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Daniel Sonner
Daniel Sonner
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Member Since
Aug. 12, 2016
Last Seen
40 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I love to play whenever I can and I'm always looking to improve. 

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
17th in IMP Pairs
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ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Responding to 1C (1D) with 5-5 in the majors
If playing something like xyz here it's NF because you have 2C to start some invite and 2D to start some game force available
Doubling opponent's Landy
I play something which I'm pretty sure I got from another article that I now can't find: X=pen of a major or BAL inv 2D weak diamonds 2H=inv + C 2S= inv + D 2N=minors 3C weak clubs 3red inv+ transfer 3S strong 55 minors 3N to ...
$375K ACBL Boondoggle & Hawaii Fallout!
I won't be going because it's too far but I could see the appeal if I was able to make it. It's a tropical paradise with nice beaches and stuff. What better place to go on vacation and play bridge? I think that is the non-cynical appeal.
Style Poll
On 1 I think I'd play 2N as a random spade invite and play 3S as a blocking bid just like I would if there was no competition
Daniel Sonner's bidding problem: AKQ93 JT974 A J9
No special agreements -- new suits forcing or 3N to play
Some Hands from the European Championships
Thanks for sharing the hands!
Anant Rathi's bidding problem: A984 K52 K AKT83
What did pard show up with?
imps (BBO Just Declare)
I agree it's also an interesting problem against humans when you can't infer Q position and they don't pitch hearts, but I think counting out that W is 1354 and E 2353 could still be quite useful. I'd think W would be less likely to lead ...
Thanks for the compliment Jim :) I think Robot bridge is just different -- they never make some mistakes but also make the kind of mistake you see here of assuming you'll get your guesses right. I really like the opportunity robot bridge gives me to practice counting and visualizing like ...

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