT B champion
Favorite Tournaments
GNT
BBO Username
bd71
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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World Championship VuGraph Schedule
Recommendation for BridgeWinners management: the World Championships should have their own "Featured Article" thread just like all NABCs.
Bridge and politics
I love my bridge, but I honestly wish that those involved in governance would find better things to do with their time than focus on this, or other, feel-good but substance-free gestures.
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
The uncharitable view of someone who doesn't want to hear advice from qualified opponents is that they are close-minded or hubristic. A charitable view is that they are following Bob Hamman's advice to mentally move onto the next hand, and want to leave ANY post-mortem until later. Another ...
Barry Dehlin's bidding problem: KJ864 A973 AK4 7
@ Richard R...2 is most definitely forcing. For one round. @ Richard F... by immediately raising 2 to 3 arent you risking losing a 44 heart fit?
93.05% (Sorry, couldn't resist)
The real competition in these events are the other humans sitting in your seat with your cards playing the bots at their table. From that perspective, the 55% tournaments mentioned in the OP are not "clubbing baby seals"; there are decent players in this flavor of tournament, or at least ...
Why Abstain?
Other -- I sometimes have no strong feelings, but want to see how experts I respect have voted. I can't see the names of who responded how unless I vote or abstain.
World Junior Online Championship - BBO Sunday
7-player teams?
Mel Coshamiro's Rule of "17"
"As they apply it, they will learn when the rule works and when it does not..." Pretty sure this is empirically wrong for the vast majority. I agree with using rules as starting points, but the problem is that too many teachers (maybe including Colchamiro?) stop at the rule and ...
Expected turnout for the Soloway KO in San Francisco?
I'd support Michael's idea if and only if each team can pre-specify the ensuing KO event(s) for which they want to be eligible. Lower-point teams should have the right to say they are NOT candidates for the open KO field. I do not want to see a ...
Open letter to Robb Gordon
What's the back story on why Robb Gordon asked to be briefed on this system?
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