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Dan Denison
Dan Denison
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 20, 2010
Last Seen
May 25
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired Banker living in San Diego.  Indifferent golfer.  BBO addict, but not as bad as my wife. Dedicated grandfather.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Lifetime favorite auction: (1D)-2D-(3D)-4D-(5D)-6D-(P)-7H (claimed at trick one)
Regular Bridge Partners
Richard Unger; Jeremy Fields; Mary Lou Denison
Favorite Tournaments
Spring NABC's; Hawaii and Palm Desert regionals; WBF's in US
Favorite Conventions
10-13 NT
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Do all players have to have an ACBL number? Or only those wishing to earn ACBL masterpoints? This may affect the breadth of participation.
Dan Denison's bidding problem: --- T7542 A864 AJT5
Usually, but not if 4=4=3=2
Dan Denison's bidding problem: --- 732 A932 KQJ942
I appreciate all the feedback. It reinforces my interest in playing intermediate minor suit jump shifts, which we have discussed but not implemented. At the table I bid 3C which worked out poorly. It made both 5C and 3N opposite a moderate-valued opener. In retrospect, I think that 2N would ...
Mini-NT when?
misplaced comment moved.
Mini-NT when?
Never play in 1 No doubled, but pass forces XX which is occasionally a good place or may scare the opps into another bid.
Mini-NT when?
10-12 is usually a preempt, but you just don't know what suit it is in yet. So you need a good run-out system. You won't ever play 1N doubled. You might get penalized seriously in your run-out suit, but our experience with hundreds hands in this auction is ...
Dan Denison's bidding problem: K73 KJT93 T AJT8
With the score after 6 hours being 17 to 0, I guess we can treat this opinion as unanimous. The only 5H bidder seems to be Jeff Meckstroth. Rodwell accepted the invitation to 6H. (Not sure what their understanding is; he had AQxx of H and second round control of ...
Dan Denison's bidding problem: AQ J6542 Q64 KJ5
In the event I passed, and it was bloody. Down three. Either 1N to protect the tenaces, or XX resulting in 2D from the other side, would be down one, or lead to opponents bidding and making a part score. In retrospect, I like Richard Fleet's suggestion of treating ...
Dan Denison's bidding problem: T9875 4 AJ954 T8
Hmmm. You passed in real life. And a very solid majority supported you. But the majority is not always right.
Jack Spear's bidding problem: JT32 AJ92 2 AJ32
I am a recent convert, but now strong believer, in the theory that in this type of 5-level auction, pass is forcing, and I should pass with one diamond and double with two. Partner can then make an informed decision. Bidding is optional with a void. The theory, which I ...

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