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Daniel Jackson
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 19, 2011
Last Seen
22 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Houston-area resident. Used to live down the street from James Kirk.

I have started a blog related to robot bridge.

I am also streaming robot bridge, follow me at I play every day at 6:00 am Central.


United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
meeting the woman whom I would later marry
Bridge Accomplishments
National wins: 2014 GNT B, 2013 NAP B, 2009 Red Ribbon, 1990 NLM Swiss National 2nd: 2015 10K Swiss
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Club of Houston
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Daniel Jackson/Mike Doyle
2 over 1
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How to play this grand slam?
I don't ruff a heart at trick 2. I play a club. KK is enough for a lot of people to overcall, so I don't think the squeeze is a gimme. So I would play thusly: A, A, ruff with 8, AKQ, AK. I think the ...
New, simple, more accurate rating system.
I don't care. I just want to play bracket 1 events. Therefore I will continue to grind out the online points.
A GNT Debacle: Too Many Winners
Yeah, they could go back to a two day event, with day 1 reducing to 8 teams. But that would mean not playing the finals and having co-champions.
A GNT Debacle: Too Many Winners
It does and they are sane. 3-5 teams play a round robin to get down to two teams. 6-7 teams play a Swiss to get down to four teams. The B bracket used to be a Swiss to get down to 16 teams. Later it was changed to be a ...
So many mouse clicks.
That's good to know. I will continue using the old client until the new client gets up to speed.
Richard Traxler's bidding problem: AT8542 K5 J632 A
Why waste space? It's our hand.
Another Fine Mess
So the right line is J, A, ruff with 2, AK, ruff with 6, then ruff club with 9?
2!C openers on BBO
2-2NT by the robot is especially maddening.
Jeopardy Star - James Holzhauer - Plays Duplicate Bridge
In 20+ games James has not mentioned bridge. I had no idea he played until I saw this thread.
Discarding to deceive
The card combination charts say that the best play for five tricks is to finesse the Q, because you can bring in the clubs if Kx is onside or the singleton J is offside. I think you want to play for five club ...
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