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Don Caplin
Don Caplin
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 22, 2010
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me


writer, teacher

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Meeting my future wife at the Franks' Contract Bridge Studio
Bridge Accomplishments
Won Flight A GNT for New England 4 times; Bruce Pairs, Phila NABC 2012
Regular Bridge Partners
My wife (Sondra), Daniel Albert-Rosenberg, Harrison Luba, Greg Gouillart, Alexander Frieden, Anita Taylor, Joe Stanganelli, Rick Howard, Jack Donaghue
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Spot, Woburn
Favorite Tournaments
Newton MA Individual, Springfield MA Regional
Favorite Conventions
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
Who's the most promising new bridge writer?
Ditto. Both fiction (I read them all) and straightforward bridge advice.
The Best Bridge Writer
Bridge novels: 1. "YARBOROUGH" by B.H. Friedman ( 2. "The Cardturner" Louis Sachar
Bridge Players on TV Game Shows
I would have voted for her.
Bridge Players on TV Game Shows
Here's Diane Barton (around 16:00): The best question was "How many points do you need to open?" Answer: "Goren says 13, but I've done it with 11."
Would you DELIBERATELY take advantage of a penalty card?
I agree; was director called?
Is there UI here? Or just bad bridge
Oh, that hand. We played in the same sectional, opponents bidding: P 1 4... Now my partner threw in a 5D bid, and dealer went to 5 before her partner could double! Down 1.
Declarer had A K J 9 A Q 9 Q 9 A Q 9 3 when defense didn't playback a . Harrison squeezed them to make 5, tying for top.
Meckstroth-Juniors Match on YouTube
It's working now.
Meckstroth-Juniors Match on YouTube
All I've gotten (no names yet) so far is the comment, "I think you have software updates to do :)"
Adam Grossack's bidding problem: AK AQ93 A652 764
X We still play Fishbein, don't we?

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